Ezra Koenig – I grew up listening to…

I grew up listening to Jay-Z, and I think the first time I really…


“I grew up listening to Jay-Z, and I think the first time I really became obsessed with learning and thinking about lyrics was when I started listening to rap I was 11, 12, and started becoming aware of music beyond the familiar.”
-Ezra Koenig

Ezra Koenig – I do think sometimes there’s…

I do think sometimes there’s danger in guest appearance mania. I’ve seen too many examples…


“I do think sometimes there’s danger in guest appearance mania. I’ve seen too many examples that sound cool on paper, like ‘Oh, get that guy to sing the hook on that guy’s song,’ and then that’s all it is. It’s a cool idea that sounds good on paper.”
-Ezra Koenig