Drake Taunts Kendrick Lamar With Second Diss Track Featuring AI Verses From 2Pac and Snoop Dogg

Drake is on "Back to Back" time. He's dropped off another diss track taking shots at Kendrick Lamar, who has yet to respond after his explosive "Like That" verse.

Four male musicians in various outfits; one casual, two formal, and one sporty
Four male musicians in various outfits; one casual, two formal, and one sporty

The Boy is back with several more shots for K. Dot. and some praise for Taylor Swift.

Late on Friday, April 19, just a few days after Drake dropped off his "Push Ups" diss track responding to what felt like half of the rap game (Kendrick Lamar, Future, Metro Boomin, Rick Ross, The Weeknd, and others), the 6 God returned with another fiery song a la "Back to Back." "While we wait on you I guess," Drake captioned his post introducing the explosive song to the world and taunting Kendrick to respond.

The track, which is titled "Taylor Made Freestyle," features what appears to be verses from 2Pac and Snoop Dogg that were created using artificial intelligence and written by Drizzy. The For All the Dogs rapper's use of Pac and Snoop's voices is no coincidence. For one, Kendrick's reverence for the late 2Pac has been well-documented over the years. The AI troll from Drake arrives on the heels of over 200 artists including Nicki MinajBillie Eilish, and Metro Boomin signing an an open letter denouncing the "predatory use of AI."

"Taylor Made" opens with a verse from AI 2Pac, who gives Kendrick advice about how to approach the beef and suggests he attack Drake for dating younger women:

Kendrick, we need yea... the West Coast Savior... If you deal with this viciously You seem a little nervous about all the publicity Fuck this Canadian light-skin... We need an undebated West Coast victory Call him a bitch for me
Talk about him liking young girls, that's a gift from me
Heard it on the Budden Podcast, it's gotta be true

The "young girls" line is likely in reference to criticism Drake has received for his friendship with Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown. In 2018, when Brown was 14 years old, she opened up about texting with the then 31-year-old Toronto rapper.

"We just texted the other day and he was like ‘I miss you so much,’ and I was like ‘I miss you more!‘ ... He’s great. He’s wonderful. I love him," Brown, who also called Drake "a great role model," said at the time.

Drake previously called out "weirdos" for suggesting he had an improper relationship with the actress on his For All the Dogs song "Another Late Night."

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

"You supposed to be the boogeyman, go do what you do/Unless this is a moment that you tell us this not really you"

—Drake taunting Kendrick Lamar on "Taylor Made Freestyle" pic.twitter.com/QyeODEGuLv

— Complex Music (@ComplexMusic) April 20, 2024
Twitter: @ComplexMusic

AI Pac continues:

You supposed to be the boogeyman, go do what you do Unless this is a moment that you tell us this not really you In that case there's nothing left to say, I just pass it to Snoop

AI Snoop then hops on the track and calls back to the 2011 moment in which Snoop, as well as other West Coast legends like Warren G, Kurupt, and The Game, famously passed the proverbial torch to Kendrick.

Nephew, what the fuck you really 'bout to do? We passed you the torch at the House of Blues. And now you got to do some dirty work, you know how to move, right? I know you never been to jail, or wore jumpsuits and shower shoes Never shot nobody, never stabbed nobody Never did nothing violent to no one, it's the homies that empower you But still, you gotta show this fucking owl who's boss on the West Now's a time to really make a power move

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Snoop seemingly caught wind of his likeness being used on "Taylor Made" and shared a video of him responding.

The track, which was posted to Drake's Instagram account, also sees the Toronto artist rapping about Kendrick's lack of a response in the third and final verse:

High up in the sky like I'm Howard Hughes The first one really only took me an hour or two
The next one is really 'bout to bring out the coward in you
But now we gotta wait a fucking week 'cause Taylor Swift is the your new Top
And if you 'bout to drop, she gotta approve
This girl really 'bout to make you act like you not in a feud She Taylor made your schedule with Ant, you outta the loop Hate all you corporate industry puppets I'm not in the mood I love it when you n***as talk loose like I'm not in the room Since "Like That" your tone changed a little, you not as enthused How are you not in the booth?

Drizzy continues:

I guess you need another week to figure out how to improve
What the fuck is taking so long? We waiting on you
The rest of y'all are definitely involved, y'all getting it too
Soon as you get the courage to drop, I'm out on the loose

While the song appears to squarely take aim at Kendrick, Drizzy, towards the end of the track, sends a warning to "the rest of y'all," who he says "are definitely involved."

On the track's outro, Drake brings up Taylor Swift, who he calls the "biggest gangster in the music game right now," and trolls Kendrick's lyricism.

Yeah, shoutout to Taylor Swift Biggest gangster in the music game right now You know, I moved my album when she dropped I said that already You know she 'bout to milli' run through 'em, milly rock on your head top She got the whole pgLang on mute like that Beyoncé challenge Y'all boys quiet for the weekend, like Dot, I know you're in that NY apartment, you struggling right now in the notepad doing lyrical gymnastics, my boy Y. ou better have a motherfucking quintuple entendre on that shit Some shit I don't even understand, like That shit better be crazy, we waitin' on you

“Shoutout to Taylor Swift, she’s the biggest gangster in the music game right now.”

- Drake on “Taylor Made Freestyle” pic.twitter.com/bRVtGhBON8

— Complex Music (@ComplexMusic) April 20, 2024
Twitter: @ComplexMusic

“Dot I know you in that NY apartment. You struggling right now, I know it. In a notepad doing lyrical gymnastics.”

- Drake on “Taylor Made Freestyle” pic.twitter.com/a6KlVN9m5u

— Complex Music (@ComplexMusic) April 20, 2024
Twitter: @ComplexMusic

Shit is for sure heating up.

Take a listen to Drake's new diss track "Taylor Made Freestyle" below.

Drake just dropped a track called "Taylor Made Freestyle" on IG with AI verses from Tupac and Snoop Doggpic.twitter.com/rtELoS8Qs2

— Complex Music (@ComplexMusic) April 20, 2024
Twitter: @ComplexMusic

While he didn't use artificial intelligence to mimic people's voices, Kendrick previously utilized deepfake technology in his music video for "The Heart Part 5." The video features Dot morphing into O. J. Simpson, Kanye West, Jussie Smollett, Will Smith, Kobe Bryant, and Nipsey Hussle.

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"Taylor Made" was released just a few hours after Drake uploaded his "Push Ups" diss to streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify. "Push Ups" initially leaked last weekend, turning the temperature up in the back and forth between Drake and his several detractors.

Prior to that, things ratcheted up with the drop of Kendrick's verse on Metro Boomin and Future's "Like That," itself a response to Drake and J. Cole's "First Person Shooter."

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