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T.I. Says Pharrell Asked Him To Vent On “Get Back Up”

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  • December 10, 2010
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    T.I. Says Pharrell Asked Him To Vent On “Get Back Up”
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    "When all of these things started coming to pass, Pharrell called me like, 'Hey, man, somebody somewhere is trying to tell you something,' and I'm like, 'Yeah, you know, that may be,' " Tip continued. "Then we had a conversation at length about how I felt about the media's portrayal of my circumstances. And he said, 'You know what? That's what you need to say in a song.' And I say, 'Man, I ain't talking about no music right now, P.' And he say, 'But that's what they wanna hear, that's what you need to tell 'em. Just ride with me on this. I'mma get it to you, and I just need you to get those same sentiments, those same feelings on a record.' I said, 'All right, man, give it to me.' " - MTV.com

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on December 10, 2010 - 5:02pm

"When all of these things started coming to pass, Pharrell called me like, 'Hey, man, somebody somewhere is trying to tell you something,' and I'm like, 'Yeah, you know, that may be,' " Tip continued. "Then we had a conversation at length about how I felt about the media's portrayal of my circumstances. And he said, 'You know what? That's what you need to say in a song.' And I say, 'Man, I ain't talking about no music right now, P.' And he say, 'But that's what they wanna hear, that's what you need to tell 'em. Just ride with me on this. I'mma get it to you, and I just need you to get those same sentiments, those same feelings on a record.' I said, 'All right, man, give it to me.' " - MTV.com

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Lyssmay T.I.'s picture

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Moni's picture

You captured it just right Tip, I think they were right in telling you to put your emotion out there... the song is hot and hopefully gave you an outlet to release some of that tension built up.

zelmar's picture

And you made a good decision because Get Back up is so great!

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dportis47's picture

I'm glad you shared with us how you really feel! Thanks Bro!

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