Producer Diplo reveals unlikely songwriting hook-up
Beyonce and Sleigh Bells have been in the studio together working on new material, according to producer Diplo.
Diplo, who has produced for MIA and Rolo Tomassi and is also half of remixing team Major Lazer, wrote on his blog that he’d been in the studio with the ex-Destiny’s Child star and the indie duo.
Writing at Maddecent.com about his remix of Sleigh Bells track ‘Tell Em’, Diplo wrote: “Me and Switch [Producer and other half of Major Lazer] were in the studio in NYC trying to make tracks with Derek [Miller, guitarist in Sleigh Bells] and Beyonce last week after we played her team their album.”
According to Billboard Sleigh Bells confirmed the news via Twitter.com/sleighbells, but subsequently deleted the post.
Diplo added on his blog that he was unusure if the track would be released, stating: “Don’t know if we’re going to manage to finish it.”
Sleigh Bells headline a Shockwaves NME Awards show at London’s Heaven on February 14.