Grammy-award winning, frontman and producer of The Black Eyed Peas, is teaming with Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

In addition to completing his first full-length motion picture soundtrack album collaboration, penning four brand new original songs (and the instrumental score), will also be doing double-duty as the voice of a new character, Moto Moto.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, the album, is set for a November 4 release in the physical and digital marketplace on the Music Group/Interscope label. The movie, a Paramount Pictures release, opens nationwide on Friday, November 7.