Drake has just first single from his upcoming album Views From the 6 “Summer Sixteen”. The rapper debuted the song during his OVO Sound Radio show on Apple’s Beats 1, after teasing the release in a tweet early this morning. “Summer Sixteen” is available on Apple Music and iTunes right now.
— Drizzy (@Drake) January 30, 2016
He is taking some playful jabs at two of his favorite rappers, Jay Z and Kanye West, over the track produced by Noah “40” Shebib, Boi-1da, and CuBeatz, rapping “I used to wanna be on Roc-A-Fella, then I turned into Jay / Now I got a house in LA / Now I got a bigger pool than Ye / and look man, Ye’s pool is nice / Mine’s just big is what I’m saying.”
Even the human inspiration machine that is DJ Khaled makes an appearance at the end of the track. It’s an excellent start to what is easily the most important album of Drake’s career.
— Oliver El-Khatib (@OlivierElkhatib) January 30, 2016
This is the latest major exclusive Drake has dropped on Apple Music. His mixtape with Future, What a Time to Be Alive was previewed the last time Drake hosted OVO Sound Radio, and his Meek Mill diss track “Charged Up” and the hit single “Hotline Bling” also made their debuts on Beats 1.