Frequent collaborators Drake and Nicki Minaj have buried the hatchet and all it took was a child.
In a guest appearance on Sada Baby’s “Whole Lotta Choppas (Remix),” the Trinidadian-New York emcee raps, “To be honest/I hope one day we do a play-date with Adonis.”
Minaj had kept much of the details under wraps regarding her pregnancy including the child’s gender. She publically broke the news that she gave birth to healthy baby boy just days ago. The Adonis that she references in her verse is Drake’s son, who just celebrated his third birthday as well.
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What is most important for you right now is to connect to your own inner light. This will create the biggest opening of all. Trust that you have all of the power within to make this happen, and in order to do that connect to the people and things that bring you a lot of joy. When the mind starts to move into overthinking or fear, shift your attention right away to something bright. It doesn’t matter what has happened in the past or what is happening around us now, you can always make the choice to break free of the wheel of suffering and panic and open up to your own light. We are powerful manifestors , so once you make the choice in the moment to shift your awareness to something good, it will show you in your reality. Be conscious, especially right now of fears coming in from others, and recognize that not everything should be held by you. Laughter is your best medicine, but tears can also be a powerful release. Let go of any judgment you may have around that. Remember that you are never alone, and if you need to be reminded of that ask for support and it will show up. Everything comes down to intention, and even though there are conflicting energies circling around us you must KNOW…It will rebuild. But in order for that to happen, you have to do exactly that. Trust. You have the biggest heart and that is your greatest gift. It’s impossible to always control your surroundings, but when you shift the focus to how you want to feel, everything will conspire to assist you. I love and miss my beautiful family and friends and I can’t wait for the joyful day when we are all able to reunite. Until then please keep your lights on. 🤍
Drake and Nicki’s divergence reportedly began during an incident in which she was shopping with former-beau, Philadelphia rapper-actor Meek Mill. According to some, Mill urged Nicki to pay for her items while he separately paid for his. To his chagrin, Nicki told him that, ‘Drake would never do that.’ A series of subtle shade would be thrown from all sides for the next few years with Drake and Mill trading disses. Fans also caught a symbolic reference to Drake in Minaj’s music video for her 2019 single “Hard White.” In it, a computer-generated scorpion is shown dismembered and bleeding, a symbolic reference for the Toronto rapper’s “Scorpion” album.
Drake took kindly to the lyrical invitation, responding in writing, “Play dates soon come @nickiminaj,” via Instagram live, demonstrating that he was listening to his estranged comrade’s new music and was open to reconciliation.
The two re-followed one another on Instagram and fans reacted across social media platforms with relief and glee. A Twitter user, Predictors, forecasted that , “Drake and Nicki Minaj will collaborate again and include their children in the song’s music video.”
nicki and drake on their way to prepare adonis and nicki’s son play date pic.twitter.com/xn1wqfJZgk— adam (@adam_marajj) October 16, 2020
Another commented, “So Drake and Nicki are cool again. Can we have the Weezy, Drake, and Nicki joint album now before it goes south again #WholeLottaChoppasRemix…”
Nicki posted numerous pictures of the congratulatory messages she and husband Kenneth Petty received welcoming their new baby on Instagram. May they ride the celebratory wave of the gift of new life when the dirty diapers, spit up, teething, and ceaseless crying begin.