Pusha T Tells Breakfast Club He Has No Regrets About Drake Diss Track and “There’s More Content” If Needed

Pusha T was playing no games with Drake when he released his brutal diss track “The Story of Adidon” Tuesday night (May 29). The rapper called into The Breakfast Club Wednesday morning and said he has no regrets going in on Drake and that he has more ammunition if needed.

Pusha spoke with Charlamagne, Angela Yee and DJ Envy early this morning (May 30) via phone to talk about “The Story of Adidon.” Pusha TEA went Ether-esque on Drake, spitting about his single mother, absentee father, and alleged secret baby with porn star Sophie Brussaux. And let’s not forget about the track’s shocking cover featuring Drake in blackface.

He told the radio hosts:

“I definitely didn’t go too far with anything, I’m here for the sport of it but when it gets personal, it gets personal. I’m not censoring myself but there’s more content if it’s needed later.”

LISTEN TO THE FULL 8-MINUTE INTERVIEW HERE:

The Bronx rapper dropped the diss after Drake mentioned Pusha fiancée’s name in Drake’s “Infrared” (a song from Pusha’s new album) response track, “Duppy Freestyle,” last week.

So, Push says “all bets are off” and titled his latest diss after Drake’s upcoming Adidas clothing line, Adidon. Push claims Drake was going to use the line to finally publicly acknowledge his son with Brussaux, whose name, Adonis, allegedly inspired the Adidas brand.

Charlamagne admitted that Push is up 2-1 and winning this rap battle. Drake hasn’t released a response yet, but it may be hard to record a comeback. “Let me tell y’all like this: I don’t got no skeletons. It is what it is,” Push said.

“Yeah. I’m not going to bully the situation because I think it’s bigger questions now, though, I really do. They don’t have to be answered to me but I definitely feel that they are bigger questions than the things I brought up.

“We talked about the writing or whatever, the ghostwriting allegations, alright cool, we’re off that. Now, you get to the mimicking of the black culture, the blackface. I’m not ready to excuse that. I’m not ready to excuse you talking multi-millionaire talk to me and you tucking a baby—I’m not with all of that.”

I guess we’ll all have to wait to see if the “Nice for What” rapper has anything to say in the coming days.

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Rapper & Photographer David Leyes Explain Controversial Image

Drake has finally issued a statement regarding those photos of him in blackface.

The pictures, which were taken by photographer David Leyes, have been a major topic of discussion among rap fans on and offline ever since Pusha T used one of them as the cover art for his searing diss track “The Story of Adidon.”

When the song first dropped, naturally, most people thought the image was photoshopped until Pusha jumped on Twitter to let us all know it was 100% real.

The initial response to the photos came from David Leyes, who swiftly got them removed from Pusha T’s Instagram account. Leyes, a professional photographer from Drake’s hometown of Toronto, said the photos were actually Drake’s idea. He can be seen in the comments section of an Instagram post explaining the backstory: “I captured [Drake’s] idea… I’m proud to be a part of a strong statement made by a black man about the f**ked up culture he is living in.”

Now, after more than 24 hours, Drake has taken to Instagram himself to explain why he took the photos and the context behind them.

“I know everyone is enjoying the circus but I want to clarify this image in question,” Drizzy wrote. “This is was not from a clothing brand shoot or my music career. This picture is from 2007, a time in my life where I was an actor and I was working on a project that was about young black actors struggling to get roles, being stereotyped and type cast. The photos represented how African Americans were once wrongfully portrayed in entertainment.”

He continued, “Me and my best friend at the time Mazin Elsadig who is also an actor from Sudan were attempting to use our [voices] to bring awareness to the issues we dealt with all the time as black actors at auditions. This was to highlight and raise our frustrations with not always getting a fair chance in the industry and to make a point that the struggle for black actors had not changed much.”

Also, for what it’s worth, the founder of Too Black Guys—the clothing line who made the shirt Drake’s wearing in the photos—said they had nothing to do with the blackface photoshoot.

“The photo in question was not from a Too Black Guys photoshoot however it did feature clothing from Too Black Guys’ JIM CROW COUTURE/HOUSE OF CROW collection which was released in 2008,” Adrian Aitcheson told Complex.

“The collection featured several graphics that highlighted the painful and dangerous period of the Jim Crow Era. Too Black Guys has a history of representing the black experience in an unapologetic way,” Aitcheson said. “Although this was not an image from any of our photoshoots, we feel that Drake, who is a long- time friend of the brand, was brilliantly illustrating the hypocrisy of the Jim Crow Era. The subtleties of Drake, a young black man, mimicking how white men used to mimic and dehumanize black people may be lost in a rap battle but we should not be distracted from the issues that are still affecting our communities.”

Now that we have an explanation for the blackface photos, we think it’s time for Drake to explain what’s going on with that alleged son of his and release a respnse to “The Story of Adidon.”

We’re waiting…

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Instagram Deleted the Drake Blackface Photo From My Page

Push T is calling out Instagram for deleting the cover of his “The Story of Adidon” Drake dis track from his page—which featured the Canadian rapper in full blackface.

Pusha’s brutal response to Drake’s “Duppy Freestyle” (his own response to Pusha’s “Infrared”) has been the talk of the Internet for the past 24 hours, not only because Pusha TEA (his new nickname, lol) called Drake out for being an alleged deadbeat daddy to his alleged son Adonis, but also because the G.O.O.D. Music president found and posted a photo of a young Drake in blackface.

However, apparently, Pusha T didn’t clear usage rights for the photo with the photographer, David Leyes, so Instagram deleted it from his page, according to a post Pusha shared Wednesday night.

However, the photographer, David Leyes, did not approve Pusha T’s use of the image, and so Instagram removed it, according to a post Push put up Wednesday.

“We’ve removed or disabled access to content that you posted on Instagram because a third party reported that the content infringes or otherwise violates their rights,” IG said to Pusha. “First time this has happened to me…” Pusha wrote on IG.

The image and link to the original source are still live on Pusha’s Twitter, however.

In a now-deleted tweet, David Leyes apparently asked Pusha T’s manager Steven Victor to “get Push to take the Drake photo down asap,” but it doesn’t look like that’s going to be happening anytime soon, unless Twitter pulls an Instagram and does it themselves, of course. The picture has been removed from Leyes’ own website though.

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Pusha T Says Drake Blackface Photo is 100% “REAL”

Pusha T says that photo of Drake in blackface he used for the cover of his “The Story of Adidon” diss track against the Canadian rapper is the real deal.

LISTEN: Pusha T Fires Back at Drake Diss With “The Story of Adidon” (NEW MUSIC)

“Please stop referring to this picture as ‘artwork,’ Pusha T wrote on Twitter. “I’m not an internet baby, I don’t edit images…this is a REAL picture…these are his truths, see for yourself.”

Further proving the authenticity of the blackface photo, Pusha T dropped a link to the portfolio of the photographer who took the photos, David Leyes. The page shows the photo Pusha T used for the Drake diss track cover, as well as another black-and-white photo, also showing Drake in blackface.

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