The 24 year-old sensation explains a candid conversation that he and Dr. Dre had, finding a hard-but-emotional sound for “R.E.D.,” and confirms upcoming work with 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes.
You may not be familiar with the face of Toronto native Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels, but you without a doubt know all about the stellar soundscapes he’s created for superstars like Lil Wayne, Eminem, and most notably Drake since stepping into the role of hitmaker-for-hire to Hip Hop’s heavyweights following Aubrey Graham’s ascension to platinum-plus status.
Now at the behest of HipHopDX’s Guest Editor for this week, Game, the humble, soft-spoken 24-year-old music prodigy is making his formal introduction to the DX audience.
In his first Q&A with the site, 1da discusses the difficulties in impressing Dr. Dre, why he’s not impressed by the backlash to Drake’s new single, and why he’s not always impressed with the song selections of the artist’s he creates for.
Pusha T spoke on the progression of Play Cloths, the Clipse being fashion trail blazers, Fear of God 2, linking up with Decon Records, his debut album – which is no longer dropping on Black Friday, the difference between Pusha T’s music and The Clipse’s music, his producer wish list for the album, if another Clipse album is dropping, and he speaks a little bit on the Consequence, and how he still listens to Hell Hath No Fury every day.