In an Instagram publish revealed yesterday (April 15), La Roux (aka Elly Jackson) shared a video depicting silhouettes of herself and the rapper. Tyler’s remix of her tune ‘Automatic Driver’, from her 2020 comeback album ‘Supervision’, performs within the background.
The collaboration between La Roux and Tyler, The Creator doesn’t come as an entire shock because the synth-pop singer supplied backing vocals on ‘Gone, Gone / Thank You’, the tenth monitor off Tyler’s 2019 file, ‘IGOR‘. The LP went on to win the 2020 Grammy for Best Rap Album.
La Roux’s third studio album, ‘Supervision’, was launched in February by way of her personal label, Supercolour. NME rated the file three out of 5 stars, calling it “a pacy collection of eight tracks, all taking liberal cues from ‘80s funk and disco”.
In an interview with The Guardian, La Roux beforehand mentioned she was thrilled to be dropped by her label, Polydor, as her contract stipulated that she nonetheless owed three albums.
Since the discharge of ‘IGOR’, Tyler, The Creator has shared two new songs, ‘Best Interest’ and ‘Group B’. In February, the rapper opened up about an Odd Future reunion, saying it’s unlikely the members will get collectively sooner or later. Last month, it was revealed in a Discord AMA that he was collaborating with Pusha T.