Drake’s dad calls out Future, Metro Boomin, and Kendrick Lamar: “We don’t trust you” diss track sparks controversy.

Drake’s dad shades Future, Metro Boomin & Kendrick Lamar over diss

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In a surprising turn of events, Dennis Graham, father of chart-topping rapper Drake, has taken to social media to address the recent feud involving his son. The target of his ire? None other than fellow hip-hop heavyweights FutureMetro Boomin, and Kendrick Lamar.

The diss track that ignited the firestorm

The catalyst for this heated exchange was the track titled “We Don’t Trust You,” which features Kendrick Lamar as the main provocateur. Kendrick’s scathing guest verse on the song “Like That” left no room for ambiguity, taking direct shots at both Drake and J. Cole.

Kendrick Lamar
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But that’s not all—speculation is rife that Future himself aimed barbs at the 6 God on the album’s title track, hinting at a falling out over a mysterious woman. The drama didn’t stop there; eagle-eyed fans noticed that Rick Ross and NAV unfollowed Drake on Instagram following the release of the controversial track.

Dennis Graham’s sarcastic response

In a tongue-in-cheek Instagram post, Dennis Graham didn’t hold back.

"Yo, I’m about to drop some new music, he wrote. I’m not sure if it’s going to sell, but I’ve got a plan. I’ll call up my homies, start a beef with Drake, and get them to unfollow him. Watch my numbers skyrocket! I’ll be number one in no time!” "

His thinly veiled sarcasm was aimed squarely at Future, Metro, and Kendrick.

Metro Boomin attempts to quell the storm

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Despite his own recent issues with Drake, Metro Boomin stepped in to quash rumors that the feud stemmed from a woman. He urged fans to “stop making stuff up.” But the tension remains palpable, and Drake himself didn’t shy away from addressing the situation during a recent concert. His defiant message to the audience:

"There’s not a n*gga on this Earth that could ever f**k with me in my life!"

Baka Not Nice’s cryptic warning

Adding fuel to the fire, Drake’s OVO Sound signee, Baka Not Nice, issued a cryptic warning to Metro Boomin. In a series of Instagram Stories, he wrote,

"You new kill me. Y’all talk like b*tches. I’ll see any of you dolo. No phones, just tump box and kick. Come to the back. Play if you want—you know me. I’ll clap it. Ain’t nothing bigger than the O. Nothing #OVOSound. Pick a side? We don’t pick; we slide unalive."

Drake’s past feuds: A history of beefs and battles.

The Canadian rap sensation, has been no stranger to heated rivalries and lyrical showdowns throughout his career. From fellow artists to music critics, the 6 God has found himself embroiled in some memorable feuds. Let’s take a look at a few of the most notable ones:

1. Anthony Fantano: The Music Critic Clash

In 2022, Drake clashed with YouTube music critic Anthony Fantano, known as the “internet’s busiest music nerd.” Fantano had previously given Drake’s album “Honestly, Nevermind” a scathing “Not Good” rating out of 10.

In response, Drake leaked their direct messages, throwing shade at Fantano’s existence and even poking fun at his relationship with a Black girl. Fantano, unprovoked, had baited Drake into exposing himself by pretending to receive vegan cookie recipes in fabricated DMs. The feud left Fantano declaring victory, leaving Drake on read like countless others in his DMs.

2. Charlamagne tha God: From friends to foes

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Drake’s relationship with radio personality Charlamagne tha God has been a rollercoaster. What began as camaraderie turned frosty when Charlamagne criticized Drake’s work. Their feud has simmered over the years, with subtle jabs exchanged during interviews and on social media. Fans speculate about the root cause, but one thing’s certain: their friendship is now a distant memory.

3. Joe Budden: A war of words

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Joe Budden, a rapper and podcast host, publicly criticized Drake’s album “Views.” What followed was an escalating war of words. Budden dissected Drake’s lyrics, questioned his authenticity, and even released diss tracks. Drake responded with subtlety, weaving references into his songs. The feud reached its peak during the summer of 2016, leaving fans divided and hip-hop heads buzzing.

4. Kanye West: The ongoing saga

The Drake-Kanye West feud is a saga that refuses to die down. In 2021, Drake reignited the flames by dissing Kanye on Trippie Redd’s track “Betrayal.” Kanye retaliated by sharing what appeared to be Drake’s Toronto address on Instagram. The Certified Lover Boy fired back with “7AM on Bridle Path.” The tension between these titans continues, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the next chapter.

As the hip-hop world holds its breath, one thing is clear: Drake’s dad has thrown down the gauntlet, and the industry is buzzing. Will this feud escalate further, or will cooler heads prevail? Only time will tell. But for now, keep an eye on your social media feeds—this saga is far from over.