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RM: How was your experience working with Wale, Akon, doing my own variation of that and people seem to like Sean Paul and Madcon for the album?

it! After like 2 years I am almost to a billion streams on the Internet!

Matoma: That was an unreal experience, especially with Akon, Sean Paul, and Madcon. They are so talented

RM: What is your favorite collab that you’ve done thus

and they really work hard in the studio. For example,

far?

Sean Paul was in the recording studio for 10 or 12 hours without leaving the booth. I was really impressed.

Matoma: I have to say maybe Jason Derulo and Jennifer Lopez. That was a huge milestone in my career. Also

RM: Many of your collaborations and remixes have a

the Akon song. Every song is very special to me but in

super tropical, reggae, R&B feel. What is it about this

different ways. They all have their historical moments

style that you enjoy working with and producing?

and chapters in my career. I really remember the Jason Derulo one because I was so early in my career; to ac-

Matoma: That is probably where I get my inspiration.

tually have him produce one of the songs on the album

I really love R&B, urban flavored music and I like to

was just incredible.

combine it with happy tropical sounds. I ended up

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