Drake recently revealed on a podcast with Lil Yachty that he regrets naming his ex-girlfriends in some of his songs.
The rapper made the statement on the first episode of FUTUREMOOD’s new podcast A Moody Conversation with Lil Yachty. During a segment, Drake said that he had considered using the names of his old songs in songs. Watch the episode below.
“Sometimes when I’ve said girls’ names in songs, maybe the two things I remember and think are, ‘Maybe I could have done it without…crying at people because of age or putting interfere with someone’s life,’” she said.
He went on to clarify: “The lyrics are never mean-spirited, but somebody once said to me, ‘You know, it’s not necessarily what you’re saying about me, it’s what said it’s you.'” conversation with one of his ex-girlfriends regarding the use of his name in a song, he revealed that it had an impact on his personal life, as he had to take “pieces” of the life he tried to take from broke up with drake.
Drake ended the track by saying that “I’ve tried really hard to quit since then, but I like to be honest in music too. So that’s a push and a pull.”
Elsewhere in his conversation with Lil Yachty, Drake spoke of “bringing into my mind the concept of a graceful departure” from music. Although the rapper revealed that he is not ready to walk away at this time, he hopes to continue making projects and collaborating with people who strike a chord with people, adding, “I’m not going to force myself to compete.”
Meanwhile, it was recently revealed that Drake’s armed guards allegedly refused a subpoena issued to the rapper regarding the murder of XXXtentacion. XXXtentacion was killed in a shooting at the age of 20 as he was leaving a car dealership in Miami, Florida in June 2018.