Drake Takes Down Son’s Braids, Slams Claim He’s Doing It for Clout

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A candy bonding second between Drake and his son, Adonis, resulted in a hilariously — however seemingly heated — alternate between the rapper and fellow hip-hop artist Lil Yachty

Drake, 36, took to Instagram on Friday, August 11, to share a photograph of himself taking down his 5-year-old son’s braids. Within the lovely snap, Drake appeared targeted as Adonis waited patiently whereas holding a basketball.

Drake’s followers praised the picture within the feedback part, however Yachty, 25, wasn’t impressed.

“It’s no manner you’re sitting right here appearing such as you’re braiding his hair for the web,” he commented. Drake shortly hit again, writing, “I used to be unbraiding it, bitch. Your son mentioned you ain’t hit him in 6 months on his finsta. He mentioned he want some Jordans and a backpack for college.” (Lil Yachty doesn’t seem to have a son, however did announce the delivery of his daughter in October 2021.) 

This wouldn’t be the primary time Lil Yachty and Drake — who’ve been associates for years — went forwards and backwards on social media. 

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Final month, Drake defended his determination to color his nails pink, which he mentioned was a suggestion made by Lil Yachty. 

“I don’t thoughts that we don’t discuss. Reasonably be in your ideas. Reasonably be on prime of your listing of ‘what ifs’ and never your listing of ‘and whatnots,” Drake wrote through Instagram on July 8 alongside a photograph of himself DJ’ing along with his manicured nails on show. (Drake had enlisted a manicurist from Tokyo Nails in Chicago, a studio that makes a speciality of utilizing Japanese Gel polish, to assist paint his fingertips.)

Drake Hits Back at Lil Yachty

Drake and Lil Yachty
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Lil Yachty shortly chimed within the feedback, writing, “Boy obtained them heavy hangers in his ear.”

Drake shortly instructed Lil Yachty “get out” of his feedback as a result of “YOU TOLD ME TO PAINT MY NAILS SO I STOP BITING THEM AND NOW THE WORLD IS BEING HOMOPHOBIC FOR THE 1st TIME SINCE RICH FLEX.”

Drake’s tune “Wealthy Flex” — made in collaboration with 21 Savage on their album Her Loss — dropped in November 2022, with trolls speculating that he was flirting along with his duet accomplice due to the lyric, “21, are you able to do somethin’ for me?” (The rappers by no means addressed the rumors.)

Lil’ Yachty, for his half, reacted to Drake’s rationalization within the feedback. “Woo-sah brother, you’re not alleged to have these episodes in public, it’s advantageous,” the Georgia native replied. “They only don’t get u bro #UDIFFERENTAF ‼️.”