Videos to both remixes were uploaded to WorldStarHipHop’s YouTube channel, which led to an immense and immediate positive response from both mainstream media and the online rap community.
Cordae’s debut studio album, The Lost Boy was released on July 26, 2019 to widespread acclaim and received two nominations for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song for the single “Bad Idea” at the 62nd Grammy Awards. Cordae was a member of the YBN collective from 2018 until he left the group in 2020.
On August 6, 2020, YBN Nahmir took to Twitter to announce that the YBN collective officially disbanded. Cordae subsequently dropped the YBN from his stage name. On August 27, Cordae released a new single, “Gifted”, featuring Roddy Ricch, marking Cordae’s first release of 2020.