Kool G. Rap Remembers The Time He Failed A Recording Session With The Neptunes
Kool G. Rap talks about the time he failed a recording session with The Neptunes for his Rawkus debut “The Giacana Story.” In his 20 year plus career, Kool G. Rap has worked with DJ Premier, Marley Marl and more.
In a recent interview with Unkut, Kool G. Rap remembers the time he had a studio session that ended up failing. He revealed that he was supposed to record a track produced by The Neptunes for his 2002 Rawkus album.
According to Kool G. Rap, Pharrell and him were unable to get on the same page, as Pharrell wanted to recreate the Juice Crew emcee’s hits like “Ill Street Blues.”
“Pharrell was trying to cater to hits that I did in the past, but I wanted him to come with some of the things he was doing during those times,” he said. “He was trying to come to my world, but I was trying to go to his world. I was trying to explain to him, ‘I’m trying to bring G. Rap to your world. Not convert to your world.’ But he was stuck on ‘Ill Street Blues.’ I guess that was one of his favorite G. Rap records, so I suppose he was trying to cater to that sound – but I was trying to get into the Neptunes sound of the times!”
Kool G. Rap is currently working on a full length album with both The Alchemist and Necro.Photo credit: unkut.com