“Can’t Leave Without It” by 21 Savage (Ft. Gunna & Lil’ Baby)

“Can’t Leave Without It” is a rap song by American rapper 21 Savage featuring fellow rappers Gunna and Lil’ Baby. This track is more or less a typical mainstream rap song, where the primary topics are money, sex and violence. For instance, all of the artists brag about the fortunes they have amassed, despite their humble beginnings. And of course this impressive level of success gives them access to a desirable assortment of women. 

They also express the sentiment that if threatened, they are ready to respond with deadly force. In fact, even though it’s never outrightly specified what it is they “can’t leave without”, based on the positioning of the phrase in the chorus, they are most likely alluding to a gun, as in they can’t travel (leave home) without a gat.

Lyrics of "Can't Leave Without It"

Facts about “Can’t Leave Without It”

  • 21 Savage and his collaborators (Gunna and Lil Baby) receive songwriting credits on this track.
  • Hip hop music producers Wheezy and CuBeatz took charge of producing this track.
  • “Can’t Leave Without It” was released on December 21, 2018. It is the eighth track from Savage’s 2018 album I Am > I Was. I Am > I Was (which is also known as I Am Greater Than I Was) is the second studio album of Savage’s musical career.
  • This track was the first time 21 Savage and Gunna were collaborating. It also marked his first collab with Lil Baby.
  • In the first week of January 2019, this collab debuted at number 58 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Owing to this, it became Savage’s first song to chart on the Hot 100 in 2019.

Did 21 Savage use any samples on this song?

No.

Was “Can’t Leave Without It” released as a single from I Am > I Was?

No. On January 8, 2018, “A Lot” was released as the lead single from this album. The song in question features J. Cole.

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