Oops! name calling in any manner is very common in H-town. Be it in music, in interviews, films or whatnot. Looks like the next person to do so is none other than- Drake and he did it to Kylie Jenner!
Drake is a popular Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, executive producer and entrepreneur. As an actor, he gained attention for his role in the teen series- ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. However, he wanted to pursue music and left the show by 2007. After that, he released his debut mixtape Room for Improvement. He then released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone. Drake then went onto release his debut album ‘Thank Me Later’ in 2010 which went on to top at the US Billboard 200. His further albums also gained a lot of success and fan base.
With over 170 million records sold, Drake ranks as the world’s highest certified digital singles artist by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In addition, He has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 27 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards and three Juno Awards.
Kylie Jenner is a popular media persona and businesswoman. She is popular for appearing on her family’s reality series- ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’. She is sister to Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, Rob Kardashian and Sam Brody Jenner. Jenner is also the founder of ‘Kylie Cosmetics’, launched in 2015. According to Forbes, Jenner’s net worth is at US$1 billion, making her, at age 21, making her the world’s youngest billionaire as of March 2019.
Drake’s Apology For ‘Side-Piece’ To Kylie
On 20th May, in an Instagram live Drake played an unreleased track with Future. The track features Drake calling Kylie Jenner his ‘side piece’. The rap is like: “Yeah, I’m a hater to society / Real shit, Kylie Jenner, that’s a side piece / Yeah, I got 20 motherfucking Kylies.” He also mentions Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid rapping: “Yeah, I got 20 damn Kendalls / Young slim baddies and them in Vogue / Yeah, I got 20 fuckin’ Gigis.” The Jenners’ fans and Gigi’s fans gave backlash at Drake.
After that, he wrote on the Instagram story saying: “A song that Mark ran last night on Night Owl Sound live set shouldn’t have been played. It’s a song that leaked 3 years ago and got scrapped shortly after. He was just going too deep in the Drake/Future catalogue. The last thing I’d want to do is wake up having any friends of mine feeling disrespected so I just had to say that to start the day.”