Scarface Talks With Devin The Dude & Discovers How Devin Got His Name (Video)
In the second episode of The Devin The Dude Show, Scarface sits down Dev to laugh and chop it up about his favorite Odd Squad album (2:00), his top Houston rappers (6:15), getting Devin to smoke weed on his new album (8:00), and a story about Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill stealing beer from a Stop & Go (9:30).
In between their story swapping, Devin discusses a love for Quincy Jones’ ’81 title track “The Dude,” featuring Rod Temperton, Patti Austin, Michael Jackson, and James Ingram, that subsequently led to Devin naming his first solo album, The Dude as well (10:10). Scarface would go on to produce the title track to Devin’s album, amongst others, during a time when Devin’s moniker was simply ‘Devin.’ After the release of the album, fans and friends kept rolling Devin and The Dude into one. By the time he was set to release his second album, Just Tryin’ ta Live, the nickname stuck for good, forever emblazoning his future work as ‘Devin the Dude.’