Drake is no stranger to receiving criticism from fans. However, he wasn’t having any of it when one fan made a joke at his four-year-old son’s expense. The rapper came in hard to shut the critic after they used Adonis as a punch line when Drake entered the conversation about NBA dads.
The league’s “lethal shooter” Chris Matthews posted an article about the fathers of Karl Anthony-Town and Ja Morant, calling them out for being too proud and loud about their sons. Matthews argued that any father who shows up for this child, regardless of how, should be celebrated.
“I don’t think it’s really up to the world to criticize how a positive father shows up in his son’s life. Our community has a need for more role models and father figures in the lives of our young men. Instead of criticizing exactly how they show up, maybe we should instead celebrate that they’re present as a POSITIVE influence and helping young men move in a constructive way. Keep doing a great job DADS. WE VALUE YOU,”
Matthews’ comment resonated with Drake, who quickly took to the comment section to pen his agreement. The Toronto native wrote, “Imagine your son makes the league and he’s Ja Or Melo or Lonzo all you can do is be elated and competitive and over supportive and it’s a right of passage to that the OG’s talk sh*t. I know I’mma be this way even if my son is in a rubix cube competition.”
While several followers praised Drake for his commitment to fatherhood, one person made the wrong move and spoke out of turn about Adonis. One user wrote while tagging Drake on Instagram, “son prolly play with ghost writers,” a line that the Grammy winner couldn’t let slide. That was a double-barreled joke about how Drake went years without telling anyone about Adonis and how Drizzy has been known to hire writers for his verses.
Drake didn’t take long to respond to the comment. He wrote, “I just followed your girl cause she’s probably miserable and needs some excitement in her life.” Drake’s response sent fans into a state of frenzy with one writing, “YIKES! Don’t play wit the champagne Papi.”
Adonis is the Toosie Slide rapper’s only child. Drake welcomed his son with French artist Sophie Brussaux in 2017. Meanwhile, you can check out the whole conversation below. Stay tuned to Thirsty.
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