Odell Beckham Jr. and Lil Wayne don’t seem like the have a lot in common but the Louisiana natives made for a joint interview with ESPN’s Josina Anderson. With both of them having one of the biggest years of their careers, they discussed everything from from how their hometown shaped them and dark moments of their careers like Wayne’s suicide attempt and OBJ’s dad.
At the 16:46 point of the interview, one of Tha Carter V‘s standout tracks, “Let It All Work Out,” is brought up. The song highlights Tunechi’s suicide attempt, and shows him opening up about the horrible experience. At the point when gotten some information about whether Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade’s passings had anything to do with him choosing to be pending with his experience, he clarified, “That song has actually been recorded for probably over four years.”
Talking about the tune, which was always proposed to be a piece of Tha Carter V even if it was released when it was due in 2014, he included, “I felt that way when I thought the album was coming out. I was ready to come out with it then. […] The thought process doing that verse is… What made me do it was just, [I] was ready to get it off my chest.”
Amid the visit, Odell likewise talked about his issues with the New York Giants. At the 22:00 stamp, Odell said, “A lot of it has to do with the energy that we have, that we don’t bring every single day. […] We just need to play with some heart.”