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Weeks after dropping For All The Dogs Drake has returned with a shade-throwing enlargement pack titled Scary Hours III.
When the Toronto emcee launched his final venture For All The Dogs, it garnered sturdy reactions from Hip-Hop heads throughout. Most noticeably, Joe Budden shredded the venture which made Drake learn his life for filth on Instagram. Fast ahead to the current day, and Drake has adopted up along with his Scary Hours III venture and it’s clear that Aubrey Graham had some issues to get off his chest.
He managed to do that in simply six songs with just one function, his tour collaborator J. Cole.
On the observe “Stories About My Brother” Drake had a full clip, and began with a headshot for Tekashi 6ix9ine whom he referred to as a “rapper named after intercourse place”, and Joe Budden whom he referred to as an “ex-musician.”
“Imagine us gettin’ our validation from an ex-musician searchin’ for recognition/ Same story each time, they heckle in repetition/ I’m high of the mountain, these n*ggas nonetheless down at base camp, they plannin’ they expedition/ Y’all the kind to catch a cost, head to the deposition/ And act just like the rapper named after the intercourse place”
Perhaps probably the most oblique subliminal on the identical observe was aimed toward Kendrick Lamar. In 2013, Kendrick rapped alongside Jay-Z on the “B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe” and used an image of MJ and Kobe as art work. Now on “Stories About My Brother” Drake’s rapping about somebody not being Kobe Bryant.
“The metropolis don’t love you want that they usually fryin’ you up/ I can’t look forward to the day that you just select to retire your stuff/ Takin’ off the sneakers ’trigger you bored with tyin’ ’em up/ That in the future you get up and inform ’em “Enough is sufficient”/ That’s the way you gon’ discover out you not Kobe Bryant to us/ Man, you not Kobe Bryant to us, in any respect”
On “Red Button” Drake addresses his on-again but off-again points with Kanye West who he has steadily referred to as a manipulator.
“Every time you want me for a lift, I by no means hesitated/ Every time that Yeezy referred to as a truce, he had my head inflated/ Thinkin’ we gon’ lastly peace it up and get to levitatin’
Realize that the whole lot premeditated/ Everyone was good with me, then everybody expression light/ Tickin’ time bomb they usually beggin’ me to detonate it”
Of course, The Boy needed to ship some subliminal slander for Pusha-T, and on “Wick Man”, Drake claimed that Pusha is broke and baited the “empty clips [Clipse] ” to reply.
Man, I bear in mind n*ggas was jokin’ ’bout some tick, tick/ And now that rapper broke as f*ck, that boy statistic/ Empty clips, yeah/ Empty clips
Perhaps probably the most stunning diss delivered by Drake was aimed toward James Harden and naturally, it was centered round a girl. “The Shoe Fits” is the spiciest, bar-riddled observe on Scary Hours III and it has so many subliminals you would possibly suppose you caught a stray.
“She like, “Shh, quiet, all people, the sport began/ My new boo hoopin’ tonight and he stated he play on the Garden/ He stated if I ain’t watching, then that n*gga ain’t startin’”
She level to the man that she talkin’ ’bout and it’s James Harden/ Damn, canine/ Lost your, misplaced your lady to The Sniper, huh?/ 13, good God/ I really feel for you, bro”
There are quite a few different shady subliminals on Scary Hours III, however these are only a few standouts.
Based on social media reactions it appears like Drake’s redeemed himself all whereas getting issues off of his chest.