Andre 3000 gets his song cleared by JAY-Z and Beyonce.
Andre 3000 is making his return to music after 17 years, as he is all set to drop an album titled “New Blue Sun” this Friday. Ahead of the instrumental album release, the legendary rapper sat down with NPR for an interview, where he revealed getting a song cleared by JAY-Z and Beyonce.
“So No. 5 is called ‘Ninety Three ‘Til Infinity And Beyoncé.’ That was more when I was a youngster – Souls of Mischief was one of my favorite groups and ’93 ’til Infinity,’ everybody remembers that song,” he said about the song.
“So it was kind of like a fun nod and you know, Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story, he always say, ‘To infinity and beyond!’ You know? So, it was kind of like, ‘Ninety Three ‘Til Infinity And Beyoncé. So it was kind of just this fun thing.”
He continued, “I was being silly. And thank you, Beyoncé, for letting me use the name! I actually had to clear it. I had to call. And thanks Jay! I text him, I was like, ‘Hey man, can you ask Beyoncé? I know I got this clearance thing coming through for this song.’ And I explained to him how I used it. And I’m just happy they let me use it so thank y’all. I really appreciate that.”
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