Ozzy Osbourne says working with rapper Post Malone 'got me off my a**e' post ill health
The metal legend revealed that had he not worked with the rapper on his new album 'Hollywood's Burning', he would have sunk further into his illness.
Ozzy Osbourne praised and complimented rapper Post Malone for helping him get "off his arse" post his ill health for featuring him on a track from his new album.
Osbourne was a surprise addition on ‘Take What You Want’, a track from Malone's new album titled 'Hollywood's Burning'. The track also features rapper Travis Scott. Osbourne had been hospitalized in the ICU after battling in pneumonia earlier on this year.
The metal icon shared that the collaboration helped him get back on his two feet. As reported by the Sun, Osbourne shared, "I’d never even heard of this kid. He wanted me to sing on his song ‘Take What You Want’, so I did and then one thing led to another. I started recording a new album with Post Malone’s producer Andrew Watt. It’s only nine tracks but it was a catalyst to get me to where I am today."
He added that if he had not worked on the record, he would still be sinking into his illness. Osbourne also revealed that he had really missed music and "up until making the album, I thought I was dying. But that got me off my arse."
He also admitted that he had no idea who Post Malone was until he was asked to feature on the track.
"I’d never even heard of this kid. He wanted me to sing on his song ‘Take What You Want’, so I did and then one thing led to another," he shared. Osbourne also had to undergo a surgery when he had a bad fall at his home. The fall resulted in his metal rods which he had fitted post a quad bike accident in 2003 being dislodged.
Osbourne also shared that this would be his first recording in a studio after 10 years and he was feeling a bit out of touch.