DrumKAT; Akai (x2); Yamaha Chain Drive pedals, Yamaha hardware, Vater 3A Fatback sticks; Remo heads - Emperor Clears on toms, Control Sound on main snare, Emperor Coated on other two snares, Powerstroke 3 on both kicks
With a star like Rihanna, is she heavily involved in the rehearsal process with the band?
“There were times when she was part of the creative process. We’d be in rehearsal in one room and she’d be in another room learning choreography, working on her vocals and she would come in about 6 or 7 in the evening.
“We would play the arrangement of a song and she would say, ‘Yeah I like that, but maybe we can shorten the verse.’ We’ll go from song to song until we get something locked down.”