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Drake celebrates Canada Day and doesn’t seem to care about Rick Ross incident with OVO fans

Drake celebrates Canada Day and doesn’t seem to care about Rick Ross incident with OVO fans

Happy Canada Day to everyone who celebrates it, and Drake is certainly taking it upon himself to lead the joyous holiday with some social media posts. What’s more, he took to his Instagram Story and main feed to post some footage of him and his friends chilling out under the bright sunshine at his embassy compound in Toronto. It looks like the “Wick Man” MC was having a blast, something that was likely heightened by some new developments in his feud with many other rappers in 2024. A group of fans in Vancouver, Canada recently attacked one of his current rivals, former essential collaborator Rick Ross, and his crew for allegedly attempting to play Kendrick Lamar’s “Not Like Us” at a festival.

We don’t really know how Drake feels about this situation… but people have theories. Even 50 Cent jumped in to troll Rick Ross about it, and OVO diehards had a blast with the revenge. Of course, we’re not advocating violence in any way, and fans should keep that in mind. But it does show that this battle goes much deeper than a few songs, at least for many people.

Drake’s Social Media Posts for Canada Day

Meanwhile, other hip-hop artists are still siding with Kendrick Lamar in the Drake battle, the most recent example being Too $hort (an LA native, by the way). “I like how a lot of people stood up and rode with the homie (Lamar) on this one. Because it seemed like he was supposed to be the underdog,” he said. Billboard on the 2024 STAKE Awards red carpet. “I think he held his own. I think in this situation… none of us would deny that this was a battle between two really good artists.”

Too $hort also stated that “gangster Drake” is over, but he still loves “R&B Drake,” as he’s loved Drizzy’s music ever since “the most beautiful woman in the world” put him in his path. Comeback season mixtape in the late 2000s. “The ladies are good judges of what good music is. They dictate a lot of things in the industry, so I give credit to Drake, because I never would have heard of your music if it wasn’t for the absolute worst bad boys,” he noted.

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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started as a weekend writer in 2022 and has developed a strong knowledge of hip-hop news and releases since joining the team full-time. Whether it’s regular reporting or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and finds the best new releases in the genre. What excites him most is finding interesting pop culture stories, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Gabriel particularly enjoys the rough edges of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud resident of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date on the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and more. Prior to HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced several short documentaries, artist interviews, location spotlights, and audio podcasts on various genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.