In an interview with GQ , Kaytranada said that recording Bubba was a very different process to his previous album. Previously, songs would be edited on his laptop and sent remotely to collaborating artists for them to add their own ideas. With Bubba , recordings took place mainly in-studio with both the producer and the artist present. In an interview with GQ , Kaytranada revealed that some of the artists on the previous album The Haitian-born Canadian producer Kaytranada expands on the house and techno genres to create modern Disco tracks, using what Billboard describes as an "inventive, funk-meets electronica sound". Atwood Magazine noted that while Kaytranada's style is categorized as electronica , he deviates from the genre's usual audience, namely musical festival goers,  instead focusing on diversity and blending together different genres on each track. Kaytranada revealed the album was influenced by the events in his life after the release of Bubba received critical acclaim upon its release. At Metacritic , which assigns a normalized score out of to all reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 82, based on 7 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim". NME ' s review summarizes the album as being aimed more at Kaytranada's existing fans, rather than appealing to a new fan base.
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On a different note
He toured with Madonna in , and in the Haitian-born artist released the soulfully retro Kaytranada, congratulations on your recent Polaris Music Prize win. You're welcome, I think we should set the tone by listening to some music first because I think people want to hear what it is you've done. When did you make that track? Yeah I think it was around the time I was signed to XL. I always send a lot of beats to Shay Lia because she's working on a project as well. I thought it was really hot, not to have a lot of lyrics on it and just let the beat take over.
He is one half of the hip hop duo The Celestics , along with his brother Lou Phelps. Shortly after he was born, his family relocated to Montreal where he was raised. Kaytranada began to DJ at the age of The following year, at 15, Kaytranada began to produce after his brother introduced him to FL Studio. Celestin began his career under the name Kaytradamus in He released two projects as Kaytradamus before changing his name to Kaytranada in Kaytranada has released 13 projects and 41 remixes. He has toured more than 50 Canadian, American, European and Australian cities. In December , he signed an exclusive recording agreement with XL Recordings.