News: Cool & Dre On The Game's "R.E.D." LP, "We're Trying To Completely F*cking Produce The Whole Thing" [Video]
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2009 5:15PM
Producers Cool & Dre recently offered new details on The Game's upcoming R.E.D. Album and expressed out their intent to produce the entire project.
In addition to the album, Dre also touched on Game's overall appreciation for hip-hop.
"It's a f*cking great experience working with The Game," Dre said agreeing with Cool. "To know that you have someone that you consider family and the music you guys make goes, every time. Every time, it's just a great chemistry. Like 'Hate It Or Love It,' it went huge. Our first number one record of our career. 'My Life,' Top 10. 'Big Dreams,' a record that didn't get no push, f*cking charted. He's dope, the new album is so retarded. We did some sh*t, we're going up there this week. We did a couple new records. We're trying to completely f*cking produce the whole thing, but you know, it's tough. People will step up their level of sh*t for Game. So you know, it's dope because it forces us to step it up...It's dope because he goes in there and writes a f*cking classic record. You know what makes Game dope? He respects the art form, he loves hip-hop so much. Like he respects classic records." (Jessie Maguire)
The Game recently spoke on his forthcoming R.E.D. Album and said it would give fans a similar vibe to his debut, The Documentary.
"The R.E.D. Album is a little soulful," Game said in an interview over the summer. "It's crazy because it could be pre-Documentary, and it could be post-R.E.D. Album, like it's early and late. It's early and late, so it's just on time. If you could understand that. It's like I'm raw. Like [on] some of the songs my flow is as raw as before I got with Dre...Then the songs are so big and melodic and so music-filled that you could tell that I've been around for a while...So, you know, that's the vibe and it's soulful, but it's still right where you need it to be. It's not too sample-heavy and not just that soulful where it takes away from what I do, and it isn't gonna bore you or tire you out. This album is going to be incredible, man, and I would say it's going to be my best album." (MTV)
He also said the project could be one of his most lyrical records to date.
"The album will be out later this year," Game said in an interview last July. "I know people say it all the time, this album re-rooted me, took me back to The Documentary days and this might be my hardest-spitting album. Can't wait to finish that, the anticipation level is through the roof. I'ma give the people what they need." (103 Jams)
A portion of Game's studio sessions for the album landed online earlier this year which featured him rhyming over an R&B-laced track.
"Look, riding through New York, Boston Red Sox, uhh, I'm about to kill this sh*t," Game said in a video. "Drop top rose phantom, call it a headshot/Back up in this b*tch like a red dot. About to sell another milli like the n*gga with the dreadlocks/VIP, that's me, call the waitress before I get there/Have a top model chick taste it/Patron fountain...Haters don't want it with the young Don P/From the back of the club to the front with his whole army." (Haze TV)
A release date for the album has not yet been announced.
Check out Cool & Dre discussing The Game below: