“There’s only one that can make me drop the album after a while,” Drake raps on new track “Red Button.”
Drake releases the third installment of his EP series, scary hourson Friday, and dropped a surprise shoutout to “Red Button” in honor of Taylor Swift.
On the first track of disc two, the artist raps, “Taylor Swift’s the only n– that I ever rated/The only one that can make me drop the album after a while” following the line: : “The rest of you, I’ll treat” You’ll wish you never made it/Destroyed your label/Even when you pad stats, period, I never hated.
Elsewhere in the song, Drake repeatedly lashes out at Kanye: “Every time Yeezy called a truce/He blew my head/Thinking we’re gonna finally cool it and fly/Realized That everything was predetermined.”
The pair have run into Kanye beefs in the past. In a 2019 interview Rolling stoneaddressed the infamous VMAs fiasco and his controversial 2016 track “Famous”, in which West raps “I think me and Taylor can still have sex.”
“(When I heard the song), I was like, ‘I’ve done this. If you want to be on bad terms, let’s be on bad terms, but let’s be real about it,'” Swift explained. Rolling stone, “And then he literally did the same thing to Drake. He seriously influenced Drake’s family and the direction of his life. Same thing. Coming close to you, earning your trust, exploding into you.
Drake released his first scary hours In 2018, a two-track EP included “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity”, while a three-song scary hours 2 Arrived in 2021.
“I will tell you this, I’m not… I don’t need to please anybody,” Drake said in an Instagram video. scary hours‘Friday release. “I feel so confident about the work I’ve just left that I know I can go and disappear for any amount of time… six months, a year… two years.”