Juicy J Going It Alone on Next Album

Rapper won't use as many guests this time but promises 'one crazy feature'

Juicy J performs at the Howard Theatre in Washington, DC on May 12th, 2013
Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post/Getty
January 26, 2014 4:14 PM ET

Juicy J’s third solo album, Stay Trippy, was a star-studded affair, thanks to appearances by Justin Timberlake, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Chris Brown, and A$AP Rocky, to name just a few, but the rapper’s follow-up will be a retrospective one with far fewer guest spots. "It’s coming out around September and it’s called The Hustle Continues," the founding member of Three 6 Mafia told Rolling Stone at the red carpet for Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy Gala. "90 percent is done. Not that many features are going to be on this album but I got one crazy feature."

Juicy J Stays Trippy in New York

While there won’t be many other rappers included, Juicy J is bringing in Mike Will, Dr. Luke, and 808 Mafia to help out with the production. "I did some production myself," he said. "I’ve been doing this for a while, so I’m just stepping my game up and letting people know what I’ve been going through, through my whole career, from being in Three 6 Mafia to doing the solo stuff."

In the meantime, Juicy J revealed that his next single from Stay Trippy will be "Talkin’ Bout," featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa. "I finna drop a new single with Wiz Khalifa and Chris Brown Called 'Talkin About' in a week in February," he said. "It’s a feel-good, inspirational smoke record."

Juicy J also offered his thoughts on artists that have elected not to work with Chris Brown. "That’s not smart. Chris Brown is a star. He’s a genius. Anybody should want to work with him. He makes hits. Look on the charts right now. He’s on the charts climbing up. That’s my homie. He’s a good guy."

Juicy J, who will perform at the Grammy Awards tonight alongside his "Dark Horse" collaborator Katy Perry, said that he’s most excited to meet Madonna this weekend. "I’ve never seen Madonna. I just grew up listening to her music – I want to see her. She’s a hot MILF."

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.


We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Whoomp! (There It Is)”

Tag Team | 1993

Cecil Glenn — a.k.a., "D.C." — was a cook at Magic City, a nude dance club in Atlanta, when he first heard women shout "Whoomp — there it is!" Inspired by the party chant, he and partner Steve "Roll'n" Gibson wrote a song around it. Undaunted by label rejections, they borrowed $2,500 from Glenn's parents and pressed 800 singles, which quickly sold out in the Atlanta area. A record deal came soon after. Glenn said the song was meant for positive partying. "If you're going to say 'Whoomp there it is,' and you're doing something negative, we'd rather it not have come out of your mouth."

More Song Stories entries »