Virginia-based rapper Pusha T has described is beef with Toronto megastar Drake as “all over”, and claims that he is ready ” to be back to music for real”. The dipsute started several weeks back, when in late May Pusha released his outstanding, long-awaited album Daytona. On ‘Infared’, the LP’s final track, the MC took several shots at Drake, and his long-rumoured use of ghostwriters when making his songs.
Drake responded in typically prompt fashion with ‘Duppy Freestyle’, well-versed in beef following his 2015/16 feud with Meek Mill, and many thought that this was the perfect response to Pusha’s issues with Drake.
However, after a few days of silence, Pusha returned with his own response track ‘The Story of Adidon’. Over the beat of Jay-Z’s ‘The Story of OJ’, accompanied by an old photo showing Drake in blackface, Pusha crushed Drake, suggesting amongst many things that Drake has a secret family that he has kept from the media for years, as well as shots fired at Drake’s father, and his lack of credibility to many of hip-hop’s higher ups.
Both Drake and Pusha have been on radio silence since, until Pusha was questioned by Vanity Fair. When asked by the publication what the world is supposed to learned from this affair, which saw Pusha’s longtime collaboator Kanye West and Drake’s mentor dragged J. Prince into things, Pusha responded “I don’t even know. I don’t know what was lost or what was gained.”
Push continued to say that he considered the beef now to be squashed, elaborating “These conversations have been had and, to my knowledge, it’s all over […[ It’s all over with… I’m ready to be back to the music for real. Just feeding my base, that’s it. That’s the most important thing to me at all times.”
Pusha also spoke on that photo of Drake, and how he came to obtain it. “People really love me, man,” Pusha said. “People love me and people are disloyal as fuck. People are so disloyal, man, it’s so weird.”
J.Prince recently did a round of press in the US, telling multiple sources that Drake had been ready to respond to ‘Adidon’, but was advised against it, with Prince claiming that the unreleased track contained lyrics that could have been “Career-ending” for Kanye West.