Tag: Collaboration

Alex Faith and Dre Murray’s musical brotherhood on ‘Southern Lights: Overexposed’

Rappers Alex Faith and Dre Murray released their first collaborative album, Southern Lights: Overexposed, last month and the pair of emcees shared what it’s been like working as duo after establishing themselves as two of the most dynamic individual rappers in the faith-based hip-hop movement. For Alex, he saw a kindred spirit in Dre that made him realize they were a perfect musical fit.

Kanye West working on new album with Rick Rubin

Kanye West is hard at work on his follow-up album to 2013s controversial Yeezus, and once again the mercurial star has recruited legendary producer Rick Rubin to assist with the project. Rubin said as much during a recent interview with Zane Lowe of Radio 1.

André 3000 reportedly working on new music from Aretha Franklin

With OutKast’s Big Boi making headlines by joining a new high-powered management firm, his partner Andre 3000 seems to also be making some new, attention-grabbing associations. The legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin was honored at a glitzy event at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City in celebration of her 72nd birthday, and the iconic singer revealed that she’s working on new music.

Mobb Deep to collaborate with The LOX

Mobb Deep and The LOX are two of East Coast hip-hop’s most beloved crews. And according to a recent interview with Shade 45’s Sway In the Morning, Mobb Deep’s Prodigy has revealed that the two parties will be collaborating in the very near future.

Twista on working with Lady Gaga: ‘I had butterflies’

Lady Gaga surprised both her own fanbase and lots of hip-hop heads when she tapped veteran rappers Twista and Too $hort for her single “Jewels and Drugs” from her upcoming ArtPop album. The track, which also features hip-hop star T.I., was recently performed at the iTunes Festival, and Twista spoke to RO about the experience of collaborating with such a pop megastar.