News: Project Pat Talks Santogold Collaboration

Friday, Jan 23, 2009 4:00PM

Written by Danica Dow

As he prepares to release his seventh studio album, Project Pat follows in Jay-Z's footsteps by collaborating with Santogold.

Jay-Z sampled Santogold's song "Shove It" for his Notorious soundtrack contribution, "Brooklyn Go Hard." And recently Project Pat's remix of the same track hit the net. Pat told SOHH how the collaboration came about.

"Santogold has a relationship with Paul and Juicy [of Three 6 Mafia] and she told them she wanted me on the song. I was more than obliged. I was very honored. She said she listened to my stuff. [It] was shocking to me. I was like, 'For real?' She was like, 'Yeah I want Pat on this song bad.' So I had to go on and make it happen."

"I think that people are really vibing on her music. Everybody get their time and I think now is her time."

The Santogold record will not appear on Pat's upcoming album, Real Recognize Real.

Real Recognize Real revisits the massive Memphis sound, complete with gunshots, call and response vocal loops, and trunk-shattering bass. (PrefixMag)

Project Pat first had mainstream success when he provided the hook for Three 6 Mafia's hit "Sippin' on Some Syrup" in 2000.

"Sippin' On Some Syrup" is a track from Three 6 Mafia's 4th studio album, When the Smoke Clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1. Pimp C and Bun B from UGK made a guest appearance. Project Pat provides the hook for the track. (Wikipedia)

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