If you had been questioning why Drake wasn’t featured on Tha Carter V, a motive behind that has surfaced. Johnny Yukon, who co-wrote Wayne’s “What About Me,” spoke to Rolling Stone and revealed that the track was initially imagined to characteristic each Drake and Post Malone.
“The preliminary concept was to get Drake on it,” he mentioned. “That was one thing Lil Wayne] mentioned to me that evening he recorded his vocals]… Then there have been emails forwards and backwards — ‘They suppose Drake’s going to get on it.’”
Unfortunately, that did not really occur and followers had been mildly upset since different stories confirmed that Drizzy would for positive be on it. However, discussions about Drizzy’s look on the track got here almost a 12 months and a half in the past. While it appeared prefer it was positively going to occur, they waited all the way down to the wire for a response and sadly, Drake did not ship.
“The very last thing we heard about it, round a 12 months and a half in the past, whereas we had been sending the track forwards and backwards, making edits …. at that time, the emails had been like, ‘Drake’s gonna minimize to it,’” Yukon recalled. “We didn’t discover out that Drake was ficially not going to be on it till this week. We heard six individuals minimize on this track. One day this week, staff for my publishing firm] had been speaking to some the attorneys in Lil Wayne’s camp], and so they had been like, ‘Can we not less than affirm it’s not Drake?’ or one thing like that. They’re like, ‘Yeah, it’s not.’”
Yukon additionally confirmed TMZ’s report that Post Malone did minimize one thing for the file, however once more, it did not find yourself understanding. “There is a model ‘What About Me’] that Post minimize actually this week,” he mentioned. “Something occurred, I don’t know what… Something bought delivered unsuitable. That all occurred final evening.”
Hopefully, we’ll have the ability to hear the minimize with Post Malone sooner or later.