While she did keep most of the details scarce, she did say she was impressed with his work and that “he kills it.”
"I don't want to give up the name of the song yet, but the album is mostly complete," Blige happily teased The Hollywood Reporter. "But I absolutely got a chance to work with the great Kanye West. And the song is crazy — I can't wait for people to hear it."
"The flavor of the track starts off with piano keys,” Blige continued, describing what is already looking like it will be one of the most-anticipated singles off her new project. “It’s very dramatic in the beginning and it goes into a loud horn. That is, like an old sample horn. And then this gigantic beat kicks in and I sing. He rhymes after my two verses. It's incredible. He kills it. I wish I could give you the title, you’d flip, but I just can’t do it yet."
Alright, Mary J., you more than have our full attention now.
Save for letting her collaboration with West slip, Blige so far has successfully kept most of the details surrounding her forthcoming album private. Other artists rumored to appear on the project include Hit-Boy, DJ Camper, B.A.M. and Jazmine Sullivan.
Her new album will be her first since 2014’s London Sessions.
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