A Young Thug and Elton John Collaboration Is Reportedly In the Works (UPDATE)
Elton did say he was a fan of Thugga!
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UPDATE 3/23/16: Well, it looks like that collaboration could actually happen, as Thug just posted two pictures on his Instagram of him and Elton John.
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All the way back in December, Sir Elton John said in an interview with Noisey that he was a big fan of Young Thug and even compared the Atlanta rapper to the legendary John Lennon. "I love all of that, it’s unexpected," Elton said of Thug's music in the interview. Now, according to Fader, Elton and Thugga might actually have a collaboration on the way after Lyor Cohen reportedly got the two on FaceTime recently. What would two artists like Thug and Elton John work on together? Well, according to the report, after the two talked, Elton sent over the instrumental to his classic song "Rocket Man" and Thug ended up freestyling over it, though he's reportedly singing and not rapping.
Still, this is all pretty crazy and would be an insane look for Thug, who is already having a crazy year after appearing on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo album. There's no indication as to when this Young Thug "Rocket Man" remix might come out, but if any rapper were make a remix of a song like that, it would be Young Thug. We've reached out to 300 for comment on this story and will continue to update as more details come out.