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Podcast: Pusha T On Microphone Check

I got to the point where I had made all these records. I take a while to record. I need all the time. And I was like, “Man, I don’t like divvying up my album like that.” So Darkest Before Dawn was ten of the darker side of the records that I felt like, “Man, these records are what I want my fans to hear. These records are how my fans like to hear me. These are the records that — this is what I like to make. Before we go anywhere else, I got enough of it. Let me package this up, and present it to my people.”

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