Tyga Talks Creating 'Taste,' Calls Kanye West's Praise Of the Video 'Dope': Watch


In this week’s episode of “How It Went Down,” Billboard caught up with Tyga to search out out the story behind his track “Taste,” how Offset joined the venture and which fellow rapper known as the track’s visuals the “greatest video of all time.”

Tyga tells Billboard that “Taste” was the second or third track he created in a single night time and that it got here to life following a nightclub break he took in between recording. Upon returning to the studio – together with “a bunch of ladies and homies” – Tyga heard a “actual gradual” beat that producer D.A. Doman was taking part in.

The rapper sped up the beat then started freestyling over it, he explains, including, “I all the time wish to report the very first thing that involves my thoughts after I hear one thing so I got here up with like the primary 4 bars…I did the track in in all probability 30 minutes. Some beats simply carry out that spirit in you and it was only a cake stroll.”

Tyga additionally chats concerning the track’s music video, explaining that after they shot it, he knew it “felt proper.”

“We dropped it the primary day and all of the reactions, prefer it was loopy,” he continues. “It bought like, I don't know…1,000,000 views like the primary day, one thing loopy…Kanye hit me up and he was like, ‘Man, that is the very best video of all time.’”

“That was cool that he checked the video out [as] quickly because it got here out,” Tyga provides, “And he was like on it, like one of many first individuals on it so, that was dope.”

In the video, which you’ll watch above, you’ll be able to be taught much more about how Tyga created “Taste,” together with how he bought Offset concerned within the venture and the way they ended up filming collectively at a skating rink in Atlanta.