After taking on TikTok and revealing his son to the world, Drake seems like dancing. Champagne Papi simply dropped the music video for ‘Toosie Slide,’ which was primarily a digital tour of his luxurious mansion.
“It go proper foot up / left foot, slide / Left foot up / proper foot, slide.” With this handful of phrases, Drake launched his takeover of TikTok, dropping a viral earworm that impressed #toosieslidechallenge. After a snippet of the observe set social media ablaze, Drake, 33, actually had no selection however to launch the observe in full. Thus, the tune, titled “Toosie Slide,” dropped on Apr. 2, and it’s a TikTok fanatic’s dream. Drake was even courteous sufficient to launch a music video on the identical evening, demonstrating find out how to execute the “Toosie Slide” strikes.
Drake did the “Toosie Slide” all through his lavish 50,000-square foot property in his hometown of Toronto, which value a whopping $100 million! The music video started inside his mansion, the place Drake glided throughout the fortress’s many marble rooms. It will definitely ended with a fireworks show taking pictures above his mansion’s pool that might’ve rivaled Disneyland’s aerial present. We additionally recognize Drake adhering to social distancing pointers (he was the only star of the music video).
So, how did this tune occur? Credit score Toosie, aka @TheRealYvngQuan on social media for inflicting this viral sensation, and for giving the observe its identify. On Sunday (March 29), Toosie shared a clip of a snippet from the unreleased Drake tune to their social media – 382ok IG followers and 46ok on Twitter – together with the accompanying dance. The motion was dubbed the “Toosie Slide,” a deceptively easy sequence that Drake lays out plainly on the observe. Proper foot, up. Left foot, slide. An prolonged preview of the observe was shared to Instagram Dwell, and it showcased Drake’s low-key supply. Very “God’s Plan.” With the #ToosieSlide problem blowing up, Drake felt he needed to drop the complete tune. “THURSDAY @ MIDNIGHT,” he posted to social media, whereas additionally crediting Toosie and the tune’s producer, OZ. Drake labored with OZ beforehand on “Sicko Mode,” and his 2019 single, “Omertà.”
This may be Drake’s first solo launch of 2020. He beforehand teamed up with Future for “Life is Good.” He additionally helped Lil Yachty within the video for the younger rapper’s “Oprah’s Financial institution Account.” Champagne Papi additionally posted a number of freestyles, per Uproxx, however as for studio releases? That is the primary, and contemplating everyone seems to be locked up at dwelling with nothing to do, it couldn’t have come at a greater time.
Drake is having a superb week. Earlier than dropping this new hit-in-the-making, he shared the primary full image of his son, Adonis. After protecting his boy a secret for 2 years, up till Pusha T uncovered Drake on that 2019 diss observe, Drake posted a sequence of images of Adonis. “What’s most essential for you proper now could be to hook up with your individual internal mild. This may create the largest opening of all. Belief that you’ve the entire energy inside to make this occur, and with the intention to try this connect with the folks and issues that convey you a number of pleasure,” Drake wrote in the beginning of a prolonged caption.
“You’ve got the largest coronary heart and that’s your best reward. It’s not possible to all the time management your environment, however whenever you shift the main target to the way you need to really feel, every part will conspire to help you. I really like and miss my lovely household and pals and I can’t look forward to the joyful day once we are all in a position to reunite. Till then please hold your lights on.”