Drake Seems To Confirm $500M Record Deal With Universal
Written by B87FM on November 5, 2022
Drake and 21 Savage have quite a bit on their thoughts, and canopy a wide range of subjects on the brand new venture. One of many extra eyebrow-raising claims comes from Drizzy. On “Main Distribution,” Drake appears to verify the rumors that he signed a document deal for $500 million.
Within the music, the Toronto rapper says, “Unhealthy Bunny numbers it’s a theft / 5-hundred million only for Aubrey.” Followers are guessing that is in reference to Drake re-signing with Common earlier in 2022. On the time, shops reported that he walked away with $400 million. On “Main Distribution,” Drizzy appears to wish to set the document straight.
On the time of signing, Common Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge defined to Selection why the “expansive, multi-faceted” contract was price it for UMG. In response to Grainge, the deal would cowl all of Drizzy’s “recordings, publishing, merchandise and visible media initiatives.” One insider referred to as the settlement “LeBron-sized.”
In response to HipHopDX, the deal most certainly occurred after Drake accomplished his earlier contractual obligations with Scorpion, his fifth studio album which got here out in 2018. The rapper could have alluded to the titanic deal on his “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” again in March, which he launched as a part of Scary Hours 2 and featured Rick Ross.
“360 upfront, all of it comes full circle,” he mentioned on the music. In response to this line, the deal exceeded even Drake’s personal expectations.
The Toronto rapper’s $500 million line isn’t the one bar that’s received followers’ consideration on Her Loss. One of the notable lyrics was present in “Circo Loco,” by which Drizzy raps, “Linking with the opps, b***h, I did that shit for J Prince/ B***h, I did it for the mob ties.”
Followers shortly realized this line was in reference to Drake performing with Kanye West on the Free Larry Hoover live performance in LA. Kanye realized this as effectively, and responded on Twitter, writing, “Sufficient already I accomplished gave this man his flowers a number of occasions Let’s actually see who’re actual ops are on this music recreation Think about all of the rappers on the identical facet and everybody cleansing up every others contracts It’s kingdom time Love Drake.”