Where’s the beef? Over the years, Kanye West has remained outspoken about his opinions — and he isn’t afraid to face up towards naysayers.
While the Yeezy designer and Drake have been as soon as shut pals and collaborators, the duo’s bond shortly light after Pusha-T known as out the Canada native on his “Infrared” single in 2018, which was produced by West.
“Then, the first album drops,” Drake recalled throughout an interview on HBO’s The Shop in October 2018. “And, of course, there’s a diss song toward me that you produced, that’s talking about writing? I was just there with you as friends helping you, and now you’re dissing me. So I’m like, man, this is dark.”
Since then, the pair has continued to go toe-to-toe whether or not they’re calling each other out through social media or in a verse on one in all their tracks.
Drake even alleged that the Illinois native leaked the information of his son Adonis’ beginning earlier than he formally introduced it.
“I tell him I’m having trouble with my son’s mother. We had a conversation,” the Degrassi alum advised The Shop, referring to his ex Sophie Brussaux. “I wake up, and all these dates are out … Then the next two days, whatever, I wake up now to this text from him, passive, like, ‘Yo, I love you brother.’”
After years of silence on the matter, the “Gold Digger” musician seemingly reignited their beef after together with a shady callout to the “One Dance” performer on his tenth album, DONDA, which was launched in August 2021.
West’s “Pure Souls” single included the lyric, “It’s gotta be God’s plan / Man, I swear these boys keep playin’ / We gon’ have to square up then,” which eagle-eyed followers thought it referenced the unhealthy blood between the musicians.
Drake seemingly tossed shade proper again weeks afterward his Certified Lover Boy LP. Though the “Hotline Bling” musician didn’t name out West by identify, he did reference a rapper who’s additionally a designer on his “7am On Bridle Path” track.
“Told you I’m aimin’ straight for the head / Not aiming to please,” Drake rapped on the observe. “I can give a f—k about who designing your sneakers and tees / Have somebody put you on a Gildan and you play with my seed.”
Drake’s not the solely star taking pictures at West. Shortly after the DONDA launch, the official Twitter account for Peppa Pig seemingly shared a shady message for the father of 4 — he shares North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm with Kim Kardashian — in a now-deleted message.
“Peppa didn’t need to host listening parties in Mercedes-Benz Stadium to get that .5,” the account for the youngsters’s TV collection wrote at the time, alongside side-by-side screenshots of opinions of DONDA and Peppa’s Adventures: The Album.
Though West by no means publicly addressed his so-called beef with the animated collection, he has commented on a number of of his well-known feuds with different huge names in the leisure trade.
Keep scrolling for extra particulars on the “Heartless” rapper’s largest feuds over the years: