Back in 2015, Xavier Dotson, aka Zaytoven, chopped it up with VladTV and let us in on his relationship with the Migos and how their music style “changed rap forever.” “The Three 6 songs that I heard, they wasn’t really using that style,” says Zaytoven on Migos’ constant comparison to the legendary crew. “So when Migos was doing it, to me, it was just something brand new.”
After watching Migos’ video for their track “Bando,” Zaytoven felt he had to meet the guys, which he did at a OJ da Juiceman show some years ago. That night they were introduced to one another after Quavo stepped on his shoes, and the next day they were in the studio with a “boatload of beats” from the southern producer.
Zaytoven also explains why Drake had him “smiling ear to ear,” as well as why the incarcerated Offset – who he feels brings “another element of the group” – was one of the reasons that he “fell in love” with them. Hear that plus more on Offset’s jail time above in this exclusive clip.