[Produced by Key Wane]
The drums and snares used by Key Wane here brings the beat to a start. With kicks and horns used later, it brings it to near perfection. But then he really sent this home with the track’s 2 samples:
- “My Man” is used as a vocal sample, slowed down with a slightly deeper tone that fits into the beat very well. You can catch it in the back starting at 0:39 and it continues throughout this track. The exact sample is said by singer Abbey Lincoln at 0:19 all the way back in 1957:
- The second sample is more recent than the last. It is called “Ol' Time Killin'” from Kardinal Offishall. The exact sample starts at the beginning in the original, but in this track Wane brings it in at 4:34.
Key Wane spoke on the beat and told its story to Vibe Magazine:
We was at a photo shoot for Sean’s clothing line and I played the “All Me” beat for Sean on my iPad. He was fuckin’ with it, so originally, he was going to use it. But I don’t know what really happened after that point
I was in the studio one night, listening to the record, perfecting it a little more and I was like ‘Man, I’m trying to send this to Drake, he hit me back shortly and was like ‘Yo, Chainz is snapping on it.’ He hit me about 30 minutes after I sent it to him. Drake was like ‘We on here going crazy!’ It was just too good of a beat to leave that shit laying around. So, I sent it out and I got a response and that was that
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