It’s been over a decade since we thought we’d receive “Detox” and Akon claims it’s an album like no other.
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“Honestly, if he does it, it should just be as a hobby for the passion, for the love,” Akon said of the famed producer making music. “Dre is a perfectionist in everything he does and I think he always was afraid to somehow feel like he wouldn’t accomplish what he think he should or what the world anticipates.”
Detox was supposed to be Dre’s third and final album, but his production work with other artists put his plans of pause. Then, Dre fell victim to the leaked songs curse and more delays followed, leaving Detox shelved and fans distressed.
“I don’t think he understands his power sometimes. I don’t think he understands that—I think he’s gonna win no matter what because he’s Dre,” said Akon. “Just drop that b*tch! Like, he got bangers, though. I know for a fact I did a couple of bangers that the world probably will never hear, but man, from what I did hear when we were working together and I was submitting records for him, they got so much heat. But he’s just a perfectionist, like, too perfect.” Watch Akon discuss Dr. Dre and the music legend’s perfectionism below.