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Evian Christ Confirms New Kanye West Album, Drops Details

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By Courtney E. Smith

In an interview with self-titled, producer and member of the Very G.O.O.D. Beats music stable Evian Christ revealed some of the details of how he got involved with Yeezus and dropped the news that Kanye West is already working on a follow-up. The request he made of Christ, whose given name is Josh Leary, is a little less experimental sounding than last go-around.

“I’ve got to get home and write an Otis Redding–style beat for him,” said Leary. “[West] e-mailed last night. He wants something that sounds a bit like Otis Redding, a bit like Mobb Deep.”

West sought out the producer during the end stages of readying Yeezus and Leary says he ended up keeping all the beats he was sent. He details West’s people asking him to take a last minute flight to Paris to work with the megastar. It would be his first time in the studio and it yielded huge interest from other artists.

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