The Drake and Megan thee Stallion Circo Loco Controversy, Explained

TitlAfter a cycle of fake promotional stunts, Drake and 21 Savage gifted fans with their highly anticipated joint album, Every Loser.e 2

Like Drake's previous efforts, the project immediately caused a stir on social media, but not necessarily for the right reasons.

Since the album's release on Friday, Drake has faced mounting backlash over "Circo Loco," a Boi-1da- and Tay Keith-produced cut.

The controversy stems from the track's opening verse, in which Drake references his 2020 shooting incident involving Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez.

The song has ignited a debate about Drake's intentions, and prompted reactions from fans and entertainment figures, including Megan.

For those who aren't up to date on the drama — or just want a refresher — we've provided a full rundown of all the "Circo Loco" controversy below.

In the first verse of "Circo Loco", Drake boasts about his life before mentioning a disheveled woman.