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Drake Salutes Jay-Z and Eminem on a Pair of New Songs

Drake Salutes Jay-Z and Eminem on a Pair of New Songs

Drake Salutes Jay-Z and Eminem on a Pair of New Songs
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The Toronto rapper tours Brooklyn and his hometown in a new clip.

Drake‘s first songs of the year take notes from two hip-hop heavyweights.

Last night, the Toronto rap star shared a pair of singles, “When To Say When” and “Chicago Freestyle,” in a city-slicked clip. The former samples a segment of Bobby Glenn’s “Sounds Like a Love Song” heard in Jay-Z’s “Song Cry” as the video trails his viral (and slightly paranoid) trip to Bed-Stuy’s Marcy housing projects. The back half of the treatment features the latter track, which borrows the hook from Eminem’s 2002 smash, “Superman,” and offers a glimpse at the rapper’s palatial dwellings, capping with a frame of the rapper filling a vault with cash at a very leisurely pace.

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In Rap Radar interview from earlier this year, Drake announced that a new album was on the way. It’s unclear whether “When to Say When” and “Chicago Freestyle” will be included on the tracklist. We’ll just have to wait and see.

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Watch Drake’s new video below and hold tight for his next transmission.


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