Christina Aguilera Collaborates With Ty Dolla $ign & 2Chainz For New Song ‘Accelerate’
Her new album Liberation is set to release June 15 and has a song with a hip-hop, R&B vibe “Accelerate” that recently had an early release. “To me, there’s nothing like an amazing hip-hop beat,” Aguilera told Billboard. The song features Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz, she said “I love 2 Chainz’s part.”
This will be Aguilera’s first album in six years. She’s been preoccupied with The Voice, which she said is a “churning hamster wheel.” When asked if she’d return to The Voice, she said it “wasn’t what she signed up for” and wasn’t “about the music.” Aguilera’s children, who are 10 and and three years old, were a reason for her to stay on The Voice, but now since leaving the show she’s excited about showing them “what Mommy really does.”
Kayne West coproduced “Accelerate” and “Maria,” and Aguilera said she “always been a fan” of him. “Outside of, you know, his controversial aspects, I just think he’s a great artist and music maker and beatmaker. The artists that he chooses to pluck from different walks of life are so interesting.”
Recently, West went on a Twitter rant voicing his support of Donald Trump and called slavery “a choice.” His actions have grabbed the attention of his fans and friends such as Chance The Rapper and the president himself.
Aguilera hasn’t spoken to West recently.
She is excited about her career moving forward and touring. She said, “this needs to happen” and she is “looking forward to getting back out [there].”