On "The Day," a track off this year's Pilot Talk, Curren$y boasts, "There is not a adjective to describe how I work/Hard is not enough, brother, I'm tougher." That line crosses our minds when we bump Curren$y's Pilot Talk II, which drops today, because it reminds us that at least some rappers live up to their word. PTII is Spitta's second album this year, and he's got another two albums already lined up.

Although he's made sacrifices to make this record happen—forgoing sample-based production due to the independent nature of his label, DD172—the album finds Spitta in the midst of yet another burst of creativity. To document it all, we cut through a thick cloud of weed smoke and got down with Curren$y, Ski Beatz, and most of the artists involved in the project to create The Making of Curren$y's Pilot Talk II, a track-by-track breakdown of his album...

As told to Dominic Green (@DOM_iZZO), Insanul Ahmed (@Incilin), & Jordan Martins (@Jordan_Martins).

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