Drake's still considered Canada's top emcee. But will up-and-coming rapper Tory Lanez soon overshadow the YMCMB superstar's success and fame?
Lanez continues stirring buzz with the viral release of his fifth mixtape, The New Toronto (December 2015). And Drizzy had something to say about that on his latest hit single, "Summer Sixteen" -
"All you boys in the new Toronto want to be me a little."
Initially, the "Say It" lyricist seemed a bit more surprised than actually offended by Drake's alleged blast:
"[I'm unsure] what he has against me... I'm getting money over here. I'm good, I'm young, I'm finally in a position to feed my family, please don't take that away from me. I'm a f*cking Drake fan. Drake could diss me 20,000 times and I would never diss him" (via Revolt).
And during an interview with DJ Drama on Shade 45 (recorded back in February, but just posted online this week), Lanez didn't really want to talk about his opinion on the OVO hypeman. Until he said this (around the 11-minute mark):
"I'm just a young kid. Me personally, I don't think I'm even hot enough to be getting dissed. But hey, at the end of the day he must look at me as a threat. The music is appealing and I don't know why he did it, but more blessings to him" (via XXL Magazine).
Wonder what Rihanna's ex might have to say about that?
Rumors even suggest that Lanez might have something in the works with Quentin Miller (the supposed "ghostwriter" for If You're Reading This It's Too Late):
A photo posted by Q.M. (@quentinmiller__) on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:11pm PDT
Lanez has a lot more to say during the interview - check it out:
Meanwhile, the "Hotline Bling" singer's now busy promoting the upcoming release of Views From The 6 (April 2016). Stay tuned.