Last week, Drake dropped his exceptionally expected collection, Certified Lover Boy. The collection, which crushed streaming records on both Apple Music and Spotify, is loaded with highlights from Travis Scott, JAY-Z, Kid Cudi, Nicki Minaj and some more. For the most recent scene of For The Record, Genius’ VP of Content Strategy Rob Markman plunked down with TikTok’s Artist Partnership Lead Erin Lowers and Amazon’s Rap Rotation Radio host Letty Peniche to talk about the features of the collection, Drake and Kanye’s continuous meat, and the sudden Cudi coordinated effort on “IMY2.”
For Peniche, Drake and Kid Cudi’s “IMY2” was an unmistakable champion on the collection. The tune denotes the main genuine cooperation between the two rappers, who had a public altercation back in 2016. Peniche was glad to see them accommodate their disparities on a tune that addressed the ideal “network” of Cudi and Drake’s styles.
“Neither fell into the other’s energy to an extreme, and now and then you get that with collabs,” she said. “To see that meet up and for them to be in one another’s acceptable graces, ugh, I love it. That is my fave.”
Brings down said something regarding “7AM On Bridle Path” and Drake’s choice to take his problem with Kanye further by spilling “Bubbling energy source everyone crowds around,” which highlighted a sincere refrain from André 3000. She said she thought the break was a reasonable move from Drake, however was disillusioned that 3 Stacks was trapped in the crossfire.
“There’s opposition and I think it was all reasonable. Furthermore, it truly sucks that André was trapped in the center,” she said. “I feel that won’t be the pleasant part. What’s more, I need to see Drake and Dre really work together the way that Dre needs them to, however a loss of war, I presume.”