"When we started working in the studio for the 'Airplanes [Part II]' things sort of grew from there," B.o.B. said in an interview. "Eminem doesn't work with a lot of people, so when he does, he has to feel the project. And that's how I am as an artist. I really have to feel it. I think the reason why Eminem collaborated with me is because he related to the song. He took to the story I was telling on 'Airplanes' and brought it home. But you know what? ... Everything moves so fast that you never get the chance to sit and really think about what's going on."