Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

11. Missy ElliottSupa Dupa Fly

People like her, when I got my chance to be an artist and have videos, I referenced people like her and Busta Rhymes – basically that whole era of them and Hype Williams. I wanted to be different. I got a lot of that from her and her sound, again, Timbaland. Timbaland, The Neptunes, DJ Paul and Juicy J were production wise what I was influenced by. But especially Timbaland. He’s my favourite producer over everyone. His shit was crazy, legendary. But The Neptunes came through and did a mazza as well.

Selected in other Baker’s Dozens: Afrodeutsche, Lafawndah, Jessy Lanza
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