West Hollywood, CA – Actor Jason Weaver just lately recounted the sequence of hurdles he confronted whereas making an attempt to document his function on Chingy’s hit single “One Call Away.”
Weaver opened up in regards to the troublesome recording course of with Tracy Clayton on Netflix’s Strong Black Lead Podcast.
View this post on Instagram
i don't think ive ever smiled this hard in my black ass life. y'all HAVE to go listen to our @strongblacklead interview with my new fiancee @itsjasonweaver! middle school me is still screaming and 36 year old me is bout to flewed herself out to Chicago! link in bio, QUIT YOUR JOB AND GO LISTEN NOW!
Towards the latter finish of the episode (55:48), Weaver is requested about his present relationship with Chingy, sharing that the 2 just lately spoke a few joint efficiency on B2K’s Millennium Tour.
The adorned actor and singer proceeded to recount the start and sophisticated recording technique of “One Call Away.” Weaver particulars leaving the set of The Ladykillers, the Coen brothers movie he was engaged on on the time, to go lay down his vocals.
Weaver describes the setbacks, saying, “We did the tune and perhaps per week later, Poon known as me like, ‘canine I informed you that shit was simple.’ They nonetheless have been skeptical about me being part of it so that they did these focus teams. Yeah, they put collectively focus teams, they have been actually hating on me. I used to be insulted however on the similar time I acknowledged and I understood that this can be a enterprise.”
He later states, “After all the main target teams, my model was the one which was picked so that they determined to run with it and after that, the tune turned actually profitable.”
Chingy was pink sizzling when “One Call Away” appeared on his 2003 album, Jackpot. The tune spent 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart peaking at No. 2 on March 13, 2004.
The new Strong Black Lead episode, launched Tuesday (March 12), highlighted the illustrious profession of Jason Weaver in movie and music.
The podcast sequence is devoted to Black Hollywood Legends, giving them their flowers whereas unearthing life classes in addition to untold tales about their career-defining moments.
You can hearken to the Strong Black Lead’s first season, “Strong Black Legends” here.