Drake Says He Won’t Be Responding To Common

January 31, 2012 by Danny M

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Drake Says He Wont Be Responding To Common

NahRight recently caught up with Drake while he was on set of his and The Weeknd’s “The Zone” video shoot for a quick interview. Drizzy says he will not be responding to Common ever again, discusses a line from his “Stay Schemin’” verse directed towards Kobe’s soon to be ex-wife Vanessa, what is next for OVOXO, and more. Check out it all out below!

So people want to know: will you respond to Common?

No. Because despite how it’s been worded by him that situation is not a “hip hop moment” or a “battle for the sake of musical integrity”…it’s a ploy for attention around the release of an album. More than anything it was just disappointing cause what kid isn’t a fan of what Common has done for our genre. A guy who made such an incredible career for himself based off expressing genuine feelings about life and love is now targeting me for sharing my story.

There’s a line from your “Stay Schemin” verse about Kobe’s soon to be ex-wife Vanessa that has gotten some negative attention. Can you speak to what you were trying to express with that line?

That line came from a conversation about being this young and making this much money and the fear of losing it all. I just used his potential situation to address my own life. I never intended to offend Vanessa or anyone else. That line had everything to do with me and what goes on in my head as a 25 year old man with this much income flowing in. Kobe is and always will be a friend and an icon to me.

Following the release of Take Care, rumors started to circulate that you had fired your entire staff, was there any truth to that?

No my team is stronger than ever and ready for 2012. I’m excited for what this year will bring.

What are your plans for OVOXO?

OVO and XO will grow immensely both separately and together this year. The Weeknd is about to hit the road and come perform all that incredible music for his fans. I’m looking forward to piecing something together where we can share a stage and give people the full experience.

What’s next for you, besides the tour?

I have begun working on new music already and I’ll be recording during the whole college tour with 40. Making better music and building myself as a business is all that’s on my mind. Hopefully some acting as well.

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7 Responses to “Drake Says He Won’t Be Responding To Common”

  1. lean up ent Says:

    First .. Bitch …

    Reply

  2. ovoxo Says:

    Damn I was kinda hopping he would come back and kill Common, but fck it YMCMB we winnnning! #drizzy

    Reply

  3. Common Over Drake Says:

    drake cant respond because drake has nothing on common

    Reply

  4. Majk Says:

    and when u release mixtape YOLO?

    Reply

  5. Rocks Says:

    Drake a pussy.

    Reply

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