Mike WiLL Made-It has uncovered that his beat for Kendrick Lamar's No. 1 single "HUMBLE." was initially made for Gucci Mane. In another meeting with NPR he stated, "With "HUMBLE.," I realized that beat would catch a minute. It just felt genuine critical. I made that beat [last year] when Gucci Mane was escaping prison; I made it on account of him. I was simply considering, damn, Gucci's going to get back home; it must be something critical that is quite recently going to assume control over the radio." He chose to play the beat for Kendrick, in any case, since "it sort of has a N.W.A./Dr. Dre feel, an Eminem sort of feel." Kendrick was then going to give the track to Mike for Ransom 2, yet when Kendrick began pondering utilizing it for DAMN., Mike guaranteed him, "Bruh, you unquestionably ought to keep it, and you ought to utilize it as your single." Read the full meeting here.
Later in the meeting, Mike WiLL discussed DAMN's. "XXX.," which he conveyed and highlights U2. "That was Dot's vision. I'm undeniably a lover of U2," he said. "I kept endeavoring to imagine U2 on the principle segment of that beat, 'cause at first that was the fundamental part to the tune. Besides, I looked like, 'Dang, he put U2 on that?' I couldn't understand what that would appear like. In any case, when he let me hear the whole thing with the assorted sections, it turned out dope."
Though "HUMBLE." was not on Ransom 2, Mike WiLL got Kendrick on the record's "Optimal Pint," which in like manner highlights Gucci and Rae Sremmurd. Additionally, Mike gave Gucci the beat for his initially tune after he got away correctional facility in May 2016, "first Day Out tha Feds."