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Young Thug Says His Latest Album Was Inspired By J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar


It’s hard to tell exactly when Young Thug’s next studio album Hy!£UN35 is coming out, but whenever we do get the chance, Thugger’s already got an idea of what it’s going to sound like.

Speaking with French magazine Les Inrocks while touring abroad recently, Thug was asked about his album, and during his explanation, he name-checked J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar as inspirations (the magazine is written in French, so this is a rough translation):

“First, I hope it will come out this year. It’s a pretty crazy thing in which I tried to make songs, real songs, not the quick stuff like on a tape. A dose of Kendrick Lamar, a dose of J. Cole, this stuff because it’s got to be an album.” Are these the vibes Thugger’s looking for?

Thug also delved into his relationship with Kanye West, citing the leak of “Danny Glover” as West’s inspiration to work on an album with him. Bone up on your French (or use Google translator) and read the rest here.

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