During an appearance on Renee Paquette's Oral Sessions, Killer Kross spoke about working with WWE's creative team in NXT.
"We were approached from the whole creative department in NXT. The name that never gets mentioned is Johnny Russo, who is the head writer at NXT. They asked me to send over some of my Independent stuff from YouTube. I had been chronologically trying to log my career and I used to create these short films about the character so people would have some sort of context of who this was. I would send them my original stuff and go, 'Listen, if we plug this into the machine, this character would be original, new, fresh, there are different elements that I think can tribute to the show that, respectfully, are not there.' I didn't want to come into the show like somebody else. Just like any wrestling show, you want to have a healthy variety of different creative things going on. I showed that to them, they dug it, they took different aspects of that and made their own version. Hunter put us in touch with Neil, the music guy, and he sent a couple of different tracks. The first track he sent, I didn't want to be a pain in the ass, but I wasn't crazy about it. [Scarlett] wasn't crazy about it either."
Scarlett followed up.
"Immediately. You were a lot nicer about it, but it didn't feel right. Hunter came up with 'Fall and Pray.' We had a track and he said, 'Can you sing, make up a melody to sing.' I was on my phone in the bathroom trying to come up with something because I have a musical theater background. It was the pandemic. We debuted in front of no one and couldn't get to a studio at that time. I just did it on my phone, sent it to him, he loved it and the next day we recorded it in the PC room, still on a phone, but you couldn't hear the echo from my bathroom. Everything you heard was recorded off a cell phone."
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