Elton John has been a part of some major moments in hip-hop history. Like the time he and Eminem performed a duet of "Stan" at the 2001 Grammy Awards. Or when Elton joined Kanye West on the anthemic "All of the Lights," which also featured Kid Cudi, Rihanna, John Legend, Fergie, Elly Jackson, and The-Dream.
The legendary 66-year-old artist may continue his streak in urban entertainment as John recently spoke with Rolling Stone about possibly working with Pharrell on his new album. "I might do a couple of tracks with Pharrell," he says, before stating he doesn't have anything set in stone. Elton John goes on to describe his interest in alternative styles of music like hip-hop and electronica. "For me, I'd have to work with someone who knows about it, like a Pharrell or a Kanye, who I respect tremendously," he adds. "I'd love to do that. It's just a matter of when and where and, should I do it, the mood that I'm in. You can never tell. It's happenstance and luck, basically."
Elton John also talks about his time in the studio with Kanye West while the Chicago rapper was recording My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. According to John, he truly felt like he was in the presence of greatness. "In the studio with Kanye, when I was doing that in Honolulu, he was just on fire," he says. "It was amazing to watch. You knew you were in the presence of greatness. I knew once I heard four or five tracks from that in the studio, I knew it was going to be a motherfucker of a record."
Check out Elton John's full interview with Rolling Stone here.
[via Rolling Stone]
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