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Last night, when most of the music world rested in bed or enjoyed their Friday evening elsewhere, Drake issued a thinly veiled hint on Twitter: “It begins.” He was, of course, alluding to new music to come on the latest episode of OVO Sound’s Beats 1 segment. The Toronto rapper delivered. “Summer Sixteen” enjoyed half-a-dozen Apple Music playbacks and is now available for consumption.
Dropping lines that aim to cement his status at the top of the rap game—above Kanye West and Jay Z, specifically—it doesn’t take much guesswork to see where his head’s at after his Meek Mill feud. “I’m ready to see who’s playing in the league this year,” he said about Views from the 6, and, in his eyes, the likely sparse competition. Better still, according to Complex, VFT6 is slated to arrive in April.
Listen to the new single here.