Instead, the track—produced by Harley Arsenault and Noah "40" Shebib—sees the 6 God in a reflective mood while looking back on a relationship with someone keen on "drawing conclusions like you got a Parsons degree or something."
In the first verse, he compares a woman to Virginia Beach, like so:
"She pretty but ghetto, pretty but rough, just like Virginia Beach"
Hear "Virginia Beach" below. And yes, that's Frank Ocean you're hearing in the intro and outro.
Upon sharing the tracklist, Drizzy also let fans know that For All the Dogs won't hit until Friday at 6 a.m. Earlier Thursday he surprised fans with the new video "8AM in Charlotte" featuring his son Adonis.
The rivalry behind Drake, 36, and Push, 46, dates back over a decade. It reached its “you are hiding a child” peak in 2018, but plenty of minor skirmishes and major subs have happened within the last year or so. Most recently and prominently, Drake and Travis Scott followed their “Sicko Mode” collab with Utopia's “Meltdown." Drizzy took the opportunity to rap, "I melt down the chains that I bought from your boss, give a fuck about all of that heritage shit/Since V not around the members done hung up the Louis, they not even wearing that shit/Don't come to the boy 'bout repairing some shit/Don't come to the boy about sparing some shit."
Last December Pusha T told XXL, "Every time I hear a subliminal in one of his songs, it just lets me know how deep it hurt him. Because it’s been four years now. And we still talking about it. He is. I don’t. I’m cool. But every time it’s a subliminal, I’m like, yes. It burns. It still burns. It lets me know. I love it.”
The reaction to "Virginia Beach" being the album opener was instantaneous. Below, check out some of the best tweets to hit since the For All the Dogs tracklist went up.
This story is being updated.