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This hot club jam features Will.i.am rapping in a thick, Caribbean patois. The Black Eyed Peas songwriter told Spin magazine that he is proud enough of the song that he'd even play it for Jay-Z. "I would go to Jay's studio and play this be like 'Boom! Check it out!,' said Will. "Then I go dirty Caribbean on him on the last verse."
This is one of three tracks on The Beginning
to be produced by Damien "DJ Ammo" LeRoy, the other two being the lead single "The Time (The Dirty Bit)
" and "Do It Like This
." The Los Angeles-based music producer regularly DJs all over the world and has played parties for Will.i.am, and Fergie as well as Outkast. He also produced Kelis' single "4th of July (Fireworks)
," which was released on Will's label via Interscope.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
Jon Anderson of Yes
From the lake in "Roundabout" to Sister Bluebird in "Starship Trooper," Jon talks about how nature and spirituality play into his lyrics for Yes.
They Might Be Giants
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
Martyn Ware of Heaven 17
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.