It was revealed several months ago that former teen queen Miley Cyrus was in the studio with super producer Pharrell and Odd Future front-man Tyler, the Creator. Cyrus talked a little about working with Tyler in a recent interview with Cosmopolitan.
“I wrote this song with Mary J. Blige, and Tyler the Creator heard it and said, ‘I am obsessed with this song, and I will guest on it if you promise me that you will keep it on the album.’ And he killed it!” she explained.
“I really didn’t want to make a hip-hop record, and I’m not trying at all to be a Rihanna or a Nicki [Minaj.] That’s not my vibe,” Cyrus added. “When I was growing up, my older brother would sneak me Nelly CDs, my dad had me listening to Dolly [Parton] and Johnny [Cash], and my mom is a complete metal head. So this record is a weird mixture of all that.”