In 2018, Grammy-winning rapper Drake faced controversy when Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown spoke openly about their friendship. The age gap between the two, with Drake being nearly double her age at the time, raised eyebrows and led to criticism. Now, Drake has finally addressed this controversy in his new album, “For All the Dogs,” with a song titled “Another Late Night.”
Drake’s new song, “Another Late Night,” offers a glimpse into the rapper’s perspective on the controversy surrounding his friendship with Millie Bobby Brown. In the track, he references the criticism he faced and even taunts the critics, challenging them to bring up the issue again. The lyrics go as follows: “My bank account is magnolia, Milly rockin’, ayy / Weirdos in my comments talkin’ ’bout some Millie Bobby, look / Bring them jokes up to the gang, we get to really flockin’ / Or send a finger to your mama in some FedEx boxes.”
The controversy began with comments made by Millie Bobby Brown during a red carpet interview at the 2018 Emmy Awards. At the time, the teenager referred to Drake as “a great friend and a great role model” and revealed the frequency of their communication. She shared, “We just texted each other the other day. He was like, ‘I miss you so much,’ I was like, ‘I miss you more.'” Brown also mentioned that Drake had given her advice on relationships and navigating the entertainment industry, drawing parallels between their experiences as child stars. Drake himself had made a name for himself on the Canadian TV show Degrassi before his rap career took off.
Drake’s response to the Millie Bobby Brown controversy is just one of many aspects of his new album, “For All the Dogs.” Fans have been speculating about potential references to other high-profile figures in the music and entertainment industry. Among those speculated to be targeted are Rihanna and A$AP Rocky, Kanye West, NBA YoungBoy, and more.
Drake has always been known for his lyrical prowess and his ability to weave personal experiences, controversies, and anecdotes into his music. “For All the Dogs” is no different, as the rapper continues to use his songs as a canvas to express his thoughts, emotions, and experiences.
One thing that remains consistent throughout Drake’s career is his tendency to incorporate people and events from his life into his music. If you’ve ever crossed paths with Drake, whether it be a fleeting encounter or a deeper connection, it’s likely that you could find yourself mentioned in one of his songs. Drake’s ability to capture moments and relationships in his music is part of what makes him such a relatable and enduring figure in the world of hip-hop.
Drake’s response to the controversy surrounding his friendship with Millie Bobby Brown in his new album, “For All the Dogs,” offers a glimpse into the artist’s perspective on the matter. While the controversy may have faded from the headlines, it remains a part of Drake’s personal narrative, something he is unafraid to address through his music. As fans eagerly dissect the lyrics and meanings behind his songs, one thing is clear: Drake continues to use his music as a medium to reflect on his life, relationships, and the world around him.