Juvenile Delighted Kanye West Sampled Him On ‘Vultures 1’ Unlike Ozzy Osbourne


Juvenile was thrilled to learn that Kanye West had sampled his classic tune “Back Dat Azz Up” for the song “Do It” on the “Vultures 1” album. Unlike Ozzy Osbourne, who openly boycotted Kanye’s use of his group’s “War Pigs” track, Juvenile had no qualms about Kanye using his music. In fact, he was honored to be a part of the project and was happy to sign off on the sample.

Key Takeaway

Juvenile was honored to have his classic tune “Back Dat Azz Up” sampled by Kanye West for the “Vultures 1” album and had no reservations about Kanye using his music, unlike Ozzy Osbourne.

Juvenile’s Honored Inclusion

Juvenile, the Cash Money Records legend, expressed his delight at being included in Kanye West’s album. He fondly remembers Kanye supporting his indie efforts with his “Nolia Clap” guys, Wacko and Skip, and feels that Kanye is a good dude. Giving the green light on “Back Dat Azz Up” was a no-brainer from his point of view.

Timeless Anthem and Anniversary Celebrations

“Back Dat Azz Up” was the marquee single on Juvenile’s breakout album, “400 Degreez,” and it continues to be a fan favorite 25 years later. To celebrate the album’s anniversary, Juvenile has rolled out a digital deluxe edition featuring two new tracks he collaborated on with producer Mannie Fresh, as well as a colored double LP vinyl set. Additionally, he plans to shoot a music video for the album’s title track, “400 Degreez,” which he considers his absolute favorite song on the album.

Upcoming Performances

Fans can look forward to seeing Juvenile on the star-studded Lovers & Friends Festival stage. Despite some initial issues with the promoter, all contract wrinkles have been ironed out, and Juvenile is set to perform at the festival. He is excited to bring his music to the stage and entertain his fans.