Lil Wayne’s Drake-assisted “Believe Me,” which was produced by Vinylz and Boi-1da, was an unexpected cut to the two producers.
“I don’t know what went on but suddenly, maybe like a month later, Drake and Wayne had the record,” Boi-1da tells REVOLT. “I think he must of brought the beat to Wayne and then they worked on the record together.”
Vinylz was equally surprised.
“We just knew the record happened, but we didn’t know the record would be the first single,” Vinylz says.
Vinylz also says the beat was made with other people’s production in mind, hoping to create a sound different from other tracks he’s heard recently.
“A lot of people complain about rappers these days sounding the same and using the same flows, but the producers are also responsible for that too because they’re making the same type of beats,” Vinylz says. “So, it ends up making the rapper just wanna do the same shit. So every time we work, we just try something brand new.”
Boi-1da says this collaboration is a strong one due to the rapping duo on it.
“It’s that Drake and Wayne combination,” he says. “I feel like when both of them get on a record together, they don’t usually fail, man. They’re like 10 for 10 with records they’ve done together and this is just another banger.”
Boi-1da and Vinylz also collaborated on Drake’s “Started From The Bottom.”
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