Young Thug Calls Out Pusha-T for His Drake Diss on Leaked Pop Smoke Song
Early Tuesday morning (July 7), Thugger expressed his disapproval of the G.O.O.D. Music president's verse on the track called "Paranoia." "I don't respect the pusha t verse on the song with me and gunna cause I don't have nun to do with y'all beef nor does Gunna, and if I knew that was about him [Drake] I would've made changes on our behalf.. this rapper shit so gay," the ATL native wrote on his Instagram Story.
"Paranoia" began circulating on the internet over the weekend after Pop's posthumous debut album, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, dropped on Friday (July 3), and the LP did not include the track. "You know reality bites/It's chess not checkers/Those empty threats only sound good on your records/If the patois is not followed by blocka/It's like marked for death Screwface, without the choppa/Let ’em rush the stage when you made like Sinatra," Pusha raps, presumably taking jabs at Drizzy's frequent use of the foreign dialect. He also appears to be referring to a 2018 incident when several men rushed the stage during Pusha's Daytona Tour stop in Toronto amid his beef with Aubrey.
King Push also references buying a crib in a city within close proximity of Drake's hometown. "Only to find the blade, flyin' back through LaGuardia/I might even buy a home out in Mississauga/On my walls, half scrawls of Tshabalala's/Many doors, that are sprawled, they my ill nana's/Make a call, she gon' crawl, Bad Gyal Patra/I'm involved then absolved, I am Godfather, hush," he spits.
Steven Victor, the head of Victor Victor Worldwide, the label Pop Smoke was signed to prior to his passing, confirmed the track and said it didn't make the cut for the album because of a glitch. He did, however, note that it'll be added to the late Brooklyn drill rapper's LP.
The height of Drake and Pusha-T's beef was in 2018, after Drizzy released "Duppy Freestyle" and then Pusha dropped "The Story of Adidon," which exposed news of Drizzy being a father. Drake later called out Kanye West during an episode of LeBron James' The Shop, in which he blamed ’Ye for telling Pusha about his son.
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