November 9th, 2012
12:17 PM ET
“It's a really different sound,” she told CNN while promoting her new flick, “So Undercover.” “Not only just for me, but I think it's something that radio needs right now.”
The “Can’t Be Tamed” singer hasn’t yet announced a release date for her upcoming album, but she did give listeners a clue about what they can expect to hear: “Dirty South hip-hop music.”
Cyrus worked with artists like Pharrell, Tyler the Creator and Mac Miller to blend hip-hop and country, which she called “my two favorite styles of music.”
“[P]eople don't think [hip-hop and country] make a good hybrid, but actually, so many hip-hop artists are really inspired by country musicians - especially a lot of the artists I've been working with in Atlanta,” she said.
Adele is another artist who Cyrus said she’s inspired by, adding, “There's no one out there now where it's about their voice being on top of the track. Everything out there right now is about the track.”
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