The hip-hop community was filled with excitement awaiting the launch of Drake‘s latest album, For All The Dogs. Fans were particularly thrilled about the thought of a collaborative track with fellow hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj. However, the eagerly-anticipated song was absent when the album was released, leaving fans feeling let down.
Both Drake and Minaj had previously confirmed that there was a collaboration on the album, leading to a wave of excitement among fans of both artists. The absence of the track has led to a backlash against Drake from both his fans and Minaj’s fanbase, known as the Barbz. One disgruntled fan took to social media to express their disappointment, accusing Drake of using the Barbz for promotional purposes.
Despite featuring 10 collaborations, Minaj’s track was considered one of the most anticipated highlights of the album. The reaction to the album has been mixed, with some fans hailing it as Drake’s best work in years, while others were less impressed with the 23-track release.
Although Minaj was not featured in For All The Dogs, there is still anticipation among fans for a possible reunion with Young Money. There is widespread conjecture that the song by Drake might be a part of Minaj’s forthcoming album, Pink Friday 2. Nonetheless, specifics about the album, such as its features and tracklist, are yet to be disclosed.
This theory, however, seems unlikely. It would be unusual for Drake to promote a collaboration ahead of his own album release without specifying that it wouldn’t appear on his album. Furthermore, Minaj herself appeared to confirm that the track had been recorded for For All The Dogs and not Pink Friday 2.
At best, this could be chalked up to poor promotion on Drake’s part. At worst, it could be seen as a deliberate attempt to mislead fans by claiming that Minaj would feature on the album. Regardless of the reason, the absence of the much-anticipated collaboration has certainly left a sour taste in the mouths of many fans.
As we await more information on Minaj’s Pink Friday 2, fans can only hope the promised collaboration will eventually see the light of day. Until then, the speculation and disappointment surrounding Drake’s latest release serve as a reminder of the high stakes and expectations in the world of hip-hop.
A Closer Look at the adidas Yeezy Slide “Salt”
While Yeezy releases wind down, with the adidas label recently announcing that it will halt releases of the Yeezy line in 2023, another Yeezy Slide release has surfaced on the 2024 sneaker calendar. Indulge in a closer look at the Yeezy Slide “Salt,” model slated to drop in 2024.
With optimal comfort at the forefront, the green/gray-hued “Salt” slide is constructed from a single piece of injected EVA foam and boasts a signature wide strap covering most of the footbed. Subtle adidas branding is stamped on the footbed as well, with the model’s signature horizontal grooves along the outsole. The “Salt” colorway is just one slide model that is expected to be released next year. Check out the surfaced photos in the gallery above.
The adidas Yeezy Slide “Salt” runs for $75 USD, and is expected to drop sometime during 2024. Stay tuned for official images and more updates as they surface.
Elsewhere in the footwear world, Satisfy and HOKA have collaborated on a Clifton LS pack for the Fall/Winter 2023 season.
Nike Air Max 90 Surfaces in “Multi-Color Corduroy”
Video Of The Week
Artist Spotlight11 hours ago
Inkakai has released a song, “DROWN”
Music12 hours ago
Cärnegie unleashes a Hip-Hop masterpiece with his latest single, “ERRYBODY CAN’T GO”
Music6 hours ago
Foolish C∞psy Unleashes Hip-Hop Brilliance with his recent single, “New Fishes & Cool Kids”
Music4 hours ago
Darryn Zewalk unravels a Jazzed-Up festive single, “Jingle Bells”
Music6 hours ago
Izzy Meock has unveiled his debut single, “Let’s Get It Bumping”