Twista reveals how he ‘deleted’ his hit “Hope” and had to redo it


Twista recalls how he lost one of his biggest records

explains how one of his biggest songs almost never came to materialize. During an interview with HipHopDX over the weekend, he recounted that he wrote his 2005 smash “Hope” on his phone and mistakenly erased it. However, he later managed to reconstruct it.

“That song was one of the first songs where I reached into my emotions a little bit,” he said. “It also had a big place in my heart because of the way I wrote it. I remember writing it in my phone, or maybe it was a Sidekick, and I remember accidentally erasing the song. I literally got tearful because of how much work I put in it.

“So I sat back — it was good I was a rapper and decided to just reminisce through the flow a little bit — and I think I dug at least 85 percent of the song back out of my mind. I was like, ‘Okay, I said this. Okay, I said that.' So I might have lost maybe four bars at the most, but I pretty much dug it back out.”

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