Yelawolf Reveals Name of Sophomore LP

While touring down under, Yelawolf caught up with Australian magazine Rhyme and Reason and opened up on everything from his recent hospitalization, his latest tattoo (a Johnny Cash tribute on his head) and perhaps most exciting, the name of his second studio album, which will be entitled Love Story.

While the Alabama native didn’t elaborate too much on what fans can expect on the album, he did indicate Love Story would be a very personal record and that he’s “got a lot boiling up, a lot of experiences in the past couple of years” that will be reflected on the set.

When asked about his latest ink, Yela credited his love for Johnny Cash and new girlfriend Fefe Dobson for the inspiration.

“I met a girl named Fefe [Dobson] a while back and we kinda clicked on Johnny Cash and June’s relationship,” he explained. “I always kinda looked up to Johnny and June and Johnny, particularly, because of his cowboy style, love-one woman-type of thing.. I always kinda like wanted that. [Fefe] just became a very important part of my life. It’s changed a lot about me. That tattoo is just to show appreciation and dedication from me to her. And then, also, our understanding of Johnny and June’s relationship and how I look up to Johnny Cash as an artist and as a human and how they carried themselves in the public. It winds and winds around. It’s a long story but in short that’s pretty much what the tattoo is about.”

Additionally Catfish Billy revealed that he would begin the recording process for Love Story in June, in Nashville, Tennessee. “I’m just gonna lock down and bring my family back down together,” he said about hitting the studio. “I just want to make a classic. Classic is the standard. I’m just trying to make music that will last a lifetime.” — Neil Martinez – Belkin (@Neil_MB)

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  • Gucci

    yall do know the embedded video is not working right ???

  • shannon

    He must have forgotten about that first wife of Johnny’s.

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  • Timothy White

    Please dont rush into anything. You are one of the most amazing shows I have ever seen. You have one of my favorite albums of all time. Please take your time and do this shit right. I would love to hear another quality album come out of you on top of your easy listening features.

  • chrissaton

    I would like to see another gritty trunk muzik style mixtape before an album or at least tracks released something upbeat i loved radioactive but a lot of his big fans got into him because of his gritty upbeat stuff

  • Evan

    Why even worry about the quality of his next album folks? It’s insanely obvious yelawolf know what he’s doing. He’s a step in the evolution of rap and I really doubt he’ll let his fans down.

  • Hackstory

    man , take ur time . fuck it , it’s all about ur health , live . we need u . got love !

  • Rachel Aull

    hes my hero <3 i cannot wait to see him again, and again and again :)