Korn Bassist goes Hip-Hop
Korn bassist Fieldy is set to release his first solo album “Rock n Roll Gangster” on January 22nd through Epic Records.
This is the first solo effort from any member of the group and it sees Fieldy exploring the world of hip-hop according to a press release from Epic Records. “ Those expecting a straight rock record from the Korn bassist will be pleasantly surprised to find Fieldy’s love for hip-hop has an unmistakable presence on his first solo album,” said Epic Records.
“What inspires me to make music, is rap music. I’ve always loved it and having the love I have for rap made me want to do a rap album,” Fieldy explains. “I just wanted to put together a fun party type record. Something to party to, you know? It’s not full of gangsta rap or anything like that. To me, it’s like Cheech and Chong meets Sesame Street”
Fieldy shared production duties with Polar Bear, “fellow Los Angeleno and up and coming producer”. On the tracks he produced Fieldy also played the guitar, bass, drums and keyboard tracks. He called in guest vocalist for several of the tracks including Tre from Pharcyde for “Sugar-Coated” and Sondoobie of Funkdoobiest for “Put a Week on It” and his Korn bandmate Jonathon Davis for “Just for Now”.
Epic plans to release the first single and video, “Are You Talking to Me” in the coming weeks.
You can hear clips from the album at fieldysdreams.net/