It’s been some time since Dame Dash—the often-troubled music mogul who’s partly responsible for Jay-Z’s success—has made his presence known in the music industry.

Now, feeling “crisp” at 41-years-old, Dame shares in a new interview with Global Grind where he’s been, how he’s been keeping the businesses on the low, and exactly what’s the current relationship he has with Hov.

See more of Dame Dash’s interview below: