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You’ve all probably been waiting — waiting to see if Drake would shoot back at Common after letting loose his “Stay Schemin” Remix. Unfortunately, it’s all been for naught, as Drake recently revealed that he would absolutely not respond to the Chicago emcee. He actually went so far as to say that what Common did was not hip-hop, but simply a ploy for attention. See an excerpt from the Young Money artist’s recent interview with Nah Right below:
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.