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Mac raps here about a close childhood friend, Reuben Mitrani, who died young. The Pittsburgh rapper also named his record label, REMember Music, after his late buddy, whose initials were REM.
The song samples "Chained
," a track from British band The xx's 2012 album, Coexist
Charlie Benante of Anthrax
The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.