The Making Of “Waves”
“I wrote that in my Mom’s room. She wasn’t home, and my computer was down, so I was just using her computer. I was in the zone. It just came about. It just flowed. I did not stop writing that verse for one second. As soon as I heard the beat, it started writing itself.
I been a fan of Complex, [which is why I mention the magazine on ‘Waves’ in the line, ‘Soon to accomplish articles in Complex.’]
“I been a fan of Complex, [which is why I mention the magazine on ‘Waves’ in the line, ‘Soon to accomplish articles in Complex’]. It’s crazy, when the year started, I had this computer class first period when I would first come to school. And I would do the lesson, obviously, but not ‘til the end. And I would be on Complex in the beginning just reading all the articles.
“The video shoot [with Va$htie] went well. I can’t wait to see it. Shipes manages Va$htie as well. Va$htie is mad cool. I love Va$htie. I was involved in the concept, but that’s all I’ll say.”