Back in January during a Boy Meets World tour stop in Amsterdam, Drake decided to hit the crowd with a preview of More Life. That night, he played "KMT," and immediately people were talking about him possibly using a Migos/Lil Uzi Vert-type flow. While nothing much came from those comparisons, others thought he was more directly biting XXXTentacion's "Look At Me!," with the currently-incarcerated Florida rapper spazzing on Twitter and calling Drake a "pussy nigga" and saying "money don't buy you respect."
It got so bad that Drake had to address it back in February with DJ Semtex on OVO Sound Radio, saying, "I listened and I’m like, OK, I see where people could draw this comparison off of the first two lines, whether it be cadence or the rhyme pattern or whatever. It’s crazy that people think that after all this time, after all I’ve been through, that I’m the type of person... to go and take that and make it my own. I’m not stupid, I’m not a shitty person like that."
XXXTentacion, who's currently awaiting a court date on charges of false imprisonment, witness tampering, and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman (who is reportedly his ex-girlfriend), wasn't trying to hear it, and it sounds like his fans weren't either. One person in particular, DJ/producer/remixer Tesher (who's mashed up Drake before), decided to drop a mashup of Drake's "KMT" and XXXTentacion "Look At Me!" Check it out below:
So the question is, was Drake really inspired to use the flow from someone else? Does XXXTentacion have a claim to this, or is it Drake just flipping styles, similar to how he fused the sounds from his career into one new playlist? We'll leave that up to you.