Mustard reveals he was surprised by Kendrick Lamar using his beat on ‘Not Like Us’


Mustard had sent Dot several beats before

shares details about how he learned used his beat to lyrically assault with the vicious “Not Like Us.” Recently speaking to XXL, the “Parking Lot” producer recalled his associates informing him about the record while he was on a .

“I made that beat on my manager's birthday [April 6],” he explained. “I sent [Kendrick] maybe three [beats] that day. He just hearted it. I didn't hear it 'til [the song] came out.

“When I heard it, I was on the freeway, and I just, like, my manager hit me, like, ‘Mustard on the Beat,'” he added. “Like, ‘Text me now.' I'm like, ‘What are you talking about?' I got another couple texts, and people like, ‘Mustard on the Beat, Mustard on the Beat.'

“These are people I be with all the time, so I'm like, ‘What the fuck is everybody…' and then I call my manager. I'm like, ‘What did I miss? What's going on?' And he's like, ‘Man, go to YouTube right now. It's out.' I'm like, ‘What?' He's like, ‘Dot just dropped a song. It's your beat.'

“I'm like, ‘For real?' I go, I listen, I'm like, ‘Whoa!' I started going crazy. I had a fuckin' Vegas that night, so I played that shit all the way to the fuckin' plane, got to Vegas, played it that night. It was fuckin' crazy, man. That's some crazy shit.”

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