Drake Plans to Discuss Squashing Beef with DMX
Written by B87FM on April 12, 2021
Drake and DMX buried their beef earlier than his dying.
The OVO rapper reportedly plans to revisit his rivalry with the late rap icon on an upcoming episode of REVOLT’s “Drink Champs” podcast. Host Noreaga met up with Drake final evening and revealed that he was instrumental in squashing the near-decade-old beef with some assist from Drake’s producer Noah “40” Shebib.
“U see my face and u know why I’m right here !!!” Noreaga wrote alongside a photograph of him and Drake in L.A. “Lots of people don’t know however I squashed the meat between dmx and drake through my boy 40 however we Will save that for drinkchamps !!! Gotta massive up Ovo 40!!!”
Again in 2012, DMX shared his distaste for Drake. “I don’t like something about Drake. I don’t like his fucking voice. I don’t just like the shit he talks about,” he informed “The Breakfast Membership.” “I don’t like his face. I don’t like the way in which he walks, like nothing. I don’t like his haircut.”
He additionally ridiculed the Canadian rapper in an interview with MTV’s “RapFix Stay.” “He has expertise, however it’s kinda redundant, it’s kinda the identical on a regular basis to me personally. It’s an annoying sound,” mentioned the Ruff Ryders icon, who in contrast Drake’s sound to a washer.
Moreover, DMX disapproved of Drake’s involvement in a posthumous Aaliyah album, which was ultimately scrapped. “How do you disregard what this girl did? What this lovely angel did and say, ‘Oh OK, I’m gonna take it for myself as a result of I’m sizzling proper now and I’m feelin’ myself,’” DMX mentioned on the time. “How do you simply go there with it? Your balls ain’t that massive, son.”
Nevertheless, the 2 later resolved their points after Drake sampled DMX’s “How’s It Goin’ Down” on his 2016 Views observe “U With Me?”
“I did at all times say that he was a gifted lyricist, however I used to be not a fan,” X mentioned throughout a 2016 interview with “The Breakfast Membership.” “[It was] one other humbling expertise. Like, Yo, you didn’t like this dude for all of the unsuitable causes… However for him to take the trouble–first, to wish to use a music of mine–after which to be man sufficient to succeed in out and make that decision. I used to be like, homie, hat’s off, man. That was an actual transfer. It took a person to make a transfer like that. I salute him for that.”
On the finish of the day, he realized that Drake was a fan. “He was like, ‘Yo man, [me and 40], you raised us, man,” mentioned X. “I used to be like, wow. Right here you might be, feeling this manner, not realizing that they love you, son.”
DMX died Friday, per week after struggling a coronary heart assault. He was 50. Within the wake of his passing, his household and buddies have shared loving tributes on social media.