Big Amount
by 2 Chainz (featuring Drake)

Album: Daniel Son; Necklace Don (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This Drake collab is a braggadocio cut in which both artists flaunt their wealth and success in the rap game. The song first appeared on 2 Chainz' 2016 mixtape Daniel Son; Necklace Don mixtape, before being included on Pretty Girls Like Trap Music as an iTunes Bonus track.
  • 2 Chainz discussed the collaboration with Complex:

    "He was in town for a couple hours. He was actually at the strip club that was around the street from my studio, so I just went to rock with him. I was like 'Yo, bro I'm like walking distance from here.' So he pulled up, and we got a couple of records done that night.

    It was something that I actually missed. Dude is at the top tier of his game. I'm very competitive. I like working - period. To get in the room with one of the top dudes in the game, it's just a dope experience. Not only that, he's one of my day unos, one of my partners. We've been rocking with each other since the 'I Am Music' tour with Lil Wayne. To watch each other grow and do what we've done for our families and friends, it was no pressure. There was a lot of smoke and bottles and it was just a good vibe. And the song is unique - I don't think we should do the same thing twice. Lightning doesn't strike the same place twice."
  • Newcomer Buddah Bless supplied the subtle woodwind instrumental. 2 Chainz explained it was his first ever placement: "Buddah Bless won a contest with my DJ one night, a beat contest. My DJ brought him to the studio, and that's how it all worked. He came to the studio because he won, I picked a bunch of his beats, I rapped over a bunch of his beats. It just so happened that one of his beats Drake got on. That's not a bad first placement for an up-and-coming producer, ya dig?"
  • Though Drake and 2 Chainz are good friends and frequent collaborators, this was the first time the pair had worked together since Nothing Was the Same's "All Me" (also featuring Big Sean) back in 2013. 2 Chainz told Genius how the collaboration came together:

    "He was at a strip club up the street from my studio in Atlanta," he said. "The club was over and we started walking out and bro was like, 'Where your studio at?' And I'm like, 'S--t, you can just follow me.' And everything just kind of panned out from there."

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