Circo Loco

Album: Her Loss (2022)
Charted: 7 8
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Songfacts®:

  • "Circo Loco" is a well-known dance party that takes place on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza as well as other worldwide locations. Here, Drake details his superstar lifestyle and disses some celebrities.
  • One lyric especially created a buzz.

    This b---h lie 'bout getting shots, but she still a stallion

    The line serves as a double entendre. Drake compliments a woman's physique even though it's fake, and implies Megan Thee Stallion lied about being shot in both feet by Tory Lanez in 2020.

    Megan Thee Stallion responded with a series of tweets that demanded rappers cease referencing the incident. "Stop using my shooting for clout," she wrote. "Since when is it cool to joke about women getting shot!"
  • On December 9, 2021, Kanye West and Drake publicly declared a truce on their three-year feud when they performed together at the Free Larry Hoover Benefit Concert on December 9, 2021. American music executive J. Prince organized their reconciliation. Here, Drizzy appears to throw some shade at Ye.

    Linking with the opps, b---h, I did that s--t for J Prince

    Drake admits he only agreed to the reconciliation because of his admiration for J. Prince. West responded by declining to start another beef. "I done gave this man his flowers multiple times. Let's really see who are real ops are in this music game," he tweeted. "Imagine all the rappers on the same side and everyone cleaning up each other's contracts. It's kingdom time."
  • 21 Savage takes the mic for the second verse. Despite his riches, the Atlanta rapper says he's "still hood" and maintains a "thugga" way of life.
  • Drake's in-house beatmaker Boi-ida and Memphis producer Tay Keith created the fast-paced instrumentation.
  • The track samples Daft Punk's 2000 dance classic "One More Time." Drake also interpolates the tune in the intro and outro.
  • Drake and 21 Savage recorded "Circo Loco" for their first collaborative studio album, Her Loss. The two rappers have linked up on five previous occasions: Drake's cuts "Sneakin," "Knife Talk," and "Jimmy Cooks," the unreleased leaked track "Issa," and "Mr. Right Now" from 21 Savage and Metro Boomin's joint album, Savage Mode II.

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