Inside Mike Dean’s Quarantine Escapism

Houston-born producer Mike Dean is the hip-hop world’s version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone in the music industry today who he hasn’t either worked with or who his sound hasn’t touched. For nearly three decades, Dean has been a part of some of the most important movements in rap. He helped shape the sound of the Geto Boys and Scarface in the early 1990s…

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