Travis Scott’s A&R, Sickamore, has revealed in a conversation with Rolling Stone how the rapper managed to pull in Stevie Wonder to play harmonica on his new Astroworld track, “Stop Trying to be God.” Watch the official video for the track above.
“Travis did Stevie’s kid’s 16th birthday party. The conversation just started from there,” Sickamore explained. “Stevie came to the studio one day and it was magical man. He came at 11 p.m., 12 p.m. with the harmonica and just played on a bunch of records. That was the one that really stuck.” Adding that the experience “might have been the peak moment of [his] A&R career watching that.”
During the same interview, Sickamore also revealed that Earth, Wind & Fire’s lead singer Philip Bailey also features on the song.
Of course, Stevie Wonder is not the only high profile artist to feature on Travis Scott’s latest album drop — Frank Ocean, Migos, Drake, Pharrell, and many more also contributed to the 17-track project.
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