In the first installment of his track-by-track breakdown of Dreams & Nightmares, Meek Mill gives XXL's Shaheem Reid an inside look at the making of his "Dreams and Nightmares (Intro)." The track, which hit the 'net earlier today, finds the Philly rapper recounting the highs and lows of his journey.

"I start off real calm, and just talkin' to 'em over a beat," the 2011 XXL Freshman explains. "And then when I get to the nightmare part, I just start screaming, going bananas...Just show 'em the both sides: I could be a dream or I could be a nightmare."

Check out the entire interview below, and you can pre-order the album, which drops on Tuesday, October 30, here.


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