Hiphop-n-more.com had the chance to speak to Dawaun about his contribution to the song, how it’s like to work with Dr. Dre, allegations that Dre doesn’t produce his own beats, whether Detox will ever come out, working with his artist Phil Beaudreau, building his own company AoE and much more.
I did a lot of the track actually. Me and Mark Batson, if I’m not mistaken, we did that track in Hawaii. It was one of the tracks we were making during that time and yes, I’m heavily on that. I did part of the synths and drums. Doc of course did the breaks, arranged it and mixed it.
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