Drake Throws Shade at Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ Success: Details

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Now they’ve bought dangerous blood? Drake obtained backlash after seemingly throwing shade at Taylor Swift for the success she’s garnered from her newest album, Midnights 

On Monday, November 14, the rapper, 36, shared the half week’s High 10 on the Billboard Scorching 100, highlighting that lots of his Her Loss songs have been dominating the chart — and masking up the 32-year-old singer’s personal achievement.

Per the chart, which the “God’s Plan” artist posted through his Instagram Story, eight tracks from his collaborative report with 21 Savage nabbed the second via the seventh spot on the listing. Swift’s “Anti-Hero,” nonetheless, remained within the coveted No. 1 slot. The monitor — which is the primary single off the pop star’s 10t studio album, Midnights — has been on the prime of Billboard for 3 consecutive weeks, making it the longest-running No. 1 track within the historical past of the “Shake It Off” artist’s profession. 

Drake, for his half, coated up the Folklore musician’s track on the listing with numerous emojis — together with a bath of popcorn, a magic eight ball and a cloud of smoke — concealing the hit from his followers. 

“@21savage congrats my brother,” the Degrassi alum captioned the screenshot. 

Following the Canada native’s pointed transfer, followers shortly took to social media to criticize his sizzling take. 

“Drake being petty in the direction of taylor as a result of she blocked him on the charts… like bffr it was YOUR determination to launch your album proper after hers,” one individual tweeted, whereas one other replied, “drake getting extra consideration for hiding taylor swift on his submit as a result of he was jealous of her success is extra consideration than what his music ever bought.”

A 3rd Swiftie hinted that the “Knife Discuss” artist wouldn’t have made the identical determination if the No. 1 spot had been stuffed by a person. “I hate that males can get away advancing themselves on the Billboard sizzling 100, however God forbid {that a} lady do it,” they wrote. “To me, this simply looks like pure jealousy and that makes me so mad.”

Following Drake’s submit, Vinylz  — who’s the producer of the “Sticky” rapper and 21 Savage’s monitor “Wealthy Flex” — seemingly echoed the “One Dance” rapper’s sentiment together with his personal social media shade. 

“The world is aware of what the actual #1 track is… #RichFlex…No tips on this aspect,”  the producer, 33, wrote alongside a photograph of Billboard’s 200 Albums chart, the place “Wealthy Flex” at present sits int he No. 1 spot. 

Swift, who launched Midnights on October 21, turned the primary artist ever to carry all 10 spots on the Scorching 100 High 10 listing with tracks from her latest album. The Pink songstress additionally attended the 2022 MTV EMAs on Sunday, November 13, taking residence 4 of the six awards she was nominated for: Finest Artist, Finest Video, Finest Pop and Finest Longform Video. 

“I’m so blown away. You don’t have any concept how a lot it means to me to even get to do that as a profession,” Swift gushed on Sunday whereas accumulating certainly one of her numerous trophies. “It’s all due to you [the fans]. * Thanks so, a lot.”