Sierra Leone

Album: Hall of Fame (2013)


  • This song was co-penned by Puerto Rican Nicole Lequerica, who in addition to helping Sean with writing tracks also serves as his assistant. Lequerica also supplied backing vocals for the Hall Of Fame tracks "Fire" and "First Chain."
  • Mike Posner makes a vocal contribution and he also co-produced the track. The "Cooler Than Me" singer and Sean were mutual supporters long before they were signed. Posner was an intern at 102.7 FM, the radio station where Sean first met Kanye West, who went on to sign him.


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