"She's not a person that slacks off in the studio," he told MTV. "I mean it's not like slave labor [HE MEANS LABOUR] or nothing [HE MEANS ANYTHING] like that; she's not cracking the whip. But it's definitely, 'Let's get the job done; let's get the best song possible produced or written out of this experience.' And it's the exact same thing now."
But what of her new album, Ne-Yo?
"I've been sworn to secrecy," he says. "Man, you're trying to get me into trouble. Come on! Jay‑Z is not a person you want mad at you!"