Scorpion Album Review

Marley Franklin, Event Cordinator

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In June 2018, Drake released Scorpion. 245,000 copies were sold. Drake hit number one on the Billboard top 100 in the first week his album was released. Scorpion is his longest album yet with 25 songs; 15 of his songs are like his most common rap songs with many different verses and flows whereas the other 10 of the songs are R&B.

The album impacted a lot of his fans. During its release, a lot of commotion surrounded his name. He was in the middle of a conflict with famous rapper Pusha T. In a diss song to Drake, Pusha T claimed Drake had an alleged child. This had raised speculation that among his fans. Pusha T and Drake were dissing each other because insults have been thrown between the record labels for much time.

On Scorpion, Drake confirms he has a son. He takes a more gentle and deep angle on this album. Instead of his usual bragging type rap, many of his songs featured clips of his family talking. Whether it be recorded voicemails, or in the studio giving us a peek inside of his life.

This album shows a different side of Drake. He offers a more diverse type music when he includes the R&B aspect in his album. Enjoy and listen closely to the lyrics to understand the connection he has with his son and the conflict with Pusha T. This really gives us a peek inside of his life. He offers a more diverse type music when he includes the emotions that arose from the conflict featured in his album. Enjoy and listen closely to the lyrics to understand the connection he has with the son and the conflict with others rappers.