Hype

Album: Views (2016)
Charted: 70 33
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  • This boastful cut finds Drake dismissing all the hype and chatter. Dreezy claims that whereas other rappers hype themselves, he's the real thing and his legacy and wealth speaks for himself:

    I had to count it and count it again
    To make sure the money was right
    They love to talk
    Me, I'm just done in the hype
    Me, I'm just done in the hype
    Me I'm just done, done, done, done, done
  • Drake also takes a shot at Meek Mill. The pair's beef dates back July 2015 to when Meek Mill claimed that a ghost writer writes Drake's verses. They have continued to exchange disses ever since.

    I don't run out of material
    You shouldn't speak on me, period
    You try to give 'em your side of the story
    They heard it, but they wasn't hearin' it


    Drakes swears his nemesis to silence, as most fans have taken his side of the story.
  • Drake friend, OVO/Reps Up affiliate Baka Not Nice, supplies the song's introduction. Baka, whose real name is Travis Savoury, previously supplied the outro on the Nothing Was the Same track "From Time."
  • Irish folk music singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow is credited as backing vocalist. He told Vice in 2014 that he's a huge admirer of Drake. "I was a huge Clipse fan when I was a kid so I love Pusha T," McMorrow said. "Those two were my favorite records of last year. Obviously Kendrick Lamar and I'm a big ScHoolboy Q fan as well. It's rare that a rapper kind of grabs me and holds me, like Kendrick Lamar, but I just love Drake."

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