Why Did Drake and Meek Mill Have Beef? What Led to This?

Drake and Meek Mill’s beef is finally over. On Monday night, Mill, 36, walked alongside Drake at the It’s All a Blur Tour stop in Philadelphia. Though the native Philadelphian didn’t perform any of his songs, he got a shoutout from Drake, who got open on their past feud way back in 2015 and how they have let bygones be bygones.

“Y’all see who I walked out here with right?” said the 36-year-old to the crowd at the Wells Fargo Center. “I’d always keep it 100 with y’all. Last time I was in this building with this man right here, he was representing this city since he started this s—.

Why Did Drake and Meek Mill Have Beef?

Back in 2015, Meek Mill got upset on finding out Drake was dishing on him on their collab track “R.I.C.O.” and called Drizzy out for not writing the lyrics to his verse and that he had a ghostwriter, who was later outed as Atlanta rapper Quentin Miller.

Meek allegedly got this information from DJ Drama, who at the time was having problems with Drake, stemming from the Canadian rap star reportedly sleeping with Drama’s ex-wife Summer P Walker.

The rest, as they say, is history—with Drake and Meek embroiled in a three-year beef that, come the scorched-earth diss track “Back to Back,” all but sealed Aubrey as the undisputed winner. Meek and Drake

Does it Matter if Drake Didn’t Write His Stuff?

It depends. Some people would care; some people would only care if he didn’t write a certain kind of song; some people wouldn’t care in general.

At the end of the day, people who live and breathe and obsess over hip-hop are very different from the people who like the music that Drake and Meek put out.

But that’s exactly the panel Slaughterhouse—a hip-hop Justice League of sorts—stopped by Hot 97 and were asked what they think about the accusations.

Final Thoughts

“Meek Mill and Drake [are] talking to each other a lot,” Mill, 36, said Friday on SiriusXM’s Hip Hop Nation, demonstrating how he and Drake, 36, have come a long way since their mid-2010s rap feud.

Mill said he reached out to the “Slime You Out” rapper after he started seeing people saying that Drake’s new single was “corny.”

“I see people saying stuff about Drake … I texted him. “I was like, ‘I don’t think ‘Slime You Out’ is corny and I would tell you if I thought it was corny.’ I just ain’t think the song was corny,” said Mill. “But on the internet now we got it like that, where we could, like, be brutal.”