The Telfars have long been associated with hip-hop, and today, the duo’s first release, The Bag, was released on the label and is now in the #7 spot on the list of Top 10 Most Sales-Produced Rap Songs of All Time.
The Bag was a collaborative effort between Telfaris brother and co-founder and rapper, T.I. Telfaris first collaboration with rapper, Jay Rock, was with producer, Emanuele Bicchiero and was a single for his new album, The Future Is Now.
Telfar also released a collaborative EP with Jay Rock in 2012, The Future is Now.
While the Telfari brothers rap legacy is as deep as their legacy in hip-hopping, their early albums were notable for the collaborations that formed the foundation for their careers.
T.I.’s first collaboration was with Telfarian, the late, great and revered rapper Tupac Shakur, who recorded The Bag with T.A. In the 1990s, Telfaria was known for his collaborations with artists like Tupac, M.I.-A, The Roots, Common, Jay-Z and others.
Jay-Z once famously said that he used to call his music “The Bag,” as Telfarin’s collaboration with Jay-Ro was a reference to the rap artist’s signature sneakers.
The Telfares collaboration with Tupac was called Tupac and the Tenderness of the Heart.
During the same time period, Tame Impala collaborated with Tupace on the single I Feel Like It, which became the best selling single in the world.
It also featured appearances by Eminem, The Roots, Kanye West, Kanye West and a slew of other hip-hops.
This collaboration was also a major moment for Telfarians hip-Hop, as the collaboration helped cement the partnership between Tame and Telfaring.
And it was also the year in which Telfare and Tupac’s partnership finally came to fruition, as T.R.U.L.L., Tame, Tefar, Tino and Tupace teamed up to release I’m Telfared, a single that became one of the most successful albums of all-time, selling more than one million copies in the U.S. and Canada.
Tupace and Tefare also teamed up with Snoop Dogg and other artists on the Fifty Shades of Grey album, which was released in 2013.
Fame came for Tupac and T.D.J. on Fantasy which was released a year later.
That year, T-Mac collaborated with Tefaria on Million Dollar Problems.
On The Book of Negroes, the collaboration between T.T., T.O., Telfaro and Tupa was featured on the compilation album Black Panther.
All of this culminated in The Future is now, featuring a collaboration with Kanye West, who co-produced the album.
There were many collaborations between the Tefaris and Tame for the past three decades.
Their most recent collaboration was the The Bag, and the duo released a single, Funny, with Jay-Bo, featuring T.E.R., Tefaro and Toni Braxton.
It was also recently announced that the duo will release a new song together titled I Need You.
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