Here's Why Kanye Was Credited on Drake's 'Two Birds, One Stone' Diss Track

Here's Why Kanye Was Credited on Drake's 'Two Birds, One Stone' Diss Track

There's a pretty obvious explanation.

Published November 1st

Many were shocked to see that Kanye West, after praising Kid Cudi amid their ongoing beef, ended up making a petty move after all, by way of teaming up with Drake to help blast the rapper on the now-infamous diss track, "Two Birds, One Stone."

As it turns out, the explanation for West's involvement in the song isn't quite as shocking or menacing as some initially made it out to be.

In a new interview, Drizzy's producer, Noah "40" Shebib, spilled the tea that West wasn't involved in writing any of the lyrics, as many are reacting that Drake's decision to come after Kid Cudi in the way that he did was in extremely poor taste.

"Me and Kanye produced the track," 40 shared in an interview with Genius. "I made it from some drums he had given me. Not quite the elaborate story the world is looking for."

During the interview, 40 did not offer an explanation as to why 'Ye is credited as a lyricist, but Pitchfork is reporting that a source close to the song in question explained that "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 has not issued a comment or reaction to the diss track at the time of this report, but something tells us he's already moved on, even if the others haven't.

Written by KC Orcutt

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