KANYE: TIMBO IS REAL NO.1
EXCLUSIVE: Kanye tells MTV News he bows in the presence of greatness and announces tour....
Kanye West may be looking down on everyone else from the top of the UK singles charts, but MTV News can exclusively reveal that he had to beg fellow super-producer Timbaland to help him put the finishing touches to Stronger.
Having just come off the stage at last weekends V Festival (pictured here with his DJ A-Trak) he told us: Timbaland is my favourite producer. We went in the studio a week and a half ago and he re-did the drums for Stronger.
The Chelmsford crowd seemed blissfully unaware that they were the first to hear the new version: That version was with the re-done drums. I would play Stronger in the clubs and it wouldnt knock the Timbaland records so I went to Timbaland and begged him to help me on the drums.
In a startling admission, Kanye continued: I had to bow in the presence of greatness.if I do say so myself!
Meanwhile the Roc-A-Fella rapper has announced a new UK tour. Tickets for the shows have go on sale tomorrow morning (August 22nd) at 9am.
Dates are as follows:
London, Hammersmith Apollo " November 21
Brighton, Brighton Centre " 24
Bournemouth, Bournemouth International Centre " 25
Cardiff, Cardiff International Arena " 27
Plymouth, Plymouth Pavilions " 28
Manchester, Apollo " December 4
Newcastle, Carling Academy " 5
Glasgow, Carling Academy " 6
Wolverhampton, Civic Hall - 9
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