After weeks of rumor and Pusha T’s drama, Drake has apparently confirmed that he’s a father. The rapper addressed speculations that he had a baby with former adult film star Sophie Brussaux on his new album Scorpion, and the lyrics make things clear.
In his song “Emotionless,” where Drake makes two references to his child:
“I wasn’t hiding my kid from the world,I was hiding the world from my kid.”
“Breakin’ news in my life I don’t run to the blogs/The only ones I wanna tell are the ones I can call.”
And in the song “March 14,” Drake references his baby again, saying:
“Yesterday mornin’ was crazy/I had to come to terms with the fact that it’s not a maybe/That shit is in stone/Sealed and signed/She’s not my lover like Billie Jean/But the kid is mine/Sadie used to tell me all it takes is one time/And all it took was one time/Shit, we only met two times, two times/And both times were nothin’ like the new times/Now it’s rough times/I’m out here on front lines/Just tryna make sure that I see him sometimes.”
“It’s breakin’ my spirit/Single father, I hate when I hear it/I used to challenge my parents on every album/Now I’m embarrassed to tell ’em I ended up as a co-parent/Always promised a family unit/I wanted it to be different because I been through it/But this is the harsh truth now/Fairy tales are saved for the bedtime stories I tell you now.”
Drake’s revelation comes after Pusha T’s diss track called “The Story of Adidon,” where he said “You are hiding a child, let that boy come home.”