Rod Wave Reveals Why He Took Himself Off Drake’s ‘Lemon Pepper Freestyle’
Written by B87FM on April 2, 2021
Rod Wave virtually ended up on Drake’s “Lemon Pepper Freestyle.”
Throughout an interview with Apple Music’s “The Plug Radio,” the “Rags2Riches” rapper revealed that he submitted a verse for the Rick Ross-assisted track, however ended up killing it.
“I used to be imagined to be on [‘Lemon Pepper Freestyle’],” he stated, “however I didn’t like how my verse got here out. So I sort of scratched it.”
He admits that the chance proved daunting, so he took himself off the track. “I didn’t like how my voice got here out and you already know with a Drake characteristic, you don’t wish to…” he stated. “It’s like my very first thing, it’s a giant deal, have to come back with it…I sort of had received chilly ft, so sort of shook me up a bit of bit. So I used to be like don’t fear about it.”
When requested if he’s featured on Drake’s upcoming album Licensed Lover Boy, he responded, “No, no, no….I used to be imagined to be on the ‘Lemon Pepper’ track.”
He additionally shared that he hit up Drake immediately after struggling to clear his track “OMDB,” which samples Drake’s “Over My Lifeless Physique.” “I needed to textual content Drake and ask him,” he stated. “Or not it’s actually blowing me. It don’t really feel actual. He like, ‘Yeah bro, I received you.’”
Elsewhere within the interview, he revealed that he desires to do an EP with Ed Sheeran. “Man, I’m attempting to do a complete EP with Ed Sheeran. I’m going to speak it into existence,” stated Rod, whereas additionally sharing his need to work with Adele. “I’d like to f**okay with Ed Sheeran, dude, or Adele. All of them.”
Final month, Rod launched his sophomore album SoulFly, which is anticipated to debut at No. 1 on subsequent week’s charts.