Meek Mill has a history of setting a high bar with his album introductions, dating back to his 2012 "Dreams and Nightmares
" preamble. This song continues the trend, with a throwback sample of Phil Collins' "In The Air Tonight
" to accompany his rhymes about overcoming the odds and making it out from the trenches.
"I just feel like the way it was put together was needed in these times right now," Meek told The Breakfast Club
. "Kendrick sells this on his block, J. Cole sells this on his block, and I always just wanted to have my own block. I just think there was a wide open space for someone to do it. This type of music is some s--t that a lot of people could relate to."