So NY

Album: Loso's Way 2: Rise to Power (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by a comment that New Orleans native Lil Wayne made that he flat out "don't like New York." The Brooklyn rapper told MTV News that Weezy's statement motivated him to show off more pride in his city. "I felt [Wayne] spoke his opinion so if he doesn't like New York - it's not a bad thing," he said. "I do feel he spoke it because it was how he felt, and New York isn't at its strongest point musically. It's also hard to say that about any place. You can do an interview and say, 'I don't like Kentucky' and the people of Kentucky are gonna have little gripe about that. Of course, Kentucky is not New York City, but the people there are prideful of their state."

    "I just think he did it and I didn't take it personally like it was directed at me," Fab continued. "I took what he was saying and tried to empower some pride back into New York, like 'I'm 'So NY' Weezy probably don't like me. And that's what it was about, just making a statement, taking what he said and motivating people with it."

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