Chopping it up with Self-Titled Mag, G.O.O.D. Music producer and Yeezus collaborator (“I’m In It”) Evian Christ took time out to speak on working with Kanye West and even reveals some tidbits about his forthcoming album.
“Kanye is the one dude who’s like, ‘This is not experimental enough. This is too poppy. Make something else.’ The other guys are like, ‘We don’t get it.’ Kanye is a dream to work with. No one else gives you that level of creative freedom. When he wants you to work to a blueprint, the blueprint is: ‘Don’t make a rap beat. Anything but a rap beat.’”
“I’ve got to get home and write an Otis Redding–style beat for him,” explains Leary. “He e-mailed last night. He wants something that sounds a bit like Otis Redding, a bit like Mobb Deep.”
The UK producer also provided his stylings to Young Thug’s “Stoner.” Take a listen below.