It was all about “lovely” household — and one cute, caterwauling child — for Drake as he was named Artist of the Decade on the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night time.
The truth is, the rapper-singer behind a outstanding string of hits — from “Finest I Ever Had,” “Discover Your Love” and “Hotline Bling” to “God’s Plan,” “In My Emotions” and “Toosie Slide” — had a group of household and buddies onstage to current him with the consideration exterior the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
After which Drake introduced out his 3-year-old son, Adonis — rocking blonde cornrows — and handed him the award: “You wanna maintain it?”
“The reality is, I’m actually unhealthy at taking compliments,” the 34-year-old rapper mentioned in his acceptance remarks as Adonis ducked behind his legs. “I’m actually self-conscious about my music, and even when I do a good job I at all times marvel how I coulda finished it higher. I hardly ever have a good time something.”
Seconds later, the adorably bashful tot — Drake’s son with former porn star Sophie Brussaux — was throwing a full-fledged hissy as he was hauled off stage by his chuckling dad.
Information first broke in 2018 that Drake had fathered a baby with the grownup entertainer. On the time, his rap rival Pusha T launched a diss monitor that claimed Drake had a son — which in the end led the “Degrassi” alum to affirm Adonis’ existence on his album “Scorpion.”
In his monitor “Impassive,” Drake lastly fessed up: “I wasn’t hiding my child from the world / I used to be hiding the world from my child.” The lyrics additionally included, “From empty souls who simply get up and look to debate / Till you’re starin’ at your seed, you might by no means relate.”
In the meantime of his staggering musical success, Drake instructed the Billboards crowd: “To be actually trustworthy with you, I don’t fairly perceive it myself. I simply know that I’ve spent an incalculable quantity of hours attempting to investigate all of the issues I did unsuitable. However tonight, for as soon as, I’m positive as hell we did one thing proper. ”
Now Drake — who continues to rock a coronary heart shaved into his head to advertise his upcoming album, “Licensed Lover Boy” — simply must drop his subsequent assortment of hit bangers.