Noah “40” Shebib Explains Kanye West Credit on Drake’s “Two Birds, One Stone”
“Me and Kanye produced the track," says 40. "I made it from some drums he had given me. Not quite the elaborate story the world is looking for.” For a bit of added context, the Internet was buzzing three days ago when people discovered 'Ye's name on the song's TIDAL-provided liner notes. Kanye is listed as a composer, producer and writer for the song. As a result, people were speculating that Kanye helped with the lyrics, because Cudi recently lashed out at Yeezy too.
As it turns out, that is not the case. According to Shebib, West gave him some drums, and 40 happened to use them for "Two Birds, One Stone." It's interesting that Kanye is listed as a songwriter; however, that doesn't mean much either, apparently. An undisclosed source tells Genius, “When someone contributes to a song as a producer/musician they are considered a writer, as he is alongside Noah Shebib and the other musicians on the song."
West and Drake have also been working on a project. Is it possible that "Two Birds, One Stone" was a song they were thinking about putting on the joint album, which instead got pushed over to Drake’s More Life project?
Time will tell if Cudder has something to say about Kanye's involvement on the record. He has already reached out to Drake from rehab, taking to Twitter and writing, “Say it to [my] face, pussy. You think it’s a game. I wanna see you say it to my face. I’ll be out soon. Promise.”
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