West's contribution came about after the "Stronger
" rapper complimented Banks' abilities on Twitter, calling the G-Unit MC one of the most underrated artists in hip-hop. "The whole Kanye thing happened, it was shortly after the tweet that he wrote, the comment he made about me being underrated and should be in everybody's top five," Banks told MTV News. "We read that statement, and it kind of took off on its own. I definitely appreciated that. Just for him to say that opens up the eyes that have been watching him [to me]. And from there, it made sense to go into the studio with him. Shortly after that, we went into the studio."