Drake’s latest album contains jabs at a number of different artists and public figures – and a few have their very own alternative phrases for the Canadian rapper.
Drake launched “Her Loss,” a 16-track collaboration with 21 Savage, on Friday. On one track, “Circo Loco,” he appears to suggest that Megan Thee Stallion’s allegations that she was shot by Tory Lanez had been false. In 2020, Megan said that she was shot within the foot by Lanez, who has been charged with felony assault with a firearm and pleaded not responsible.
“This b—- lie ‘bout getting pictures however she nonetheless a stallion,” Drake raps on the lower.
On Twitter, Megan asked other artists to “cease utilizing my taking pictures for clout” shortly after the album was launched. She requested why it was acceptable to joke about ladies being shot and appeared to match the response to her taking pictures to the continued outcry over Kanye West’s antisemitic comments.
“Able to boycott bout footwear and garments however canine pile on a black girl when she say one in every of y’all homeboys abused her,” she wrote.
Megan Thee Stallion has been vocal about critiquing the societal acceptance of violence in opposition to Black ladies, penning a New York Times op-ed in 2020 that mirrored on her taking pictures and the intersection of sexism and racism.
And Megan isn’t the one public determine talking out in opposition to Drake’s latest disses.
On “Center of the Ocean,” the album’s twelfth observe, the rapper throws a barb at Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, who married tennis celebrity Serena Williams in 2017.
“Sidebar, Serena, your husband a groupie,” the artist raps.
However in a Twitter thread about his new investments and enterprise success, Ohanian stated that being a groupie isn’t such a foul factor.
“The explanation I keep profitable is as a result of I’m relentless about being the very best at no matter I do — together with being the very best groupie for my spouse & daughter,” he wrote.
Williams responded to the tweet with a number of heart-covered emojis.
Drake is a longtime fan of Williams, attending her matches since at the least 2011. He additionally name-dropped her in his 2013 observe “Worst Habits.”