Rapper Pusha T reignited an old feud with Drake with the release of his new album, produced solely by Kayne West, Daytona, on Friday.
On the closing track of the album, “Infrared,” Pusha questions Drake’s ability to write his own lyrics, rapping, “It was written like Nas but it came from Quentin,” referring to rapper Quentin Miller, who Pusha believes to have secretly written Drake’s songs for him.
Drake took time away from working on his album to respond to Pusha’s diss with his track, “DuppyFreestyle,”in which he began with a hint of disappointment: “I’m in shock./ The nerve, the audacity,” followed by a large sigh.
In Drake’s reply, he reminded Pusha of how he worked with Kayne to help write tracks on his Life of Pablo album, “What do you really think of the n—a that’s makin’ your beats?/ I’ve done things for him I thought that he never would need./ Father had to stretch his hands out and get it from me./ I pop style for 30 hours, then let him repeat.”
He also goes on to insult Pusha’s career, comparing it to a fading autograph, “I had a microphone of yours, but then the signature faded./ I think that pretty much resembles what’s been happenin’ lately.”
Drake concluded his track with this, “Tell ‘Ye, “We got a invoice comin’ to you.”/ Considerin’ that we just sold another 20 for you,” implying that Pusha and Kayne should pay him for all the publicity he’s getting. He even went on to post a draft of an invoice on Instagram, requesting $100,000 from the two rappers for “promotional assistance and career reviving,” and tagged Pusha in the post.
Pusha clapped back at Drake in his new diss track, “The Story of Adidon,”coming at him from all angles.
He starts with almost a warning of what to expect in the track, “Drug dealin’ aside, ghostwritin’ aside/ Let’s have a heart-to-heart about your pride/ Even though you’re multi, I see that your soul don’t look alive/ The M’s count different when Baby divides the pie, wait.”
It goes without saying that Pusha’s getting personal.
Pusha mentions Drake’s bi-racial heritage and his alleged deadbeat father, and those weren’t even the hardest hits.
The cover of Pusha’s diss track is a picture of Drake dressed in black face, in which he turned to Twitter to ensure the public that it was in-fact an authentic photo.
Please stop referring to this picture as “artwork”…I’m not an internet baby, I don’t edit images…this is a REAL picture…these are his truths, see for yourself https://t.co/gd6vRS3HM8 pic.twitter.com/2el58HEZ8F
— King Push (@PUSHA_T) May 30, 2018
Pusha gets even more personal, claiming that Drake has a hidden son named Adonis with a porn star, “Sophie knows better, ask your baby mother/ Cleaned her up for IG, but the stench is on her/ A baby’s involved, it’s deeper than rap/ We talkin’ character, let me keep with the facts/ You are hiding a child, let that boy come home/ Deadbeat mothaf—a, playin’ border patrol, ooh/ Adonis is your son/ And he deserves more than an Adidas press run, that’s real.”
The supposed mother of Drake’s hidden child is woman who goes by Sophie B, real name Sophie Brussaux, a former porn star who now is a painter, according to Vulture.
In May of last year, Brussaux hired lawyers to get a paternity lawsuit and reportedly had text messages in which she and Drake discussed the pregnancy, but Drake’s reps have denied her claims.
Drake has a lot to address, to say the least.
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