COLLABORATION WITH HIP HOP LEGEND TIM GOMRINGER OF CUBEATZ!!!
Master playing a weird, ancient musical instrument - and wonderfully weird things just keep on happening...
I was literally blown away, when a few weeks ago, I was contacted by the legendary German hip hop record producer and song writer, Tim Gomringer of CuBeatz (best known for their successful collaborations with huge mainstream rap artists such as Future, Gucci Mane, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Travis Scott, Drake, Kanye West & Eminem)....who wants to feature clips of my lyre music in some of his forthcoming projects!
Tim had heard my ancient Greek and Roman-themed compositions on YouTube and was so impressed with the distinctive, 'micro-niche' sound, that he had the genius idea, of producing loops, riffs and themes of my lyre music in his new, bespoke, hip hop beat productions - which he then will present to basically, every mainstream hip hop artist on the planet, for the beat backdrop to their future charting hits!!!
Tim and his brother, Kevin Gomringer of CuBeatz, are literally some of the most prominent hip hop record producers in the world today - to quote from their Wikipedia page:
"in 2016, Cubeatz was credited with production on charting hits such as "Summer Sixteen" by Drake, "That Part" by Schoolboy Q featuring Kanye West, "No Shopping" by French Montana featuring Drake, "No Heart" by 21 Savage and Metro Boomin. In 2017, they have produced high charting singles such as "Tunnel Vision" by Kodak Black, "No Frauds" by Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne and "MotorSport" by Migos, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B" !!!
From starting out recording my first grainy YouTube videos in my spare room back in 2006, assuming that some of these contemporary charting legends of hip hop 'take the beat production bait' from CuBeatz, for the first time in literally 2000 years, the sound of the lyre will be going MAINSTREAM!!!
Here is what Tim Gomringer himself had to say, upon hearing the melody folder I recently recorded for him:
"...Hi Michael, first thanks for the folder. The melodies are great!!! I just started working on them directly after listening to them cause I‘m so inspired! The feeling is exactly what I need..."
Lyre loops 'n' urban hip hop - WHO KNEW!! The future hip hop hits of 2019 could literally change the modern, mainstream musical world as we know it!
All I have left to say, is:
With the Hip Hop beat masters, CuBeatz in our new collaboration, me lyre loop riffs will soon be rockin' the nation!
The musical offspring of Orpheus I'm about to sire - blastin' the dance floors with the strings of me lyre!
I'm so excited that I'm no longer rational -
This musical craze could go international!
The radiance of Apollo, his rays have shone...
My lyre themes will soon be pumpin' on BBC Radio 1!
In the future hits of Kayne West, Eminem, Drake to Gucci Mane; the Hip Hop cream -
I'll fulfil my dream...
OF REINTRODUCING THE LYRE INTO THE MAINSTREAM MUSICAL SCENE!!!