Listen: G.O.O.D. Music Affiliate Mike Dean Talks Kanye West, JAY-Z, Travis Scott + More In New Apple Music Q&A

Listen: G.O.O.D. Music Affiliate Mike Dean Talks Kanye West, JAY-Z, Travis Scott + More In New Apple Music Q&A

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G.O.O.D Music hitmaker Mike Dean has plenty to talk about these days. The hip-hop producer recently chopped it up with Apple Music and radio veteran Ebro Darden about a slew of topics.

Check out a few of Mike’s biggest Q&A moments with Ebro as he talks JAY-Z, Kanye West, Travis Scott, new music and much more. Listen and comment below!

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Mike Dean Tells Apple Music About Working with Kanye and Travis Scott…
“They’re producers and they’re smart enough to know they can only push so far on their own. They have to bring in collaborators to test them, to push them, to get them to do the most” 

Mike Dean Tells Apple Music About Touring and Innovating With Kanye… 
“I started playing shows with him in 2010. I’ll start adding stuff, like on “All The Lights,” start trying something, and we see how that works in the arena, and then start applying it to the next album”.

Mike Dean Tells Apple Music About His Boldest Production Choices…“The Paris record from Watch The Throne, we were pushing boundaries, making samples out of Jay-Z and chopping them up. That was one of my first dope-ass endings. I went in the studio one day, had a hangover, and I kind of felt like how that ending sounds”.

Mike Dean Tells Apple Music About Turning His Popular IG Livestreams Into The ‘4:20’ Album…
“I posted on Instagram, ‘should I do a livestream?’ People loved it, lots of fire emojis. I’ve done 27 of them now. Everything is from the livestream, no post-production, no overdubs, lightly mixed”.

Mike Dean Tells Apple Music About Working with Gesaffelstein…
“We’re working on a collaboration EP together right now. That’s gonna be big. He sent me a couple joints last night. Maybe a quick EP with Gesaffelstein, something we drop during the quarantine.”