Drake got back at Kanye West in a big way by leaking an Andre 3000 verse from “Life Of The Party.” Drake’s decision to leak that track brought a reaction from the Outkast member.
Andre said, in a public statement sent out by his rep, that he was thinking about his late mother when writing that line for Kanye’s track. He said that the pair were “hoping to make a more focused offering for the Donda album, but I guess things happen like they are supposed to.”
You can check out the whole statement about the ordeal below. It sounds like Andre 3000 is trying to be Switzerland in this situation.
“A few weeks ago Kanye reached out about me being a part of the Donda album. I was inspired by his idea to make a musical tribute to his mom. It felt appropriate to me to support the Donda concept by referencing my own mother, who passed away in 2013. We both share that loss. I thought it was a beautiful choice to make a clean album but, unfortunately, I didn’t know that was the plan before I wrote and recorded my verse. It was clear to me that an edited ‘clean’ format of the verse would not work without having the raw, original also available. So, sadly, I had to be omitted from the original album release.”
“The track I received and wrote to didn’t have the diss verse on it and we were hoping to make a more focused offering for the Donda album but I guess things happen like they are supposed to. It’s unfortunate that it was released in this way and two artists that I love are going back and forth. I wanted to be on Certified Lover Boy too. I just want to work with people that inspire me. Hopefully I can work with Kendrick on his album. I’d love to work with Lil’ Baby, Tyler and Jay-Z. I respect them all.”
Drake might want to call Andre 3000 up and ask if he wants to be a part of his next big projects. Drizzy certainly had enough guests on his album. We will continue monitoring this ongoing story, because there is a very good chance that Drake and Kanye West aren’t finished taking shots at each other.
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