Ski: "I met [Geechi] Suede from Camp Lo [when] I was living in the Bronx on Valentine Avenue and Suede was also living there. That was probably 1992-1993. When I was in the group Original Flavor, he used to come around all the time and he wanted to make music. So I started doing songs for him.
I took him to Clark Kent's house one day and we was doing songs. Back then, it was just Suede. But we lost touch with each other. Then maybe a year later he came back and he had Sonny Cheeba with him and they said they had a group. I heard them rhyme and I was like, 'Yo, it’s kinda dope.' They didn’t have any music but they had that flow, that sound, that kick. We just put it together and that’s how we came up with most of that Uptown Saturday Night stuff.
"[The album] was basically done but we needed one more song to make a single and bring the album together. So it was crunch time. And I got that Dynasty sample ["Adventures in the Land of Music"] and I said, 'This is it, this is the one for them.' I wrote the hook in my house.
I played it over the phone for Suede, and he said, 'Yo, I gotta come hear that in person.' He came by the house with Cheeba, they wrote it that night, laid it down, and took it to Profile. They loved it and they had us in the studio. Next thing you know, it was all over the place.
"The thing for everybody I was working with...Biggie heard 'Luchini' and he was like, 'Come on, man, I need a beat from you.' Once Jay heard it, he was like, 'Come on, man, what the fuck?' [But when] Camp Lo heard 'Who You Wit,' they was like, 'Damn!' Matter of fact, I did a song for Nature called 'Ultimate High' and Jay was like, 'Yo, you know that was my beat. You know you should have gave me that beat.' And to this day he still wants to rap to that beat. Jay loves that track. We was about to redo the beat, but we never got to do it."