Travis Scott originally planned on having DJ Drama host his ‘Days Before Rodeo' project but it didn't end up happening. During a 2014 Gangsta Grillz Radio interview with DJ Drama on Metro Boomin's birthday, Travis Scott revealed Days Before Rodeo was slated to be a Gangsta Grillz mixtape until Kanye heard it and told him to just put it out the way it is.
“I got a text like ‘yo i want you to be a part of this project' and i was so excited, i was so hype, i went and did an interview and everything.. like me and Travis Scott got a tape coming out and then the tape came out” says DJ Drama
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“I hit DJ Drama the day i knew i was gonna do this whole shit… it was gonna be a gangsta grillz, It was gonna be a DJ Drama, La flame. I had to do this, i never did this shit before… I played the album for like Ye and shit.. and he was like man this album, you should just put this shit out” Travis Scott says
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