Word on the curb is that André 3000 may be casting a palm tree of shade over Drake!
In Frank Ocean’s long-awaited album, ‘Blonde,’ Dré re-emerges to delivers a succinct, yet magnificent verse on Ocean’s one-minute song, “Solo (Reprise).”
Drake and Andre 3000 previously worked together on the 2011 song “The Real Her,” but as Dre raps his thoughts on rappers who use ghost writers, he has many on the internet wondering if it was a direct diss to Drizzy.
In the short verse, André 3000 shares random thoughts on cops killing kids, plastic surgery and more, but one of the most poignant lyrics featured his thoughts on rappers who don’t write their own lyrics:
After 20 years in, I’m so naive.
I was under the impression that everyone wrote they own verses, it’s coming back different and yea that s— hurts me.
I’m humin’ and whistlin’ to those not deserving. I’ve stumbled and lived every word, was I working just very hard.
Many feel the verse is a subtle shot at Drake, whose use of ghostwriters was at the forefront during his rap battle with Meek Mill. If you recall, Meek claimed Quentin Miller wrote Drake’s verses (click here if you missed that).
At any rate, the streets are talking and here’s what they’re saying: