@TheGAME chopped it up with Toshi about his latest offering, Purp & Patron. He also says the songs he put on the mixtape that were produced by Dr. Dre were recorded as recently as July. He also gives an update on his oft delayed album and his last meeting with Interscope Slaver Master, Jimmy Iovine.
On Including Two Songs Produced By Dr. Dre For His New Mixtape, Purp & Patron
“Everything on that is new. [I recorded the songs with Dre] probably a couple months ago in late July. I was just trying to fill a mixtape, so I just put as many shits as I could. They didn’t necessarily have to be Dre songs, or Cool and Dre. I just was going through the hard drive and whatever I found that was of good quality and recent recording, I gave to Skee. And some of those had already leaked, maybe a verse or hook. The whole version didn’t leak, so that’s why I threw the Dre joints out because they had already leaked. [In terms of having a song with Ashanti], I don’t think she was riding with anything. She separated herself from the beef if anything. Dre called me and was like, ‘You ever work with Ashanti?’ and I was like, ‘Nah.’ He was like, ‘Are you opposed to it?’ And I said, ‘Nope.’ So we did it. People think ‘You’re back in with Dre,’ but I’ve been in with Dre. I haven’t necessarily had him on an album, but I’ve been working with Dre on Detox for my entire career. The world doesn’t know ‘cause Detox hasn’t come out yet and I haven’t had anything from him on L.A.X. and Doctor’s Advocate because, you know the politics. But me and Dre been talking and chilling since the beginning. Documentary came out and I went my own way, did what I had to do to take care of my family, but it ain’t like he didn’t call me or I ain’t check on him.”