Drake's 'Scorpion' Breaks Spotify Opening Day Streaming Record

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The track itself finds Drake pondering whether there is anything for a superstar like him beyond money and status.

Rumors regarding Drake's son re-emerged in May 2018 when Pusha T released a diss track called "The Story of Adidon".

Drake revealed nothing about the song's genesis, but Jackson is known to have left a series of unfinished tracks when he died in 2009. You could read into these lyrics as you want, but they do bring to mind the rumored but totally unconfirmed romance between Drake and model Bella Hadid.

He further addresses his newfound role as a father on "March 14", the closing track of Side B.

As for Spotify, Drake's album garnered 132 million streams during its first 24 hours on the platform, which likewise breaks that service's single-day streaming record. And with every new Drake album comes lots of classic Drake-y lines; the kind oscillate between Instagram caption-ready bars to goofy punchlines to a severe lack of self awareness to nauseating emotional labor.

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"I wasn't hiding my kid from the world", Drake raps on "Emotionless".

If it does, he and his father would have the same initials, as Drake's full birth name is Aubrey Drake Graham.

"Yesterday morning was insane / I had to come to terms with the fact that it's not a maybe / That shit is in stone, sealed and signed / She's not my lover like Billie Jean, but the kid is mine", he raps.

'Your friends say they miss you but they don't really miss you'~ Drake. We'll see if Scorpion can get close to that. The rapper, who as a child divided his time between his mother in Toronto and his father in Tennessee, reflects on how he always dreamed of not repeating history, of starting a family in a loving relationship. I'm respectfully not a huge fan of Drake, but it doesn't call for people ambushing the mother of his child and using music as a way to personally attack people. The only moments he sounds truly engaged with the music on "Scorpion" is when he's playing mockingbird - channeling 21 Savage's sour grumbles on "Nonstop" or pantomiming Young Thug's staccato chirp on "Mob Ties". On "Is There More", though, he hints at going independent after Scorpion: "Soon as this album drops, I'm outta the deal".

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