Between crafting 50 Cent's "My Life" and Game's "Blood Diamonds," producer S1 kept his name ringing in Hip Hop heads' ears in 2012. Now, in an exclusive interview with HipHop-N-More, the Strange Fruit Project beatsmith revealed his impending collaborations for 2013.
According to S1, he has been producing tracks for a number of Hip Hop's finest, including Royce Da 5'9", Raekwon and Lupe Fiasco on the second part of Food & Liquor II. S1 added that he's also been working heavily on his Very G.O.O.D. Beats production partner Kanye West's next solo album.
"I’m working with Lupe on his new album that is supposed to come out this year. I actually have been working a lot with him. I got a lot of songs with Lupe. This is the second part of Food & Liquor II and I am very involved with the overall sound he’s creating. Definitely excited about it...I’m working with Raekwon, of course Kanye, Royce Da 5’9” on his solo project, I’ve been sending some songs to Eminem as well. J. Cole is another one. Then I’ve been working with Ryan Leslie as well."
He continued, "I’m always working with Kanye. In fact, I’m actually part of his production team Very G.O.O.D. Beats. I’m always involved with stuff he’s working on, whether it’s his solo project or a G.O.O.D. Music compilation album. I’m always contributing my ideas of work to him..[Kanye]’s gearing up to like really go in on [his solo album]. I’m definitely excited about being a part of that."