Posted by , Jun 1, 2016 at 02:51pm
Pusha T was looking for Jay to tell some "ghost stories".

Pusha T's first single from his upcoming album, King Push, had the rap world talking yesterday, as it featured a guest appearance from none other than Jay Z, who rose to the occasion with one of his better verses in recent memory, giving the GOOD Music president a run for his money. Push has spoken to Genius about how the record came together, revealing that the two exchanged a few important emails before Jay put his record on wax.

According to Pusha's recollection of the conversation, he told Jay Z that Tomi Lahren's conservative attack on Beyonce had inspired the song, specifically the line about Jay being a "14-year drug dealer," which was later sampled on the song. He said Jay's response was something along the lines of "WTF? Why you taking me to a dark place? Now I’m going to grow my hair out to be on this track with you…"

It seems Push was looking for Jay to look back to his hustling days, as he says he wrote back, "Man, there’s nothing wrong with telling ghost stories. We need them. We love them. We love these things."

Read the full paraphrased email conversation over at Genius, as well as some of Pusha's annotations on the song below.

Valentino summers and wave runners
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Drug dealers anonymous<br> How many Madonnas can that Mazda fit?<br> My brick talk is more than obvious, it’s ominous
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Garages, the phantom, ghouls, ghosts and goblins<br> Blonde mohawk the collection I’m Dennis Rodman
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Paid in full like ’86, Gs on my body<br> The new Gucci has less monograms, God’s got him
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Thanks to the lawyers<br> I marbled the foyer<br> I tore the floor up<br> Yeah, that’s for Koi fish<br> We been dining on oysters
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous

Pusha T Recalls The Email Exchange With Jay Z That Led To "Drug Dealers Anonymous"

Pusha T was looking for Jay to tell some "ghost stories".


Pusha T's first single from his upcoming album, King Push, had the rap world talking yesterday, as it featured a guest appearance from none other than Jay Z, who rose to the occasion with one of his better verses in recent memory, giving the GOOD Music president a run for his money. Push has spoken to Genius about how the record came together, revealing that the two exchanged a few important emails before Jay put his record on wax.

According to Pusha's recollection of the conversation, he told Jay Z that Tomi Lahren's conservative attack on Beyonce had inspired the song, specifically the line about Jay being a "14-year drug dealer," which was later sampled on the song. He said Jay's response was something along the lines of "WTF? Why you taking me to a dark place? Now I’m going to grow my hair out to be on this track with you…"

It seems Push was looking for Jay to look back to his hustling days, as he says he wrote back, "Man, there’s nothing wrong with telling ghost stories. We need them. We love them. We love these things."

Read the full paraphrased email conversation over at Genius, as well as some of Pusha's annotations on the song below.

Valentino summers and wave runners
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Drug dealers anonymous<br> How many Madonnas can that Mazda fit?<br> My brick talk is more than obvious, it’s ominous
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Garages, the phantom, ghouls, ghosts and goblins<br> Blonde mohawk the collection I’m Dennis Rodman
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Paid in full like ’86, Gs on my body<br> The new Gucci has less monograms, God’s got him
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous
Thanks to the lawyers<br> I marbled the foyer<br> I tore the floor up<br> Yeah, that’s for Koi fish<br> We been dining on oysters
― Pusha T (Ft. Jay Z) – Drug Dealers Anonymous

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