Drake’s latest album contains jabs at a number of different artists and public figures — and a few have their very own selection phrases for the Canadian rapper.
Drake launched “Her Loss,” a 16-track collaboration with 21 Savage, on Friday. On one tune, “Circo Loco,” he appears to indicate 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 photographs however she nonetheless a stallion,” Drake raps on the minimize.
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 girls being shot and appeared to evaluate the response to her taking pictures to the continuing outcry over Kanye West’s antisemitic feedback.
“Ready to boycott bout sneakers and garments however canine pile on a black lady when she say certainly one 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 girls, penning a New York Times op-ed in 2020 that mirrored on her taking pictures and the intersection of sexism and racism.
And Megan is not the one public determine talking out in opposition to Drake’s latest disses.
On “Middle of the Ocean,” the album’s twelfth observe, the rapper throws a barb at Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, who married tennis famous person Serena Williams in 2017.
“Sidebar, Serena, your husband a groupie,” the artist raps.
But in a Twitter thread about his new investments and enterprise success, Ohanian mentioned that being a groupie is not such a foul factor.
“The cause I keep successful is as a result of I’m relentless about being the very best at no matter I do — together with being one of the 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 very least 2011. He additionally name-dropped her in his 2013 observe “Worst Behavior.”