Statik Selektah Gives A Track-By-Track Break Down Of ‘Extended Play’

Photo By: Matt McGinley

Photo By: Matt McGinley

1. “Reloaded” ft. Pain In Da Ass, Action Bronson, Big Body Bes, Termanology & Tony Touch

Statik Selektah: “Action was at my crib and I wanted to get him on the intro. I had the beat and I was like, ‘Yo, just do four bars.’ Originally, I was going to have mad rappers do four bars each. He did his four bars. Big Body Bes, [Action's] cousin, who is known to be on his records, he was there: ‘Let me talk shit after his verse.’ So, he talked a little shit. I had Term do the same thing. He came through and did four bars.

I had Pain In Da Ass set it off in the old Reasonable Doubt fashion. I just reached out to Tony Touch, he’s like a big inspiration. He’s like a big brother to me. He’s like family at this point. He finished the record off dope where he says, ‘See? I paved the way and Statik saved the day.’ He’s talking about literally what we do. Tony Touch was the first to make a whole album and put together MCs on real records. Tony was the first to do that. He led the path for me and DJ Revolution and DJ Khaled to try to carry that.

Originally, I wanted to get just the cats that are always at my house. Like, Joey [Bada$$]. It’s not like it didn’t happen, I just never really tried for it. It just made sense to have Tony come in and finish the song.”

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