Drake and Kanye West‘s feud has reached fever pitch. After reigniting their rivalry with a series of verbal jabs and social media taunts last month, Drake seemingly unloaded a fresh round of lyrical shots aimed at Kanye’s head on his new album Certified Lover Boy, which landed on Friday (September 3).
Just over halfway through the album, Drizzy appears to clap back at Kanye for exposing his home address on “7am On Bridle Path.” The song’s title is a reference to Drake’s Toronto address and is the latest in his long-running series of a.m./p.m. songs.
“Get that address to your driver, make it your destination/’Stead of just a post out of desperation,” he raps.
Elsewhere on the scorching song, Drake seemingly disses Kanye’s Yeezy fashion line before threatening violence against Mr. West if, like fellow G.O.O.D. Music rapper Pusha T, he talks about his three-year-old son Adonis.
Though he doesn’t name names, he also has a special mention for someone “over there in denial, we not neck and neck” and mocks “heroes fallin’ from grace in their older ages.”
“I could give a fuck about who designing your sneakers and tees/Have somebody put you on a Gildan, you play with my seed,” he spits.
“7am On Bridle Path” already has the internet goin’ nuts, with DJ Akademiks sharing Drake’s scathing lyrics on Instagram with the caption, “Aye #drake why u violating #kanyewest like this?”
“7am On Bridle Path” arrives amidst a tense few weeks between Drake and Kanye West. On August 21, Drizzy called out Kanye on Trippie Redd’s “Betrayal” by rapping, “All these fools I’m beefin’ that I barely know/Forty-five, forty-four (Burned out), let it go/Ye ain’t changin’ shit for me, it’s set in stone.”
In response, Ye declared war on Drake by sharing an ominous text thread featuring fellow OVO nemesis Pusha T. “I live for this,” he wrote in the thread next to photo of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker character. “I’ve been fucked with by nerd ass jock n-ggas like you my whole life. You will never recover. I promise you.”
Earlier this week, Kanye West’s manager, Abou “Bu” Thiam, suggested the Kanye vs. Drake beef could be squashed depending on Certified Lover Boy‘s lyrics. Needless to say, it doesn’t look like Bu will be burying that hatchet anytime soon.
Akademiks isn’t the only one in awe at “7am On Bridle Path.” Check out more of the internet’s reactions to Drake’s scathing Kanye diss song below.