Madonna Talks Working With Kanye West

Madonna, Kanye West

Madonna Talks Working With Kanye West

Collaborating with Yeezy was "a bit of a bullfight," says Madge.

Published April 7, 2015

What happens when two of music’s biggest names get in the studio?  “A bit of a bull fight,” said Madonna, of working with Kanye West.

Yeezy co-produced a track called “Illuminati” with Madge off her Rebel Heart album, but the collaboration had its bumps. He knows that he's walking into a room with a person with a strong point of view, and I do too," she revealed in the latest issue of Cosmopolitan hitting stands next week."I listen to what he has to say, take it in, and he listens to what I say and takes it in." 

Admitting that she and West "didn't agree on everything," Madonna added that "he has good ideas."  


Later in her Cosmo talk, the Material Girl discussed feminism, sexuality and career longevity. On staying the game for well over 20 years, the Michigan-born mega star offered some sound advice. ”Popularity comes and goes," she said. "You need to know who you are, what you stand for, and why you're here." is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.   

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(Photos from left: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Roc Nation, Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

Written by Latifah Muhammad


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