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Drake’s crying son Adonis throws a match, steals Billboard Music Awards

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.

Artist of the Decade Drake shares some sweet moments with his son, Adonis, during the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.
Artist of the Decade Drake shares some candy moments together with his son, Adonis, through the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.REUTERS; AP

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. ”

Drake's family and friends fill the stage during a salute to the Artist of the Decade at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.
Drake’s household and buddies fill the stage throughout a salute to the Artist of the Decade on the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

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.

In 2019, Drake posed with an overwhelming number of Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
In 2019, Drake posed with an amazing variety of Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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