Justin Bieber was cutr from Kanye West's album
- Bang Showbiz
- 29 February 2016
Justin Bieber recorded vocals for Kanye West's track 'Ultralight Beam' but his singing didn't make the final mix of the song that featured on the rapper's album 'The Life of Pablo'
Justin Bieber almost appeared on Kanye West's latest album 'The Life of Pablo'.
Fonzworth Bentley, the producer of Yeezy's song 'Ultralight Beam', has revealed the 'Sorry' hitmaker sang some freestyle vocals on an early version of the track but his vocals didn't make the final cut of the song, which ended up featuring Chance The Rapper, The-Dream, Kelly Price and Kirk Franklin.
Fonzworth - who was formerly P. Diddy's assistant - told website The Fader: "I called Poo Bear, who's from College Park and wrote a lot of Justin Bieber's album. And he was with Justin at the time.
"Justin hops on the phone and is like, 'Tell Yeezy whatever he needs I got it.' So Justin comes through and we vibed on that. And then Ye went right in. Ye was like, 'Let's all catch a freestyle.'
"In his freestyle, he said, 'This is an ultralight beam.' He sings that and was singing the melody. Then Chance catches the vibe.
"A lot of what ended up in his verse was from this freestyle - as far as his patterns and some of the words. There weren't that many words, more so vibes and patterns. Then Justin got on the mic and sang some a cappella. It was free flow. It was creativity."
And while Bieber never ended up on the track, the 21-year-old pop superstar did get some invaluable advice from Kanye, 38, when they jammed together.
Bieber previously shared: "Out of anyone in the industry who is creative, [Kanye] really gets me. His advice is always just, 'Make music that's so good people can't hate on it.' "