Desires

Album: Dark Lane Demo Tapes (2020)
Charted: 27
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Songfacts®:

  • This smooth collaboration between Drake and Future finds the rappers addressing unruly partners. Drake kicks off the track with the chorus where he laments not hiding his lover away from the temptations of city life:

    I should have put you somewhere where no one could find you.
    Mansion out in the sticks with nothin' around you
    Katy, Texas, Dallas, Texas, you know a different environment
    'Cause you got desires, I know, I know, I know


    Future has the same problem. He scolds his lover, telling the girl that her uncontrollable behavior has stopped her from being his "number one" lover.

    Drake concludes the track with a verse where he questions his lover's loyalty. He wonders how she can afford so many Caribbean trips, without his help. The implication is that other men have paid for her holidays.
  • Future originally teased a snippet of the track via Instagram Live in August 2019. It officially leaked online on January 4, 2020 with the working title of "I Know." An official version landed on Drake's October's Very Own SoundCloud page on January 31, 2020.
  • Drake and Future plainly enjoy each other's company; this was their second joint recording of 2020, following "Life Is Good." Their other collaborations include the mixtape What A Time to Be Alive, which they released in 2015.
  • D. Hill supplied the beat. The producer also co-helmed "Life Is Good" with Ozan Yildirim.

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