Wanna Know

Album: Not released on an album (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • After Meek Mill accused Drake of not writing his own raps, the OVO leader released a couple of diss tunes "Charged Up" and "Back to Back" poking fun at the MMG rapper. This response song by Mill was premiered on Hot 97 during Funkmaster Flex's radio program on July 31, 2015.
  • Produced by Jhalil Beats and Swizz Beats, the song includes a portion of the supposed reference track for Drake's "Know Yourself" rapped by his alleged ghostwriter, Quentin Miller.
  • Mill's rhymes accuse Drake of being fake and compares him to Milli Vanilli for not writing his own rhymes.

    I just wanna know, I just wanna know
    How these niggas acting like they true but really faking
    People acting like a G.O.A.T.
    I just wanna know, I just wanna know
    Was it Quentin Miller, was it Usher, or was it Detail where you got your flow?
    (Milli Vanilli-ass n—-)"


    The song's artwork on Meek's Soundcloud page also paints Drake as a member of Milli Vanilli.

    Milli Vanilli were Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan. The duo were exposed as a fraud, when at a gig in Bristol, Connecticut, their backing track malfunctioned, proving that they were lip-synching at live events. The frontmen admitted that they did not sing on the first two hits and were forced to give back their 1989 Best New Artist Grammy award as a result.
  • The song samples The Undertaker's entry music. The WWE claimed the track infringed on the copyright of the wrestler's theme and the cut was reportedly removed from Soundcloud after Complex Sports sent a cease and desist letter on behalf of the WWE.
  • Though the song features a snippet of Quentin Miller rapping, the alleged ghostwriter wasn't on board. "They shouldn't have had those references; they got those references from angles that I didn't expect them to get it from," he told VladTV's DJ Vlad. "I don't have [Meek's] number. I don't talk to that man. It was pretty snaky the way they got it."

    "I thought it was corny," Miller continued. "I just thought the whole thing was corny. Who gives a s--t? Who cares? Make your music, bruh. Make your music, bruh. That album was fire. The Dreams Worth More Than Money, that s--t was fire. Keep doing your own thing. Who gives a s--t, bruh? I don't understand - why be concerned about someone else? But that's just my opinion."

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