Drake stayed confused after being accused of using ghostwritten raps by Meek Mill, because whole situation felt foreign to him.
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The 28-year-old hiphop artist found himself embroiled in controversy after his peer Meek Mill claimed Drake didn’t write their own lyrics in July (15). Hotline bling sheet music.
In response the Canadian musician, that is behind hits like Over and All Me, released tracks Charged Up and Back to Back, tunes he wrote and mastered in mere days.
But when his accusers suddenly went silent after Charged Up and Back to Back became hits around the radio, Drake still existed in a state of shock.
‘It was weighing heavy on me,’ he told Fader magazine. ‘I didn’t have it. I didn’t get how there was clearly no strategy around the opposite end. I just didn’t understand. I didn’t comprehend it because that’s simply not how we operate.’
Drake doesn’t take his position to be a rap superstar with no consideration.
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The star insists he puts his all into every tune.
‘I’ve never felt like, ‘Oh, individuals will bite at anything that’s Drake’. I’m not that guy. I don’t think way about any one my music. If it didn’t connect, I would get this amazing problem,’ he emphasised. ‘I mean, I’m really trying. It’s not like I’m just sitting here, just f**kin’ shooting with my eyes closed. Like, I’m trying. I’m really scheming to make music on your life.’
Drake acknowledges his status like a public figure can engender this kind of controversy.
So he or she is happy to are the figurehead of the scandal when it promotes social awareness.
‘If I have to function as vessel with this conversation to get brought up-you already know, God forbid we start referring to writing and references and who takes what from where-I’m OK with it being me,’ Drake said. ‘It’s just, music occasionally can be a collaborative process, you understand? Who put together this, who put together that-for me, it’s like, I know it takes me to complete every single thing that I’ve done until this point. And I’m not ashamed.’