Ski Beatz & Mos Def Produce Curren$y's Debut, "Pilot Talk"
New Orleans emcee Curren$y may have gotten introduced to Rap fans over five years ago, courtesy of being the earliest face of Young Money Records. However, in the last year, the man also known as "Spitta" has far surpassed his mid-decade buzz with close associations to platinum producer Ski Beatz, Dame Dash and seemingly brother-from-another, Wiz Khalifa.
Now signed to Roc-A-Fella Records/Def Jam, Curren$y may quiet represent the rebirth of a dynasty with his forthcoming album, Pilot Talk. HipHopDX's friends at Complex.com attended a recent listening session at Dash's DD172 studio compound, and provided a track-by-track rundown, complete with notes and response.
With the bulk of the album produced by Reasonable Doubt/Camp Lo producer Ski Beatz, Complex zoned in on a rare Mos Def-made track, "Breakfast."
Complex said, "Mos Def supplies a beat that knocks, with horns that ride throughout and a hint of a Jazz swing. Don't worry though, Curren$y doesn't switch it up at all, and still talks that pilot shit, bragging about 'New Orleans this morning, New York this evening' and creepin' with side chicks. The album version is updated from the song used for the video, with new ad-libs here and there from Mos."
Read the rest of the Complex.com album preview here.
Pilot Talk is presently due for July 13th on Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records.