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Mayer Hawthorne – I Need You (prod. Nottz)

blame it on Shake August 2, 2010


Photo: FotoShiko

Ahh shit… Mayer Hawthorne and Nottz? Now that’s how you start off a week. Check as the two link up for a cover of Otis Leavill’s 1969 original.

I met Nottz at Nightlife’s Dilla Tribute in L.A. and we just kept in contact. I had always been a fan of Nottz since the 90s. He sent me a bunch of beats and at first I had no idea what to do with any of them, but eventually it hit me… When Nottz sent me that batch – that particular beat stood out. It had the same chord progression as the Otis Leville, so I just went with it.

DOWNLOAD: Mayer Hawthorne – I Need You (prod. Nottz) | Mediafire
Stones Throw also has a 12″ available. Purchase here.

  • DEV

    this dude MAyer Hawthorne… not saying he’s a bad singer, but ive listened to most of the songs on his album. his voice is too airy. cant really fuck with it

  • Nice

  • yeaaaahh boy

  • King Geezy

    Dope. Diggin’ the old school Motown vibe to it.

  • JP

    This dropped last week. I like the old school feel hes got to him

  • Wow late pass, never thought that would happen on 2dopeboyz haha

  • yeah stones throw been selling the track for like a week now? vinyls ship out in 2 weeks!

  • can we get three more people to say it’s a week old haha.

  • Old

    this is like a week old.

    one down.

  • tl

    is there an instrumental available?

  • 2pacsonlyson

    damn nottz been killin it, cant wait for his album, mayer hawthorne is alright, he’ll do till d’angelo drops

  • OMG, Ninjas!

    I don’t really feel this. The beat is pretty dope. I actually had to stop it midway because the guys voice was pissing me off for some reason. Still a Mayer Hawthorne fan, just skipping this one.

  • Shake go fuck yourself!

  • heard this on the primitive promo vid and was waiting for the cdq link to drop. thanks shake