Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Kanye West, FKA Twigs, and Serpentwithfeet join forces on ‘Ego Death’
A joint effort between Skrillex and Kanye West has been in the works since as early as 2012. While the collaboration was ultimately shelved pre-Yeezus, nearly a decade later two of modern music’s most titanic forces have officially come together on a track, this time surrounded by an impressive list of collaborators. Ty Dolla $ign, frequent collaborator of both Skrillex and West, brings the two together on “Ego Death,” along with additional firepower from FKA twigs and Serpentwithfeet.
“Ego Death” lands hot off the heels of West and Travis Scott’s latest, “Wash Us in the Blood,” cropped from West’s upcoming LP God’s Country. The star-studded collaboration also comes shortly after Skrillex and Ty Dolla $ign’s untitled piece highlighting racial injustice from earlier this summer. The collaborative ties between these five run deep, with Skrillex also assisting on the production of FKA twigs’ critically lauded late 2019 LP MAGDALENE.
Kanye and Ty Dolla $ign had reportedly teased an early version of “Ego Death” sometime during the Yandhi or pre-Jesus Is King era. Though now, with some final touches from Serpentwithfeet and FKA twigs, the track is finally ready to see the light of day, and based on the sheer collective star power these five bring to the table, this might be the posse cut of the year.
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