Label: No Limit Records/Jive
Mystikal: “That was exactly what 'Original' is for me at this juncture, the exact same time frame. When I signed with No Limit, that was the first song that I did that was gonna be for one of my records. The very first thing I did was a song for the Bout Itsoundtrack. That's how the conversation of me joining forces with them even came about.
You had to keep up [with No Limit's production schedule]. You f*ck around and blink your eyes you gonna miss three albums.
“I'm sure P had it in his mind the whole time when he was bringing me down there, but after I came out the recording booth he knew he wasn't gonna let me leave! So that's how that went and Hallelujah—thank God for that. That was like another reinvention.
“You had to keep up [with No Limit's production schedule]. You fuck around and blink your eyes you gonna miss three albums. 'Yeah we just put them out…' 'What the fuck? Come on man, goddamn!' He had a true pace, he was truly, truly driven.
“Talk about multitasking, I don't even know if they was using that term back then, but he was hauling ass. That shit was inspiring. That shit was like being with the president of the United States. He was making moves."