Heavy metal band Slipknot are interested in collaborating with Professor Green. This is bound to leave many hip hop and metal fans shocked as both genres are worlds apart, but who knows, they could end up producing many classics together.
In an interview with the Sun, Green discussed how he befriended Slipknot’s DJ during his recent tour in Australia.
Collaborations come up naturally. I don’t try to force anything. We met Sid Wilson, the DJ from Slipknot, out here. He told me he was a big fan. How mental is that? So we were talking and he’s going to send some stuff over… Collaborations are like a relationship. You can meet someone you’re attracted to, end up in bed but you might not be compatible. Putting two artists in a studio doesn’t mean it will work. You have to work it out first.
It would not be the first time something like this has happened. Rap legend Jay-Z released an album with Linkin Park in 2004. The album titled Collision Course was a major success and has sold 5 million copies worldwide.
If the aforementioned is anything to go by, then I smell money from this metal/hip hop mash up. I smell a lot of it.