Here, Lil Baby raps two verses and a hook where he espouses his work ethic and boasts about his wealth, womanizing, and come-up from the hood. The title refers to accusations people have made that the rapper has sold out.
They say I went commercial, I ain't know it
Lil Uzi Vert joins Baby on the track. The Philly rapper's verse was most likely recorded in the month before the song's release on February 28, 2020. This can be inferred by Lil Uzi's allusion to basketball legend Kobe Bryant's passing the previous month.
I turned eight million right until I'm a quarterback Spent a million like I'm tryna bring Kobe back
Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant died aged 41 on January 26, 2020, in a helicopter crash. The eight million is a reference to his number 8 jersey.
This is the second time Lil Baby and Lil Uzi Vert have worked together. They previously linked up on Baby's track with Gunna, "Life Goes On."
The lyrics for "Mary, Did You Know?" were written by Christian singer and comedian Mark Lowry, after his pastor asked him to write a Christmas musical for their church. Southern gospel musician Buddy Greene later added music to his words.
The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."