Drake: Unlike Billie Jean, the Kid Is Mine

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Aubrey Drake Graham has done it again.

Not only did the "Nice for What" confirm he had a son, but he also goes back to his signature move of taking us on an emotional ride and getting us in our feelings.

The song "Emotionless", which brilliantly samples Mariah Carey's hit "Emotions", is perhaps the most direct defense of why he kept his child a secret for so long.

Earlier today (Thursday), the Toronto superstar revealed the tracklist with guest appearances from JAY-Z, Michael Jackson, Ty Dolla Sign and Static Major, and production from 40, Boi-1da, DJ Premier, No I.D. and more.

At the end of May, Pusha-T stirred up a firestorm of rumors on his Drake diss track, The Story of Adidon, in which he alleged that Drake was hiding a son from the world.

"Breaking news in my life I don't run to the blogs".

Apparently, Drake, in the song "March 14", also addressed his relationship with his son's mother by referring to Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean". She not my lover like Billie Jean, but the kid is mine.

The album itself is mammoth: there are 25 tracks spread across two discs, adding up to a running time of just under 1 hour and 30 minutes.

With this new information, fans went insane.

He talks about his son on three songs from the album: "Emotionless", "8 Out Of 10", and "March 14".

"All of a sudden you say you don't want me no more, all of a sudden you say that I closed the door, it don't matter to me", Jackson sings.

After the highly-anticipated double album was released on 29th June, Chris Brown took a screenshot of Drake's album artwork and posted it on his Instagram Story.

It was during a beef with Drake that Pusha T first told the world about the Canadian rapper's child. "More than happy to be proven wrong", one fan wrote on Twitter. Both the album and the rapper's name have been on the trends list since the project dropped and the reaction is overwhelming praise for the rapper.

Ninja would soon get word of the possibility shortly after the tracklist's release, and stated he would "die" if such a thing actually happened. And Drake makes it clear: The kid is his.

Later, on "8 Out Of 10", he claims, via awful pun, that he's not a deadbeat dad: "The only deadbeats is whatever beats I been rapping to".

"I've had real Philly niggas try to write my ending / I've had scuffles with Bad Boys that wasn't pretending", he raps.

Drake would like us to know, first of all, that he is not ashamed to be a father.

But at the same time he's a stand up / And that's how you gonna be when it's time to man up / October baby for irony sake, of course / I got this 11 tatted for somebody, now it's yours.



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