BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM and Janet Jackson are leading a new tribute to funk legends Sly And The Family Stone.

The stars will join the likes of Buddy Guy, Moby, MAROON 5 and John Mayer on upcoming covers album DIFFERENT STROKES BY DIFFERENT FOLKS.

The highlights of the album include AEROSMITH star Steven Tyler's duet with ROBERT RANDOLPH on I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER and an all-star jam on Family Affair featuring John Legend, Joss Stone and VAN HUNT.