30 For 30 (Freestyle)

Album: What a Time to Be Alive (2015)
Charted: 88
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Songfacts®:

  • The final track on What a Time to Be Alive is a Drake solo cut. It is also Drizzy's trusted associate, Noah "40" Shebib's sole production credit on the mixtape.
  • The song is named for the "30 for 30" series of sports documentaries produced by ESPN. Drake boasts that his career is important enough to have a documentary made about him.
  • The song finds Drake addressing the constant hate in his direction; in particular Meek Mill who accused the OVO leader of not writing his own raps:

    The pen is working if you n----s need some ghost lines
    I thought you wanted yours like I want mine


    Drake released a couple of diss tunes "Charged Up" and "Back to Back" poking fun at the MMG rapper. Mill responded with "Wanna Know," which included a portion of the supposed reference track for Drake's "Know Yourself" rapped by his alleged ghost writer, Quentin Miller.

    Drake sarcastically congratulates Meek Mill and his associates here for attempting to destroy his career.

    I say hats off for a solid effort
    But we didn't flinch for a second, we got our s--t together
    Yeah, not here to fight wars

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