Outta Time
by Bryson Tiller (featuring Drake)

Album: Anniversary (2020)
Charted: 24 48
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Songfacts®:

  • Byson Tiller links up with Drake for this mid-tempo jam where the pair contemplate their can't-get-right romances. Drake takes the first half of the song where he admits, "one thing for sure is when we're together, we're toxic as ever."

    Tiller croons the song's second half, during which he laments how he and his lover "fight through the night, all day."

    The two artists share the belief that they're "out of time" to fix their broken relationships.
  • Tiller recorded the song for Anniversary, an album inspired by "digging through the Trapsoul archives" during a 2020 trip to Los Angeles. He found some "really dope ideas" that he'd started five years before when making his successful Trapsoul longplayer. Tiller started working on them, prioritizing the record over his previously announced Serenity set. RCA Records released the album on October 2, 2020, the fifth anniversary of Trapsoul.
  • This is Tiller's first collaboration with Drake. Speaking with Genius' Rob Markman, the singer explained that he and the Toronto artist had tried to work together on a few occasions, including on Trapsoul. The two kept in touch and Tiller decided to ask Drake to hop on a song for his Serenity album. Once the Louisville native started working on Anniversary, he recognized that "Outta Time" fit perfectly with the project's content, so he used it for that instead.
  • Three of Drake's go-to collaborators, 40, Nineteen85, and Vinylz, produced the track.

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