‘It’s gonna be classic,’ rapper says of track produced by Pharrell Williams.
By Shaheem Reid
“Justin Timberlake came through last night, man,” Game told Rap-Up.com. “The vibe changed. And it went to where I can see Grammy Awards. I had a really dope energy from him being in the booth last night.”
Game tweeted about seeing Timberlake in the studio last week. “Just gettin’ home from studio,” he wrote. “Was in with Pharrell, listenin 2 new beats & out of nowhere Justin Timberlake walks in, 2 b continued… R.E.D.”
Game insisted that Skateboard P — a friend and longtime collaborator of Timberlake’s — didn’t have to broker any deals to get the singer to come to the lab.
“Pharrell didn’t call him,” Game said. “I don’t know how he fell through, but he fell through. Two JTs, in the studio at the same time, and the P Dub. It’s gonna be classic.
Justin Timberlake, man, is big sh–. Everybody listens to Justin Timberlake, from little white girls in Malibu to chicks in the ‘hood. The songs he comes out with, the features on Timberland’s albums and his own albums and working with Pharrell in the past. All the way back to my little sister loving her ‘NSYNC CDs.
“Justin, he’s dope,” the rapper continued. “I appreciate his music. I never thought I would work with Justin and for it to turn out to be as catastrophic as it was, was amazing.”
It was a collaboration the Game will be storing in his “mental rolodex.”
Throughout the recording process of the album, Game has been taking to Twitter to announce some of his other collaborators, which include Dr. Dre, Cool and Dre, DJ Premier and Gucci Mane.
The song with Gucci Mane is called “Krazy” and was released a few weeks ago, as was the Cool and Dre production “Big Money.” The R.E.D. Album is slated to drop sometime in early 2010.