Elton John Calls on Hip-Hop Elite for Features on New Album ‘The Lockdown Sessions’


Elton John went deep in his Hip-Hop bag for his new album, The Lockdown Sessions. The 16-track release features Young Thug, Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa, 6lack, Charlie Puth, and more.

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Created during quarantine, Elton John reveals making an album wasn’t at the forefront of his mind.

“The last thing I expected to do during lockdown was make an album,” Elton shared. “But, as the pandemic went on, one‐off projects kept cropping up and I’ve ended with a selection of really interesting and diverse stuff that was completely different to anything I’m known for, stuff that took me out of my comfort zone into completely new territory.


“And I realized tehre was something weirldy familiar about working like this. At the start of my career, in the late 60s, I worked as a session musician. Working with different artists during lockdown reminded me of that. I’d come full circle: I was a session musician again. And it was still a blast.”

YOu can tape into the new release below.