Ty Dolla $ign Absorbs Crystal Energy With SZA While Recording "Hit Different"
Hit Different by SZA and Ty Dolla $ign have become a viral hit online, especially on social media but the track is a standout on it's own, without this virility. While SZA is still in the midst of a discussion with her label Top Dawg Entertainment about new music, on the dl during this time she apparently advised Ty on how to act while recording their hit.
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“FEATURING TY DOLLA $IGN” THE ALBUM OUT EVERYWHERE OCTOBER 23. I’ve been blessed with the gift of collaborating. Not every artist can collaborate with another artist and have the final product be something incredible. Many people have said that when you see a song that says, “featuring Ty Dolla $ign,” you know it’s gonna be fire. As humbled as I am when I hear that, I can’t say I disagree. My approach to music has always been about frequencies, emotions and energy. When I collaborate, whether it’s for my project or someone else’s, it’s always about marrying frequencies. When I create a project and have artists featured on my songs, I don’t pick who the hottest artist is or what’s going to get the most streams, I choose which artist’s frequency is going to work best on the song. I use featured artists with the same precision that I would use any instrument. Everybody has their own side of ‘Ty Dolla $ign’ that they prefer: the go-to collaborator of all genres, the underrated king of R&B, the hitmaker of the often raunchy club banger, the multi-instrumentalist & producer. Sometimes, I even want to use my different frequencies on my own songs. I decided to name my third studio album “Featuring Ty Dolla $ign” because there is truly something for everybody on this album. It features some of my most talented friends, on some of the best music I’ve made in my career.
Recently Ty took some time with Vulture and revealed that SZA already knew exactly how she wanted the song to come out. SZA said that Crystals are a must - “She had all these, like, crystals set up, and she wanted me to stand in the correct way to get the right energy,” said Ty. “I did it, and the hook came immediately.”
Ty's newest album "Featuring Ty Dolla $ign" will be shortly available on streaming services worldwide, and it's absolutely STACKED with heavy hitters. Are you on board for the new album or is it looking like a pass? Comment below.