Heading into the 2023 Grammys with 5 nominations, Doja Cat is now speaking about totally different musical instructions she’d prefer to discover on her deliberate follow-up to 2021’s Planet Her. Talking to Selection, Doja opened up about wanting “to discover punk.” Although she clarified: “Not pop-punk. I really feel like now we have sufficient pop-punk artists proper now.”
Right here’s Doja’s full rumination on leaning into her punk facet:
That is the manic half. I wasn’t gonna let you know. However I’ll simply let you know now, as a result of not speaking about it’s making me aggravated: I need to discover punk. However not pop-punk. I really feel like now we have sufficient pop-punk artists proper now. And if there must be extra, then let there be extra, however I don’t assume I’m the one to do it. I need to discover extra of a uncooked, unfiltered, hardcore punk type of factor. It’s simply one thing that I’m doing for my very own private enjoyable — getting some drummers and guitarists collectively. And I don’t even know if that’s gonna make it on the market.
She additionally talked about being an enormous Beastie Boys fan, citing their longstanding precedent for mixing rap and punk. “Rap is punk and punk may be rap,” she mentioned. “It’s actually an exquisite set of genres you can twist, and I feel folks get it.”
Elsewhere, Doja mentioned her subsequent period would see her leaning in a “extra masculine path.” She additionally chastised followers for evaluating her shaved head to Britney Spears: “It’s so extremely disrespectful for folks to be minimizing what Britney went by means of and make a joke out of one thing that was very severe and a giant deal in her life.”
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