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Pusha T On A Tribe Called Quest, His Frustrations And Pharrell (Part 2)

"If we're talking about the streets — we can't just glorify it. We have to tell the whole story."

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Mike Dean On Working With Selena, Scarface And Kanye

The producer and engineer helped create the Dirty South sound in the early '90s, and now, he says, "Me and Kanye are like a band."

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