I Think I'm Okay

Album: Hotel Diablo (2019)
Charted: 90 104

Songfacts®:

  • "I Think I'm Okay" sees MGK and British rocker Yungblud trading verses about their own failings as people and their drink and drug-fueled lifestyles.
  • The rock–rap hybrid is anchored by Travis Barker's drumming. The blink-182 stickman and Yungblug previously worked together with Halsey on the single "11 Minutes."
  • MGK admitted to Beats 1's Zane Lowe that he was originally nervous about recruiting Barker for the song as he was worried the drummer would think "it's too blink-182," but Barker loved how they put their own twist on it.
  • Yungblud turned up at MGK's studio 15 minutes before the rapper needed to go to Barker's house as they had a session planned. He told the Brit he had to come up with something quick as he needed to leave soon.

    According to MGK, Yungblud then "freestyled his whole verse and just left my house all within 10 minutes."

    The rapper called Yungblud back half an hour later, and told him, "Dude, Travis Barker's putting drums on the song right now."

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