Fivio Foreign’s B.I.B.L.E. dropped and hip-hop fans from all over jumped on this long-awaited drop. It includes many fire tracks, including one sample of a Destiny’s Child classic. The drill rapper revealed that Beyonce made him clean up Destiny’s Child sample of ‘Say My Name’ on his track ‘What’s My Name.’
B.I.B.L.E. was released on Friday, April 8, and he appeared on Hot 97 on Thursday, April 7 to promote it. Ebro mentioned during the interview how Fivio chose to sample Destiny Child’s “Say My Name” for the Coi Leray and Queen Naija-assisted “What’s My Name.” Fivio revealed that Beyoncé requested that he “clean up” the record’s vulgar content before she gave her approval to clear the sample.
“Shoutout Destiny’s Child, appreciate that, they cleared that joint,” Fivio explained. “[John “Big John” Platt] and them. [Beyoncé] had to hear it. She heard it. It was a little vulgar, a little bit for her, at first. I cleaned it up, I cleaned it up, I cleaned it up a lot.” “It was like, ‘You can’t be talking about girls like that!’ Afterward, Big John and them explained to me, it’s a bigger record now and it made sense.”
“Say My Name” isn’t the only recognizable sample on the album, as Columbia Records made sure to have a nice budget ready. Fivio recruited Ne-Yo to sample his own 2005 hit “So Sick” for “Love Songs,” while Fivio Foreign interpolates DMX’s “Slippin'” on “Can’t Be Us” and collaborates with Lil Tjay and Yung Bleu to turn Ellie Goulding’s “Lights” into a drill record for “World Watching.”
Throughout the versatile project, the Brooklyn native took creative risks while making sure to colour outside the lines of drill. B.I.B.L.E. is a star-studded affair with features from A$AP Rocky, Lil Yachty, Chloe, Polo G, DJ Khaled, Blueface, and more, with Kanye West serving as executive producer. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Thirsty.
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