The tracklist for Westside Gunn’s Pray For Paris started floating around a few weeks back, and people assumed it was either an April Fool’s joke or that Gunn was going to sacrifice some of his sound in order to cross over to a mainstream audience. With names like Tyler, the Creator and Wale as guest features, and Jay Versace (yes, that Jay Versace) with a production credit, I can’t really blame anybody. I was guilty as well, until I listened to the project myself while preparing for this interview. I couldn’t have been more wrong…

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