If you had been questioning why Drake wasn’t featured on Tha Carter V, a purpose behind that has surfaced. Johnny Yukon, who co-wrote Wayne’s “What About Me,” spoke to Rolling Stone and revealed that the tune was initially alleged to function each Drake and Post Malone.
“The preliminary thought was to get Drake on it,” he stated. “That was one thing [Lil Wayne] stated to me that night time [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 dissatisfied since different studies confirmed that Drizzy would for certain be on it. However, discussions about Drizzy’s look on the tune got here practically a yr and a half in the past. While it appeared prefer it was undoubtedly 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 yr and a half in the past, whereas we had been sending the tune forwards and backwards, making edits …. at that time, the emails had been like, ‘Drake’s gonna reduce to it,’” Yukon recalled. “We didn’t discover out that Drake was formally not going to be on it till this week. We heard six folks reduce on this tune. One day this week, [employees for my publishing company] had been speaking to a number of the attorneys [in Lil Wayne’s camp], they usually had been like, ‘Can we a minimum of verify 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 reduce one thing for the document, however once more, it did not find yourself figuring out. “There is a model [of ‘What About Me’] that Post reduce actually this week,” he stated. “Something occurred, I don’t know what… Something received delivered unsuitable. That all occurred final night time.”
Hopefully, we’ll be capable of hear the reduce with Post Malone sooner or later.