Drake – “Draft Day”
These late-night surprise song releases from Drake are quickly becoming some of the most exciting things that regularly happen in rap. Last night, Drake hit us with another one: “Draft Day,” which samples Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)” and features Drake in laid-back tough-talk form. The whole thing seems motivated by Jay Electronica and Jay Z’s “We Made It” freestyle, which targeted Drake, so you can probably expect this low-key rivalry to keep percolating. Drake never mentions either of them by name, but he does mention Chance The Rapper in a slightly derogatory context. (Drake adds a “no offense” disclaimer, but come on, offense.) He also hits on Jennifer Lawrence. It’s pretty great! Download the track below.
“Draft Day” will probably never appear on a Drake album, and that’s fine, but who knows? Go play intramurals, brother.