Big Sean says that he may never have composed the profanity-filled song “I Don’t F— With You”. He knew that the life of ex-fiancée Naiya Rivera would come to such a sad and sudden end.
Speaking with New york magazine In an interview published on Tuesday, the 32-year-old rapper revealed information about River’s death and the song that has long been associated with his 2014 breakup by fans.
Sean said that when he regrets the track, asking “I’m a tough question to answer,” “I don’t feel comfortable talking about it because I want to honor him.” “
“He has made such an impact on people, and he has done a lot of things in his life and his career that were painful for him as well [song] Stay connected with him, “Sean continued, explaining that the song was” not dissatisfying for him “and that he had played it for River.
“She knew about it, and she liked it,” he said. “We had a breakup that was very public, and we were young and we forgave each other and moved on. It would have been tragic if I knew anything. I never made a song.”
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Sean and Rivera began dating in 2013, becoming engaged in October that year. Sean broke off the engagement until April 2014, at the time saying it was a “difficult decision”.
Three months later, Rivera married Ryan Dorsey, with whom he shared son Josie, 4.. She and Dorsi finalized their divorce in 2018.
Rivera accidentally drowned in July while swimming with Josie in Lake Piru, Ventura County, California. His body was recovered from the lake on July 13, five days after his first disappearance.
Officials believe that A. Glee Star rescues Josie, escorts them back to her boat, but is unable to save herself.
Sean shared a tribute to his ex-fiancé a few days after her death was confirmed, saying that she was still “in mourning and shock.”
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“Rest in Peace Naiya, God bless you your soul. Thank you all for blessing me with your talent and presence,” she wrote on Instagram, calling the actress a “hero”.
“You are a hero! Not just because of how you saved your son, but also because of the obstacles you knocked out for so many people that they felt confident in themselves and could stand for a long time and Feel proud when they can’t achieve it. Their own, “the rapper continued. “I appreciate and cherish everything that happened between us to make me smarter and better person.”
“I’m still sad and in shock, I can’t believe it’s real,” Sean concluded. “I am praying for you and your family and I know about you to watch and protect them. The rest of these peace naiya you.”