Remember that youthful energy you felt when you first heard Lil Uzi’s verse on DJ Carnage’s WDYW? I felt that similar energy the first time I heard Highjak’s music. A friend had sent me the Spotify link to his track, On My Way, and I couldn’t help but go crazy. After going through his discography, we had to link up with vert to discuss influences and what’s next!
“On My Way” is inspired by a time after a breakup when I was ready to get back into mingling with other people and meeting other girls after half a year of sitting back and recovering emotionally from the whole ordeal. The song paints a picture of my situation and the situation of many others, where the ex lover is most likely watching out for who the ‘new girl’ is that you’re going out with, and then telling everybody so that everyone who was once your friend through your ex-significant other now officially despises you haha. However, from the chorus you hear “you know they gon’ hate on us, but we don’t care what they say”. And I really didn’t. I was ready to move on.