Big Sean Delivers Reflective Song 'Halfway Off the Balcony': Listen
After delving deep into the creative process for his fourth album I Decided. with Beats 1's Zane Lowe, Big Sean treated his fans with a new Key Wane-produced song on Wednesday night (Jan. 18), titled "Halfway Off the Balcony."
The record comes off the heels of the project's first single "Bounce Back," currently sitting at No. 16 on Billboard Hot 100. "Whoaaaa just saw Bounce Back #16 on the Hot 100, n Moves climbing too! Thanks for that! More new music off the album tonight #IDecided," tweeted Sean.
The MC's latest offering is a contemplative number, finding Sean flexing his lyrical muscle with a handful of witty punchlines. "I'm the livin' proof that you don't need a master's just to be a masterpiece/ People passin' faster than I'm passin' weed/ My daddy tell me, 'Stay strong, Son, and be the man you have to be,'" raps Sean.
"Halfway Off the Balcony" is the third song Sean has released off I Decided. During his 46-minute long interview with Lowe, Sean revealed that he nabbed an Eminem feature for his new song "No Favors."
"Eminem, he was the only person I heard that could be on that song, to keep it honest," said Sean. "It just reminded me of why I am such an Eminem fan. It reminded me of why I fell in love with Eminem’s work. He is unique, he’s special. And that’s what I was thinking, when I first heard him he was bringing new flows to the game. When he did this verse it brought that feeling right back to me, wow this is like a brand new energy."
Check out "Halfway Off the Balcony" below.