“Me and Jay built a connection through Def Jam. Through working together executive to artist [when Jay was Def Jam president], we built a different relationship as well. Maybe artist to artist we was in a little different space. You didn’t know where each other was at. We work well. When I needed help with the [new] album and I was reaching out for people for joints for the album, he was one of the people that was like, ‘Hear this.’ That’s where that joint came from. We got a connection. He’s from Brooklyn, I’m from Brooklyn — that’s enough of a connection right there.”
Look for a “Loso’s Way” movie to come with the album when it drops July 28.
“We came up with the songs first,” he said. “I made the songs to the scenario I thought of. Then I wrote a story [for a film]. Even when I was writing the story, I could hear certain songs coming up in those scenarios, in those scenes. That’s why it meshed well.”