Having dropped the Clipse x KAWS x Complex cover earlier, Complex unleash the second cover featuring Jeezy & ESPO. Here is an excerpt of his interview with them. Also, behind the scenes of the shoot can be seen after the break.
Read the rest here.Everyone seems to downplay your creative process as a songwriter. So walk us through developing a song.Young Jeezy: I don’t go in the studio like, “I’ma make a smash today”—that ain’t my whole method. My music is feeling. If I just left the club or somethin’, I’ll probably go and cut a club record. If I’m going through something, then instead of it being bright in the studio, it might be a little dark, a little mellow in there, and it might be a feeling song.What are the images that come to your mind when you’re doing a club song?Young Jeezy: When I go out, I kinda just take my mind off everything that’s going on and have fun like a regular dude. Every other song that come on, you [go] “Ohhh!” That’s the feeling. It’s like triumph. You work so hard, you should play even harder.