With Tha Carter V out, DJ Booth got frequently Lil Wayne collaborator, Infamous, to break down his production on “Mona Lisa” and Kendrick Lamar’s contribution to the record
“He started writing to the beat, and it turned into the story,” Infamous recalls. “I heard it and I was like, ‘Oh, shit, this is crazy.’ Then he did a second verse and at the time, his engineer was a dude named Omar Loya. Wayne was talking about trying to get a feature on the song. Everybody was kinda like, ‘Maybe Nas would be crazy because it’s a storytelling song.’ Omar was the one who said, ‘Kendrick would be cool.’”
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