Charged Up

Album: not included on an album (2015)
Charted: 78
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Songfacts®:

  • After Drake dropped a verse on Meek Mill's Dreams Worth More Than Money track, "R.I.C.O.," the Philly rapper accused him of not writing his own raps. During his Beats Radio show on July 25, 2015, the Toronto MC responded to Meek Mill's claims with this diss song. He raps:

    I did some charity today for the kids
    But I'm used to it 'cause all y'all charity cases.
    All y'all stare in my face in hopes you could be the replacement.
    N-----s snitching on us without no interrogation.
    I stay silent 'cause we at war and I'm very patient.
    6 God is watching, I just hope you're prepared to face him.
    I'm charged up, I'm charged up
  • So what did Meek think of the cut? Shortly after Drake dropped the tune, the "All Eyes on You" rapper tweeted: "Baby lotion soft," adding later, "I can tell he wrote that 1 one tho…"
  • Drake explained to Fader why he released the cut. "Given the circumstances, it felt right to just remind people what it is that I do," he said smiling, "in case your opinions were wavering at any point."
  • Speaking about his attack on Meek Mill during an interview with DJ Semtex on OVO Sound Radio, Drake said it was a bad decision on his part.

    "I didn't know who was going to be on a diss track or what he had ready," he recalled. "I thought this was three months in the making. When I dropped 'Charged Up,' just to kinda see what the preparation level was, I realized - oh wow you're not ready."

    "I respect revenge when it's warranted. It's not something that I'm proud of because it took just as much of an emotional toll on me," Drake added. "It just seeing people get so riled up on negativity, it doesn't feel great… It was just embarrassing to witness, you know?"

Comments: 1

  • Justin from CalgaryDrake killed Meek.
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