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Hear Kanye West collaborator Mike Dean’s debut solo project 4:20

“I have always had this idea that I wanted to release my own music on the date 4/20,” he wrote in a press release.

April 20, 2020

Grammy-winning producer and multi-instrumentalist Mike Dean — best known in recent years for his work with Kanye West and Travis Scott — has released his debut solo project. 4:20 was released this morning, and you can listen to it in full at the top of the page.

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“I have always had this idea that I wanted to release my own music on the date 4/20,” Dean said in a press release. “Without my usual musical collaborators, I used the self-isolating experience to improvise on my synthesizers. I felt like I was inside AND in space, I want to share where my head is at these days. This album is almost entirely comprised of the music I created in one take via live streams on Instagram."

Read The FADER's 2018 interview with Dean right here.

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Hear Kanye West collaborator Mike Dean’s debut solo project 4:20