DJ Esco on 'What a Time to be Alive:' "It Was Creative Juices on Another Level"

He also details his 56 nights in jail.

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Future and Drake's What a Time to be Alive is one of the most debated and talked about projects of the year, but to this point, not a lot is known about the making of it. We know that Drizzy flew to Atlanta and the project was done in six days, but now thanks to DJ Esco, a clearer picture of the project has been provided. "It wasn't like we're emailing back and forth, we were all in the studio together. It was like boom boom boom—upstairs, downstairs, back, and forth," Esco explained to Fader.

He spoke on Drake adjusting to rapping over Metro Boomin's production, and why it was obviously different from spitting over 40's beats. "With his greatest hits, you think he's just going to come on and rap however he wants. But for him to stop and ask Metro or Future or me? Then he'll do it and kill it," Esco said. While Esco wouldn't say what Future has planned next, he did reveal that it was their mixtape, 56 Nights, which opened the doors for the current run that they're on. Check out the rest of the interview here

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