Drake releases fifth studio album Scorpion.
It features JAY-Z, Michael Jackson, Ty Dolla $ign, and Static Major. The tracklist includes the single “I’m Upset,” as well as “Nice for What” and “God’s Plan.” There’s even a song called “Ratchet Happy Birthday.” Check out the 25-song track-list, which is split into two sides. Click Here to listen.
- GOD’S PLAN
- I’M UPSET
- 8 OUT OF 10
- MOB TIES
- CAN’T TAKE A JOKE
- SANDRA’S ROSE
- TALK UP (FT. JAY-Z)
- IS THERE MORE
- SUMMER GAMES
- NICE FOR WHAT
- RATCHET HAPPY BIRTHDAY
- THAT’S HOW YOU FEEL
- BLUE TINT
- IN MY FEELINGS
- DON’T MATTER TO ME (FT. MICHAEL JACKSON)
- AFTER DARK (FT. STATIC MAJOR & TY DOLLA $IGN)
- FINAL FANTASY
- MARCH 14
Drake discusses everything on his new album Scorpion. From becoming a dad to not addressing Pusha T and Kanye West.
On Secret son.
Drake confirms the claim, with a correction: “I wasn’t hiding my kid from the world, I was hiding the world from my kid,” he raps on “Emotionless.” He continues, “From empty souls who just wake up and looked to debate. Until you starin’ at your seed, you can never relate.” He also refutes Push’s claim that he’s a deadbeat dad, saying elsewhere on “8 Out of 10”: “The only deadbeats is whatever beats I been rappin’ to / Never a matter of could I or should I / Kiss my son on his forehead and kiss your ass good-bye / As luck would have it I’m settled into my role as the good guy.”
“I don’t run to the blogs / The only ones I wanna tell are the ones I can call,” he raps. “They always ask, ‘Why let the story run if it’s false?’ / You know a wise man once said nothin’ at all / I’m exhausted and drained I can’t even pretend.”
Yesterday morning was crazy / I had to come to terms with the fact that it’s not a maybe / That shit is in stone, sealed and signed / She not my lover like Billie Jean but the kid is mine / Sandi [his mother] used to tell me all it takes is one time, and all it took was one time / Shit, we only met two times, two times / And both times were nothing like the new times / Now it’s rough times / I’m out here on front lines just trying to make sure that I see him sometimes / It’s breaking my spirit
Why he hasn’t responded to Pusha T:
Drake doubles down on why he’s kept mum, saying he didn’t want this rap beef to turn deadly: “I’ve seen this movie a hundred times, I know where it’s headed / Realize someone gotta die when no one will dead it / Niggas gambling with their life for some content / That’s the type of lottery that could get your top picked.”
On Kanye West.
“8 Out of 10,” saying “All sevens, no sixes” — a reference to most of the Wyoming albums’ seven-song track lists — “Rest easy get some shut eye / Hold on, hold on / But I miss making ‘em pay.” In other words, he’ll entertain your little mountain excursion if only for a check. Drake also responds to Kanye’s shot at him on “No Mistakes,” in which he said, “Too close to snipe you, truth told, I like you / Too bold to type you, too rich to fight you / Calm down, you light skin!” Drake says on “8 Out of 10”: “Too rich for who? Y’all just got rich again / Who grips the mic and likes to kill they friends?” (That second is also a reference to Kanye’s murderous thoughts expressed on his Ye opener.) And on “Nonstop,” “Yeah I’m light skinned but I’m still a dark nigga.
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