Though XXXTentacion is gone, his musical legacy is destined to stay on. For these searching for a silver lining, it will seem that the rapper’s posthumous album remains to be on the way in which. Producer John Cunningham, who labored intently with X on ?, has caught up with Genius to supply an replace on the state of affairs, vis-a-vis X’s upcoming music.
“We principally began making this subsequent album proper after ? got here out,” explains Cunningham. “The songs and the concepts and the imaginative and prescient of all of it was completed or very near being completed.” While he is a lot of the inventive management has fallen onto his shoulder, he feels the last word course of the challenge was already determined by its unique writer. “The entire thought, the idea, the songs, [all that] was completed,” explains Cunningham.
We already know that X was closely plotting three albums on the onset of 2018; one was ?, and the opposite two have been tentatively titled Skins and Bad Vibes Forever. It’s unknown whether or not the album in query is among the unreleased two, although such a conclusion seems seemingly. It’s additionally doable that Cunningham is particularly referring to Bad Vibes Forever; the album was beforehand teased by Denzel Curry, who posted this mysterious tracklist. In any case, it is good to know that X’s upcoming challenge will probably be in keeping with what the late rapper would have needed.
Cunningham additionally opens up about current curiosity in XXXTentacion, notably from excessive profile artists. “It’s laborious to see somebody that he appeared as much as and didn’t know whether or not or not they favored him again saying they favored him after he’s gone,” he admits. ” I do know he would have been so glad seeing a variety of these items whereas he was nonetheless round.”
We beforehand had the pleasure of chatting with John Cunningham about working with X; peep that right here.