Kevin Rudolf is currently working on his new album "To the Sky". In an exclusive interview with AceShowbiz, the rapper/producer talked about what he has to offer in this upcoming release and the challenge of finishing it midst the many collaborations he has taken, including producing and writing for such artists as Leona Lewis, Allison Iraheta and Kris Allen.
Stating that he has "total freedom" to do whatever he wants, the "Welcome to the World" hitmaker says he has some dance music for the album which is due for May 25 U.S. release. "I embraced it [dance music]," he said. "I have stuff in the album. A lot of it, it's like most of it up-tempo, most of it electropop rock hip-hop stuff, so I'm totaling going with it."
Rudolf already released a star-studded single "I Made It" which features Jay Sean, Lil Wayne and Birdman. On other featured guests, he opened up, "I got a really special record I did with Wayne a while ago and it's gonna be released and I will put that on and I've Rivers Cuomo from Weezer. He's featured in one of the songs and Three 6 Mafia."
As if lining up those acclaimed musicians is not enough, this Cash Money artist hopes to also get Jay-Z and Kanye West on deck. He additionally eyes a duet with Natasha Bedingfield, reasoning he loves her voice and her whole vibe. Only, he hasn't found the right song for her. "I don't want to waste it [by] throwing her on something that wasn't the right record for her, for me," he explained before adding that one day if he could find the right record for her and she is available, he would love to do a duet.