Does Drake’s Scorpion Album Have Any Sting?

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Drake needs a woman who’s going to make him happy.

Drizzy Drake’s Scorpion album has caused a lot of chatter in the Twitter world already. The album was released Friday, with an A and a B side, where basically one side is hip-hop, while the other is R&B.


Much like any album, it has received hate as well as praises from die-hard fans. It seems as though the majority of his songs are very, very slow and emotional, as I pictured the album’s songs to be. He even mentions his long-rumored son, bringing closure to the controversy and drama surrounding the child.

In the song “Emotionless,” he samples Mariah Carey’s MTV Unplugged performance of “Emotions.” He confirms that he has a child with this line, “I wasn’t hiding my kid from the world ... I was hiding the world from my kid.”

On the closing track, “March 14,” he has more to say about his son: “I’m out here on front lines just tryna make sure that I see him sometimes. It’s breaking my spirit/A single father, I hate when I hear it.”

I’ve been a Drake fan since he was Wheelchair Jimmy, and I’m slightly disappointed with the album. I love the songs “That’s How You Feel,” “After Dark,” “Final Fantasy,” “Nonstop,” “8 Out of 10” and “In My Feelings.”


Honestly, I think there are way too many songs. Unless I’m on a plane ride, I don’t want to hear an hour and 30 minutes’ worth of music. If he’d focused on at least 10 songs, I would’ve said the album was a 10/10.

The last thing I have to get off my chest is, what’s the deal with this Michael Jackson song, “Don’t Matter to Me”? I just want the King to rest in peace, but instead, Drake decided to add this unnecessary song to the album.


Whew, child.

What’s your favorite song so far?

Montana Couser is a recent Howard University grad and Philly native.



None of the songs are that good. The album is only worth it if you’re interested in the tea.