Kanye West is still searching for a hit as he finishes production work on albums for Nas, Teyana Taylor, and himself. But he was almost featured on one of the year's biggest rap songs, Drake's "Nice For What," according to Ebro on Tuesday morning's edition of his radio show.
Prompted by co-host Pete Rosenberg, Ebro confirmed that his sources had told him Kanye West was slated to appear on Drake's hit. "Yes. Supposedly, Kanye was supposed to be on 'Nice For What,' or there's a version of 'Nice For What' with Kanye that we may never hear." Watch Ebro's comments above at 11:12 via HotNewHipHop.
Fans are unlikely to hear to the collaboration thanks to "Duppy Freestyle," Drake's new song. The track is a responee to Pusha-T's "Infrared," a song from his new album DAYTONA containing bars referencing Drake's 2015 ghostwriting controversy. On "Duppy Freestyle," Drake highlights the writing work he's done personally for Kanye on songs like "Father Stretch My Hands" as well as work for Kanye at his Wyoming studio retreat.
"Nice For What" has peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and currently sits at No. 2. Drake is currently at work on his upcoming album Scorpion.
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