“I’m not needed there”
Benny the Butcher Explains Why He’s Not on Drake’s New Album ‘Certified Lover Boy’ or Kanye West’s ‘Donda’
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during a Twitch interview with are linkedAsked Benny the Butcher if he’s been teasing Drake’s collaboration since 2019, he was left out by a ‘certified boyfriend boy’.
“Drake is Drake. He’s the biggest artist in the world, so can’t tell where that song will go,” Benny said. “We found the song, I played it for all the houses. It’s a vibe and it’s got to be that place. will have to be given where he sees it fit.
“I think it would definitely fit in and definitely mixed things up, but I also see why they didn’t put it there,” he said.
He then addressed the audience asking why he was not on ‘Donda’, even though fellow Griselda Records members Conway the Machine and Westside Gun did feature on the track ‘Keep My Spirit Alive’.
Benny admitted he was at home with West and “heard a few beats but then I shot back in Atlanta. I had a few things I had to do.”
“I don’t think you wanted me over there,” he continued. “I don’t care but it’s cool. I have all kinds of rapper homeboys who are friends, that’s dope, that’s legends. Every time they drop an album, I’m not asking that I Why am I not on the stuff?
“He found what he was looking for and I think the song sounded perfect. I don’t need it over there.”
At the beginning of the year, Benny the Butcher released his new album The Plugs I Met 2.
The nine-track project, which came four months after Benny was shot during a robbery attempt, included guest verses from 2 Chainz, Fat Joe, French Montana, Jim Jones and the late rapper Chinx.