LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: (L-R) Singers Swizz Beatz, Mary J. Blige, and Drake perform onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
Over the weekend, Swizz Beatz recently called Drake a “[expletive] boy” while on Instagram Live with Busta Rhymes. The super producer was in conversation with Rhymes discussing a J-Dilla produced song that’s reportedly entitled “Stay Down” and features Drizzy.
“Drake wanted to get some production from Dilla and he knew that I had it,” Busta Rhymes said. “We were talking about him working with Dilla with some of the stuff I had in the stash. You know, I ain’t gon’ front. Drake is one of the prominent MCs that I’m a fan of. And, interestingly, when he did the record it wasn’t even something that we planned to do together. It was something that he did and it didn’t happen where it was supposed to happen. And, when I saw that it was laying dormant, I thought that it was only right to try to complete the record.”
Busta continued to explain that he and Drake had never planned things out regarding actually releasing the track and that the record ended up staying unreleased. Swizz Beatz then asked Busta the reason why, which Busta Rhymes said he wasn’t sure because he and Drake never discussed it.
Swizzy then responded, “It’s a big [expletive] boy.” Afterward, Busta clarified that Drizzy didn’t actually want to work with him. However, the Toronto rapper simply wanted a J Dilla beat. “I don’t want to get it misconstrued,” Busta said. “He didn’t come to me to make a record with me. He wanted to do [J Dilla’s] beat. Dilla beats. That’s what it was about. That’s all I’m saying.”
“Because at the end of the day, [expletive] is [expletive] for real. What’s up? Pop off. Let’s go,” Busta Rhymes also said. Swizz Beatz then also referred to Drake as a “little kid” and “little guy.” “And we made a lot of great things together and there is no personal things, you understand… If it was personal, we’d shoot your plane out the sky,” Swizz Beatz then clarified.
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