The Neptunes—aka the recently reunited production duo comprising Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo—have previewed a new collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion.
Pharrell and Hugo recently sat down with CBS This Morning host Anthony Mason to talk about their careers and induction into the 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame. In the video interview, which was broadcasted on January 17, the duo also previewed a new song with Megan. “Meg is short for machine,” Pharrell quipped during the segment.
Prior to the broadcast, Mason shared a special behind-the-scenes clip of Pharrell, Hugo and Megan in the studio. It also features a longer preview of their untitled collaboration, in which Meg spits raunchy bars over a thumping bassline. Check it out below.
The Neptunes: @Pharrell & @ChadHugo in Miami’s Criteria Studios working on new music for Megan @theestallion. We talk with the new Songwriters Hall of Fame members – ahead on @CBSThisMorning @TheNeptunesNERD @CriteriaMiami pic.twitter.com/uXSY3lRNDK
— Anthony Mason (@AnthonyMasonCBS) January 17, 2020
Last week, Megan also teased their new track with a video on Instagram. “Cooking up with the mf legend him self ??? @pharrell,” she wrote. “We been going in for three days straight he calling me meg thee machine !” The post included the hashtag Suga, the new persona she’s introduced for her forthcoming debut album.
News of their collaboration come after Hugo revealed earlier this month that The Neptunes were reuniting. The producer said that he was busy “getting back on The Neptunes grind” and that they’re currently working on a video game soundtrack. He also added that he and Pharrell have been back in the studio with the likes of Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Nas X and Kaytranada.
Watch The Neptunes’ appearance on CBS This Morning below:
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