Till I'm Gone

Album: Disc-Overy (US version) (2011)
Charted: 24 90

Songfacts®:

  • British rapper Tinie Tempah's second US single featured a guest appearance by Wiz Khalifa. The song was released at the time Tempah's debut American release, "Written In The Stars," was climbing up the charts. He explained to Rolling Stone magazine why he collaborated with the Black and Yellow rapper on this song: "I feel like we're in the same kind of situation, but in reverse. He's really huge out here now and I have a lot of presence in the Europe and UK, and vice versa, so if there was ever a time to collaborate, now would be the time."
  • This was not the first collaboration between the two rappers. Earlier in 2011, Tempah jumped on Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" remix.
  • Norwegian production team Stargate, who are known for their work with Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Rihanna, were at the controls for this joint. This was the first time they'd worked with Tempah but they'd previously helmed Khalifa's hit singles "Black and Yellow" and "Roll Up."

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