Image for Kanye West Will Produce Charlie Wilson’s Upcoming Album

Kanye West Will Produce Charlie Wilson’s Upcoming Album

Written by Greg Moskovitch on September 24, 2013

One of the biggest voices in music met with one the world’s biggest egos when Kanye West invited Charlie Wilson to collaborate on Bound 2 from this year’s Yeezus. Wilson has now revealed that West will be manning the boards for Wilson’s upcoming new album.

The pair have been making the rounds live, with a stellar performance of Bound 2 on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, accompanied by The Roots and a children’s choir (see below), and a recent performance on Later… with Jools Holland. In an interview with MTV, Wilson revealed that they’ve taken their collaboration back into the studio, saying:

“Kanye and myself, we started already. Kanye is starting on a new record for me. Kanye is one of the greatest rapper/producers that we have. He’s a little controversial, yeah, but he’s still a genius at that in the studio.”

Wilson has stated that Pharrell Williams and Justin Timberlake will also make appearances on the new record. The 60-year-old singer, who has one of the most acclaimed voices in soul and R&B, first worked with the notoriously egocentric producer on the latter’s 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Their collaboration on Yeezus was cited by many critics as the highlight of the album.

(Via The 405)

Watch: Kanye West Feat. The Roots & Charlie Wilson – Bound 2

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds

News

Wu Tang Clan’s GZA Is Collaborating With ‘Blade Runner’ Composer Vangelis on New Album

In news that will leave hip hop and ambient music fans either quivering in excitement or scratching their heads in confusion, Wu Tang Clan member GZA has just posted photos showing him in the studio with legendary film composer Vangelis, the Academy Award winner behind the soundtrack to Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner.

News

Ozzy Osbourne Working on “Really Special” New Album

Epic Records exec Sylvia Rhone has confirmed that Ozzy Osbourne is working on a “really special” new album, following the aging rocker’s solo performance at Epic Fest over the weekend.

News

James Hetfield & M. Shadows Auditioning To Play COD Zombies Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today

James Hetfield is creeping death in the new charity promo for Call Of Duty: Black Ops III.

News

At First Sight Returns In 2015, First Line-Up Announced

At First Sight returns to Sydney’s Carriageworks this month for a day of pop up record stalls, live music and more.

News

Gotye Working On New Album, Dedicated To Electronic Music Pioneers

Gotye is reportedly hard at work a new album, the follow up to 2011 hugely successful Making Mirrors, said to be taking shape as a concept album dedicated to electronic music pioneers.

News

World’s End Press Announce National ‘Tall Stories’ EP Tour

World’s End Press have followed up last week’s news of their new single and EP, both titled Tall Stories, announcing a tour in support of the EP, unsurprisingly named the Tall Stories EP Tour, kicking off in early October.

Around the web

This May Also Interest You