On his Pusha-T diss track "Duppy Freestyle," Drake alluded to writing music for Kanye West, both on songs like "Father Stretch My Hands," and more recently: "I just left from over by y'all puttin' pen to the sheets." Kanye released his new album ye last week, but the official credits didn't contain any mention of Drake. However, on Monday Hot 97's Pete Rosenberg claimed that Drake had indeed contributed to the album, writing the melody for the hook to the track "Yikes." Watch the video above at 7:11 via HotNewHipHop.
"It is now a confirmed thing that Drake wrote the hook for 'Yikes," Rosenberg claimed. "It may be the best melody on the album when you go listen to it. You'll hear it now and go, 'Oh, that does sound really good'... They didn't credit [Drake]. They said they, like, 'forgot.' They left him off! He doesn't have a writing credit. Interesting timing, right?"
"Duppy Freestyle" was Drake's response to Pusha-T's revisiting of the Quentin Miller ghostwriting controversy in his song "Infrared." Pusha-T fired back with "The Story of Adidon," and on Saturday Kanye claimed the beef was over. That sentiment was echoed by Rap-A-Lot Records CEO J Prince, who said last week that he told Drake not to respond.
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