The brand new mash-up hears Bookie share new verses and add a contemporary twist to the evergreen ’90s anthem.
Of the method of making ‘Bookie’s Dirtbag’, the rapper mentioned: “To even have the chance to not solely work with Wheatus however to essentially perceive one another and the thesis behind even eager to create an interpolated model of ‘Dirtbag’ is a ridiculous fucking anomaly once I take into consideration the trajectory of not solely the place I’ve come from, however who I’m.
“I’m a scholar of each artist I really like that has come earlier than me, so to work with one of many professors is at all times fucking superior.”
Wheatus frontman Brendan B. Brown mentioned: “I’ve at all times felt that my intentions for the music and its inception will not be as vital as the way in which folks see themselves in it at present. ‘Teenage Dirtbag’ lives on as a result of folks could make it actual for their very own lives, now. Bookie’s model does simply that.
“He’s reinventing the music along with his personal life, his function, his fears, his goals. That’s how he’s created one thing new, as a result of he discovered an area for himself within the narrative and that’s the one renewable useful resource the music represents: different folks, new experiences, new lives.”
Hearken to the brand new model under.
“For those who knew me rising up, you recognize that Slipknot has been one among my infinite muses to simply preserve going,” he mentioned. “There was a time once I was so younger, I by no means knew Corey Taylor’s face, however keep in mind his voice as a result of I used to play it on my Walkman.”
He added: “It is rather cathartic to have the ability to get up at some point and [see that] the those that made you exist on this music business have put you on the identical pedestal as them, even if you happen to don’t even see your self like that.”