Not to be outdone, Nicki Minaj’s boyfriend Meek Mill went off on Drake on Twitter—just hours after Nicki’s VMAs tirade aimed at Taylor Swift.
On Kendrick Lamar’s brilliant rap song “King Kunta,” the Compton MC unleashes a veiled barb against a certain big-name rapper who uses a ghostwriter. “I can dig rapping, but a rapper with a ghostwriter? / What the fuck happened? / (Oh no) I swore I wouldn’t tell / But most of y’all sharing bars like you got the bottom bunk in a two-man cell,” spits Kendrick.
Some thought Kendrick was throwing shade at Kanye West, who was accused of using uncredited ghostwriters back in 2007 by the rapper Consequence following his departure from Kanye’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint. Furthermore, Kendrick was one of twenty credited songwriters on Kanye’s recent single “All Day.” But could the diminutive Angeleno have been going after his longtime collaborator Drake?
Meek Mill, the 28-year-old Philly rapper who’s probably best known to the general public for dating Nicki Minaj, went on a Twitter tantrum early Wednesday morning against Drake. You see, Drake featured on Meek Mill’s recent single “R.I.C.O.” off his acclaimed album Dreams Worth More Than Money. Except Meek now claims Drake didn’t write his lyrics on the track—and that he’s a big ol’ fake who regularly employs a ghostwriter: