Kanye West Working On New Album Says Producer
The request he made of Christ, whose given name is Josh Leary, is a little less experimental sounding than last go-around. "I've got to get home and write an Otis Redding-style beat for him," said Leary. "[West] e-mailed last night. He wants something that sounds a bit like Otis Redding, a bit like Mobb Deep."
West sought out the producer during the end stages of readying Yeezus and Leary says he ended up keeping all the beats he was sent. He details West's people asking him to take a last minute flight to Paris to work with the megastar. It would be his first time in the studio and it yielded huge results - he's had requests from Drake, Tyga and Rick Ross after helping create Yeezus cut "I'm In It."
"Kanye is the one dude who's like, 'This is not experimental enough. This is too poppy. Make something else,'" he explained. "The other guys are like, 'We don't get it.' more on this story
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