That's On Me

Album: Lite Work, Vol. 2 (2017)
Charted: 56

Songfacts®:

  • Yella Beezy is a rapper who hails from the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. He scored several regional hits before hitting the big time with "That's On Me."
  • Yella Beezy recorded the song with his regular producer Shun On Da Beat back in March 2017 for his mixtape Lite Work, Vol. 2. He recalled to Genius.

    "I actually called him over there to try to do a uptempo beat and he accidentally came up with that beat and I accidentally came up with the chorus at the same time. Like, I was just sitting there trying to come up with some melody and I recorded it in my memo. Then, I went to record it at the studio probably the next day. So, s--t, it just came together perfect."
  • The song finds Beezy talking about the problems that come with rising fame. "I'm they hope. They tell me all the time like, 'S--t, you our way out the ghetto. You our ticket,'" he explained. "I got a lot of folks relying on me. I gotta look out for those that's behind bars, that incarcerated."

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