Kanye West never said he would pitch-shift Chaka Khan's voice in 'Though The Wire'

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 02 Aug, 2022

Kanye West has denied that he told Chaka Khan he was going to pitch-shift the voice on the sample for his 2003 debut single 'Though The Wire', claiming that he never mentioned this to her.

It was confirmed that the singer had been getting upset about sounding like a chipmunk when he sped up her vocal from the 1985-released song 'Through The Fire', which is the subject of her new single 'Woman Like Me' in a new interview.

She told Good Day DC that she hasn't spoken to West about the matter so far when asked if West ever reached out to her about the matter.

Kanye didn't mention that he would triple the speed,' Khan said. It would have been interesting to hear what he had to say if he had. However, since I didn't think of that, now I do. How will we accomplish this?' I ask.”

During Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, Khan recalled how West told her personally how much his music means to him after he asked for permission to sample 'Through The Fire'.

The song was recorded while West was hospitalized after he was involved in a serious car accident, and he was rapping with his jaw wired shut during the recording of the song.

The actress said West's call from the bed of his hospital bed touched her, but she confessed that her mind had changed after hearing the finished product, so she changed her mind.

She reiterated her disdain for the president a year later, in 2020. She recalled in an interview with Vlad TV that West told her he wanted to redo the song. When I asked, ‘Well, what type of music do you do?’ His response was, 'No, no.'. It was just the chorus that I wanted to use.'

'After thinking about it, I realized that he could not mess it up because I would sing it,' she said. It's my voice,' he replied, but he managed to find a solution. He managed to frick that up by golly. It was over for me.'

Khan's latest album was called 'Hello Happiness', which was released in 2019. As of this writing, there has been no announcement of a follow-up.

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