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Scorpion Explained: All You Need To Know About Drakes’ Latest Album

Rap superstar Drake is back with his latest album, ‘Scorpion’ with tracks that clarify a lot of rumours, banters and relationships he’s been in since last year and his fans have been wanting to know.

Now you know why Drake didn’t respond to Pusha T

Since rapper Pusha T released the ‘Daytona’ album produced by Kanye West and released the diss track ‘The Story of Adidon’ in May, it was expected that Drake would give a reply or make any sort of comeback, but he didn’t until he released ‘Scorpion” and its opening track, “Survival” takes a dig at their battle, a part of the lyrics read “I’ve seen this movie a hundred times, I know where it’s headed / Realize someone gotta die when no one will dead it / N****s gambling with their life for some content / That’s the type of lottery that could get your top picked.” It seems Drake didn’t want to take the battle too far.

Yes, he has a son

For a while, rumours were around about Drake having a ‘secret’ son and Pusha T’s diss track ‘The Story of Adidon’ raised more eyebrows whether it was he true, one line of the lyrics read “A baby’s involved, it’s deeper than rap / We talking character, let me keep with the facts.” One day or another, Drake had to announce it. From his track ‘Emotionless’, he cleared the air about why he didn’t announce it, the lyrics read “I wasn’t hiding my kid from the world, I was hiding the world from my kid”. Plus, the closing track ‘March 14’ addressed plenty of emotions about parenting and about meeting his child only twice. The lyrics read “Single father, I hate when I hear it / I used to challenge my parents on every album / Now I’m embarrassed to tell them I ended up as a co-parent / Always promised the family unit / I wanted it to be different because I’ve been through it / But this is the harsh truth now.” He shares the child with Sophie Brussaux, a former adult star.

Adele and Drake on the same lines

From the track ‘Sandra’s Rose’, Drizzy boasts himself comparing his chart-topping success as similar to Adele, the lyric reads “Every title doing numbers like I’m Miss Adele,” while the track ‘Blue Tint’ has a part that reads “Double my price again / Top the charts, back in they hearts / N***a he strikes again, woah”.

P Diddy’s fight with Drake was true

Four years ago, an incident happened between rapper Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs and Drake, where Diddy punched Drake. He recalled the incident admitting he got punched in the opening song ‘Survival’, wherein a part of the lyrics read “I’ve had real Philly n****s try to write my ending / I’ve had scuffles with Bad Boys that wasn’t pretending.”

Cash Money contract is now over

Remember when Drake used to be part of the then-cool YMCMB rap group with Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Tyga, DJ Khaled and Birdman? They all were part of the Cash Money record label and ‘Scorpion’ most likely will be his last album with the label. He clarified it in his track ‘Is There More’, and its lyric reads “Soon as this album drops, I’m outta the deal”. Even in the track, ‘Survival, he rapped “I’m pretty sure we got a label, I’m still independent” referring to his own record label, OVO Sound.

XXXTentacion was remembered

Jay Z and Drake seem on good terms since they collaborated on the song ‘Talk Up’ and Jay had a guest verse. In the song, Drake dissed US President Donald Trump and remembered the 20-year-old rapper XXXTentacion, who passed away last month. The lyrics read “I got your president tweeting / I won’t even meet with him / Y’all killed X and let Zimmerman live / Streets is done.”

Bella Hadid had a fling with Drizzy

Supermodel Bella Hadid and Drake’s fling was perhaps short-lived and forgotten because her breakup with The Weeknd mattered more and got fans into tears. In the track ‘Finesse’, he addressed her looks by rapping “I want my baby to have your eyes, I’m going against my own advice / Should I do New York? I can’t decide / Fashion week is more your thing than mine.” He even referred to her sister, Gigi Hadid as “too hot to handle.”