Hearing that Drake is releasing a song with basketball-related lyrics, one would assume that it would include praising his beloved Toronto Raptors and their win in the 2019 NBA Finals. Instead, Drake dropped a line about LeBron James in his brand-new single “Omerta“.
In the track, Drake mentions James’ vast fortune and lucrative mansion in Brentwood, California, singing:
“Ethics and values, mob traditions, old fashioned / Monopoly action / Bronny buying up Brentwood like he still in Akron.”
James owns two houses in Brentwood, including a $23 million mansion with 15,846 square feet, 9.5 bathrooms and eight bedrooms.
The song is part of a two-track EP called The Best in the World Pack. It was released in the wake of the Raptors beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.
It’s interesting to think about what would have happened if the Raptors hadn’t won the Finals – would Drake release the EP anyway? Or perhaps change the title?
It doesn’t matter; “Omerta” is great and Drake has always been a good sport and an honest basketball fan.
He even had a call with Steph Curry after Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals when Toronto defeated Golden State 114-110. But the FaceTime call had nothing to do with gloating; the two guys were actually being super nice and respectful to each other — with Drake saying, “It’s love.”
“Congrats, bro,” Curry could be heard saying to Drake. “Tough one. I hate seeing it.”Enjoy it, man — it’s big time for you. You, the whole city, the whole, everybody. Y’all deserve it, man. Congrats.”
Drake also sent his love to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, who tore his ACL in Game 6.