The Canadian rapper dropped the new tune on Thursday, with the accompanying video displaying him entertaining himself in his enormous Toronto mansion amid self-isolation. In the model of the much-loved MTV present Cribs, the video sees Drake wandering spherical his big abode, previous trophy cupboards and swimming swimming pools, earlier than he strolls previous two Los Angeles Lakers jerseys – a quantity eight and a quantity 24. Kobe began out as quantity 24 throughout his highschool basketball profession, earlier than switching to quantity eight earlier than the 2007 basketball season to characterize a clear slate.
It’s not the primary time Drake – an enormous basketball fan – has paid tribute to Kobe, who was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in January.
After studying of his passing, Drake shared an arty snap on Instagram and wrote: “It can’t be”.
Elsewhere in his Toosie Slide video, Drake reveals off the signature accompanying dance. The star gave the tune early to social media influencer Toosie, who proceeded to “leak” it on-line alongside a dance to go along with it. That dance grew to become a viral dance problem often known as the Toosie Slide, which influenced the title of the music.
“It go right foot up, left foot, slide / Left foot up, right foot, slide / Basically, I’m sayin’, either way, we ’bout to slide, ayy / Can’t let this one slide, ayy,” Drake sings in the refrain.