Kanye West Reveals Plans to Record With Taylor Swift
Kanye West and Taylor Swift made headlines together in 2009 at the VMA Awards, when he famously interrupted her acceptance speech, turning a triumphant moment for Swift into a debacle. But nearly six years after the event, it seems all has been made well; in fact, West has revealed plans to record with the 'I Knew You Were Trouble' hitmaker.
"She wants to get in the studio," he tells Ryan Seacrest. "We definitely gonna go in. Any artist with an amazing point of view, perspective, fan base -- I'm down to get into the studio and work. I don't discriminate; I don't have an elitism of music because of how many Grammys or the amount of ratings you get on an album ..."
West adds that he would be open to recording with many different artists, name-checking Swift, Beyonce, Jay Z and, yes, even Beck. At this year's Grammy Awards, West again hopped on stage after Beck's record won Album of the Year over Beyonce. He insists that the stunt was a joke -- but still maintains that the 'Single Ladies' singer should have won.
Even though the stage crashing may have reminded Swift of some memories she would rather forget, the rapper says, "Taylor Swift came up to me right afterwards -- literally right afterwards -- and tells me that I should'a went onstage. This is the irony of my life."
Further details about a West and Swift collaboration haven't been revealed, but it's nice to know that there are no longer ill feelings between the two artists. It sounds like a pop-rap hit (or maybe a country-rap hit?) will someday be in fans' earbuds.
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