Who Do You Love
by YG

Album: My Krazy Life (2014)
Charted: 54
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  • This DJ Mustard-produced track finds YG hooking up with Drake. Although they didn't link up in the studio, the "My Hitta" spitter and the Toronto MC had multiple conversations about the song. "I've been running into Drake for some years and every time I run into him he tells me that he likes what I do, and he wanna work [together], so the time came," said YG.

    "I sent him a beat, he liked the beat, said 'this the one, I'ma hop on,' so he hopped on it and we're about to shoot that video too," he added. "We were going back and forth on the phone about the record, then he sent the verse back. That's how it goes most of the time nowadays because everybody be on the road doing their thing."
  • Drake's verse leaned on some lyrics from Bay Area spitter Rappin' 4-Tay's 1994 number "Playaz Club."

    Compare Drake's:

    I got a shorty named Texas Sin
    She got a buddy named Young JB and now you know the deal
    We turnt up in the studio late night
    That's why the songs that you hear comin' real tight.

    With 4-Tay's:

    I got a ho named Reel-to-Reel
    She got a buddy named SP 12, now you know the deal
    We gets freaky in the studio late night
    That's why the beats that you hear are coming real tight.

    Though it was obvious that Drake took his lyrics from "Playaz Club," the Toromto MC presented them as his own. 4-Tay eventually received $100,000 from Drake's record label, OVO Sound, after he questioned the similarities between the two sets of rhymes.
  • Poet and artist Grimmis (real name Henry Russell) filed a lawsuit claiming YG used his poems on this song and another My Krazy Life track "Bicken Back Being Bool". In the suit Russell claims that YG promised royalties for working with him on the rhymes, but he hasn't received any monies.

    Russell did feature prominently in the video for "Bicken Back," reciting his poem "Gladiator."
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