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New Music: Charlie Wilson- You Are (prod. by Wyl-E)

September 8, 2010 Leave a comment

Legendary Gap band singer Charlie Wilson is gearing up to release his yet to be titled third solo album via Jive Records. Here’s the first offering “You Are,” produced by Charlie Wilson & Wyl-E. The set will also feature production from Kanye West, the Insomniax, and Gregg Pagani. Preview the song below.

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Charlie Wilson Discusses Working with Kanye West On Upcoming Album

September 4, 2010 Leave a comment

In a discussion with Vibe, Gap Band member Charlie Wilson talks working in the studio with Kanye West (they’ve worked on around 10 joints including leaked records ‘See Me Now’ and ‘Monster’):

“I received a phone call from the label that said Kanye West wanted to work with Uncle Charlie for his new album. Truthfully, I was like, ‘Yeah right…’ Because once I sang on a Kanye West’s Graduation, but during the sessions he wasn’t even in the studio. He had two or three sessions going on. So we set up some recording dates and I came out to L.A. to the A&M Records studio lot. First, let me just say that I’m a guy who is always punctual. I’m usually a half and hour early. So I get there and I turn my back to talk to the engineer and someone taps me on the shoulder and it’s Kanye! He was already there—and on time! A rapper on time? That was news [laughs]. But Kanye is a true businessman. He’s not that fashionably late guy. He takes care of his business.

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