Since Reasonable Doubt, Jay has made it clear that he will often "leave that weed alone, man." However, Jigga admitted to XXL that after constantly touching up "Izzo," he didn’t finish it until he blazed one. “My man who sold weed and shit came, and he said, ‘Man, you need—man, just smoke some weed.’ I smoked some weed, and that’s how I finished ‘Izzo.’”