The week after the release of successful Griselda debut on Shady Records, Westside Gunn revealed that he is planning to retire from hip-hop in 2021.

Before that, though, he will release a collaboration with Madlib. Reacting to news about their collaboration that appeared in media, Westside Gunn posted:

Well Since MADLIB told y’all…. YES the WSG x MADLIB Project is dropping 2020, in 19’ I gave y’all Awesome GOD, HWH7, and WWCD soon as the ball drop I’m right back on the N…. necks #FLYGOD #LEGEND #THENEWKINGOFNY #BUFFALOKIDS #RocNation #Culture #GXFR 🐐 🐐 🐐 and Please go support HWH7 and WWCD were making HISTORY btw 2020 my last year rapping I’m going down as one of the Illest Ever.