Singled Out: "I Took My Last Verse Off The Record & Sent It To Game"
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 12:10AM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Mike Will Made It undressed Rihanna's "Pour It Up" smash, now-incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel recently broke down his "Dangerous" track.]
How'd I get Game and Young Chris together on the "Dangerous" record? What can I say? It's me, Beanie Sigel.
It's a good thing and like I said, it's me. Beanie Sigel. Game is a good dude. Me and Game have a pretty good relationship. We call and talk to each other about records.
I remember I had a record, it was actually on his last album [The R.E.D. Album], he called me for a record, I did the record, sent it to him and when I recorded this record, this "Dangerous" record, it just had this vibe.
It was like a West Coast vibe and I thought, "Oh, I'm going to send this over to Game." So I sent the record to Game, he sent the record back in like two days and it was done.
"Dangerous" was actually a song that me and Chris had did. I had recorded the record and so the song was complete and I had Chris on the hook. So what I did was I took my last verse off the record and sent it to Game because it had that feel. It had that West Coast feel on it.
I just wanted a West Coast artist on there. So that's why I chose Game to be on that record.
Philadelphian rapper Beanie Sigel had a rapidly rising career, beginning with his appearance on one of underground rapper/producer DJ Clue?'s mixtapes, to his cameos on Jay-Z's Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life, to a consequent solo deal with Roc-a-Fella Records. His distinctive, slightly drawling delivery and his clever but hard-hitting rhymes were showcased on his debut album, 2000's The Truth, which featured contributions from Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek, Eve, and Scarface, and production by the Ruff Ryders' Swizz Beatz and Suave House's Tony Draper.
Check out "Dangerous":