Kanye West might have a new BFF in President-Elect Donald Trump, but it could be costing him some relationships in the hip-hop world. HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVE details on how Drake now regrets working with Yeezy after his big meeting with the tycoon.
“Drake might be having second thoughts about recording with Kanye after he met with Donald Trump. Drake’s been getting hella backlash from his rapper friends who are telling him to steer clear of Kanye because of his Trump alliance,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. The pair has been teasing us for months now that a collaborative album is in the works, but so far nothing has come out of it. If Yeezy, 39, continues to be Donald’s biggest fan, we might not ever see their project finally come together!
“Trump and hip-hop don’t mix and since Ye is so down with the Prez, Drake’s association with Yeezy may hurt his brand. Kanye’s all over the place right now anyway and anybody getting in the studio right now with him should reconsider,” our insider adds. It’s too bad that Ye’s close association with Donald is putting stress on his relationship with other rappers, but he had to see that coming.
The pair got our hopes sky-high that a collaboration was in the works when Kanye joined Drake, 30, onstage at his OVO Fest Aug. 2 and asked the crowd, “Are you ready for this album?” He said, “I wasn’t talking about Pablo, I wasn’t talking about Views,” leading us all to believe they were working on a new project together. Later that month Yeezy played their song “Pop Style” on his Saint Pablo tour stop in Toronto and asked fans again, “Y’all ready for this album?”
Kanye himself confirmed the pair had hit the studio when he told Vogue on Sept. 7 that he was having the time of his life recording with Drizzy. “We’re just working on music, working on a bunch of music together, just having fun going into the studio,” the rapper revealed. “We’re working on an album, so there’s some exciting things coming up soon.” Time will tell if Kanye’s cozy relationship with Donald will end up killing his project with Drake!
HollywoodLifers, do you think Drake and Kanye will ever release their album? Or will Drake want to steer clear of him after Yeezy’s new alliance with Donald?