It’s often that rappers take inspiration from all genres of music and it’s becoming more common that the reverse is true.
"We were listening to a lot of Kendrick Lamar," he told Rolling Stone when asked about inspiration for the album. "We loved the fact Kendrick was so open-minded and he didn't do a straight-up hip hop record. He threw everything on there, and that's exactly what we wanted to do. The goal, in many, many ways, was to avoid rock & roll."
David Bowie’s forthcoming album is slated for release on January 8. He recently released the project’s title track single, which you can hear below.
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