BTS’s RM and Pharrell Tease Music Collaborations

One other seismic collaboration from singer-rapper-producer Pharrell is coming your approach, this time with megastars BTS. The artist behind hit collabs — together with “Get Fortunate” with Daft Punk, “Blurred Strains” with Robin Thicke, and “Drop It Like It is Sizzling” with Snoop Dogg — sat down with fellow multi-hyphenate artist RM of BTS for Rolling Stone’s Musicians on Musicians collection. They interviewed one another concerning the ins and outs of constructing music, what it is prefer to endure the highs and lows of fame with out shedding one’s creativity, and even teased an upcoming collab (or two) within the course of.

RM, who’s exploring solo tasks as BTS takes a short lived pause from making music as a bunch so particular person members can full their necessary enlistment within the Korean army, opened as much as Pharrell about how he generally wonders if he nonetheless has a ardour for music in the best way he did as a teen. “I am between my chapter one and two, like I mentioned, the group and solo,” RM shared. “Perhaps I am between music and perhaps [visual] artwork, between that. So generally I actually really feel afraid, like, ‘What if I do not like music anymore?’ I really like artwork. Nevertheless it’s considerably completely different . . . Generally I actually really feel afraid — like, music, it isn’t my very first thing anymore.”

Pharrell may relate. “Yeah. That is short-term,” he instructed a relieved RM. “Then hastily you go, ‘Whoa. It is the one factor I need to take into consideration.’ It’s going to occur.”

RM continues to be discovering inspiration in music. In actual fact, Pharrell teased that RM, alongside different yet-to-be-revealed members of BTS, will seem on his upcoming album. “My undertaking . . . the title of the album is ‘Phriends,'” he mentioned. “It is the amount one. You guys are on there, clearly. And I am really speaking about this far more than I am speculated to, but it surely’s a tune from my album that [BTS] sang, and it is wonderful, and I am tremendous grateful . . . Everybody that hears [the song] is like, ‘Whoa.'”

RM is also working on a solo album, which he instructed Pharrell he is 90 p.c finished recording (it is rumored to be dropping someday in November). Earlier than their interview wrapped up, Pharrell additionally spoke one other collab into existence. “I am simply going to place this on the market. You mentioned you are 90 p.c finished along with your solo album. But when inside that final 10 p.c, in the event you want — you do not want me, however I imply . . .  If you wish to do one thing, we are able to really do it . . . and also you inform me what you need. Up-tempo? We go up-tempo.”

“I am honored and grateful,” RM responded, seemingly confirming that the pair will hyperlink up yet one more time on RM’s undertaking.

Neither Pharrell’s “Phriends” album nor RM’s solo album have official launch dates but, so take a look at their full Rolling Stone interview under to carry you over till we get our subsequent replace on their extremely anticipated releases.

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