It’s been two years since Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign teamed up for the global smash-hit, “Psycho,” and the two are back at it again with their new single, “Spicy”
While “Pyscho” appeared on Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys, their second collaboration comes from Ty Dolla $ign’s new album, Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, which comes out this Friday, October 23rd via Atlantic Records.
“Spicy” was produced by Western Weiss, damn james!, and Ty Dolla $ign himself, and can be heard below.
“I keep talking about this new album being all about frequencies. I carefully chose each person that’s on this album based on how each song needed that person’s specific frequency,” he says. “You know, that magic that only that person could bring to the song. And ‘Spicy’ was no different. This song needed Post’s frequency. Plus, we were overdue for another hit after ‘Psycho.’ I’m just grateful that he lent his frequency to this song because we DEFINITELY got another one on our hands. Shout out to my brother Posty!”
On the new album, Ty Dolla $ign further explains:
“I’ve been blessed with the gift of collaborating. Not every artist can collaborate with another artist and have the final product be something incredible. Many people have said that when you see a song that says, ‘featuring Ty Dolla $ign,’ you know it’s gonna be fire. As humbled as I am when I hear that, I can’t say I disagree.
My approach to music has always been about frequencies, emotions and energy. When I collaborate, whether it’s for my project or someone else’s, it’s always about marrying frequencies. When I create a project and have artists featured on my songs, I don’t pick who the hottest artist is or what’s going to get the most streams, I choose which artist’s frequency is going to work best on the song. I use featured artists with the same precision that I would use any instrument.
Everybody has their own side of ‘Ty Dolla $ign’ that they prefer: the go-to collaborator of all genres, the underrated king of R&B, the hitmaker of the often raunchy club banger, the multi-instrumentalist & producer. Sometimes, I even want to use my different frequencies on my own songs.
I decided to name my third studio album ‘Featuring Ty Dolla $ign’ because there is truly something for everybody on this album. It features some of my most talented friends, on some of the best music I’ve made in my career.”