This past Sunday, Beyoncé surprised the world when she released the boastful, hip-hop inspired, new mash-up single, “Bow Down / I Been On.” The internet and industry went into a frenzy after hearing Bey’s new-found rawness and braggadocio statements on the two cuts, which were crafted by a group of multiple producers.
The first half of the record “Bow Down” was created solely by Hit-Boy. While, the Houston inspired chopped-and-screwed second half “I Been On,” was a collaboration between Timbaland, Polow Da Don, Sonny Digital, Planet IV (aka Rock City) and newcomer Keyz. We recently spoke with the burgeoning young producer to get some inside scoop on how the record came about, and how he landed the placement.
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