I wasn't in control of my destiny
Feelin' empty thinkin where's the rest of me
I gotta make it but I need the recipe
Only then will I find the best of me
He didn’t know where he was going in his carreer, as he mentioned on a previous line he was in the dark.
Make it = in the rap game, thinking there’s a magical “recipe” to succeed as a musician, as if he was a chef.
It’s a similar line to the one in “Inception”:
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