Before he became one of the most celebrated producers to come out of the South, was a young man in barber college making beats out of his basement. , but soon his talents would grab the attention of local artists including the likes of . 

Zaytoven Speaks On Gucci Mane's "Tupac-Like" Work Ethic & Clone Rumors
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Zaytoven sat down with People’s Party with to chat about his history in the hip hop game and a major component of his rise was his collaborations with Gucci. ” adding, “Me and him work alike.” Zaytoven said, “We create songs in twenty minutes. I’ll make the beat, five, ten minutes. He gon’ either freestyle or write the song. We on to the next. That’s how we do. That’s how I am today.”

Talib and Zaytoven also spoke about the conspiracy theory rumors that Gucci is some sort of clone because he’s changed so much since his prison release. “Underneath, ,” Zaytoven said of the rapper’s growth. “He was super smart in school, very intelligent. He ain’t no dummy, by far. Super intelligent. I guess that time of him going away, he really sat down and thought about some things. And we gettin’ older” Zaytoven added that Gucci knew if he was going to go away for three or four years, he couldn’t return to the scene the same person he once was. “That don’t make sense.”

There are many gems in this interview, so check out Zaytoven’s chat with People’s Party below.