Kanye West raps about ‘beating Pete Davidson’s ass’ in new collab with The Game

Fingers crossed that a shared love of sunglasses can bring these two men together.  Left: Kanye West (JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP via Getty Images), Right: Pete Davidson (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Fingers crossed that a shared love of sunglasses can bring these two men together. Left: Kanye West (JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP via Getty Images), Right: Pete Davidson (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

It must be exhausting being The Game. You go to the trouble of writing a song, creating a beat, performing a verse, etc., and then your new artistic endeavor, on the whim of a seacurial collaborator, instantly becomes “That one song where Kanye West raps about beating Pete Davidson’s ass.

IE: The Game and Ye released a new track online last night, “Eazy”, the latest in a long series of collaborations between the two performers, but only the first one in which Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson is officially name verified. It’s part of a long verse from West, who approaches his divorce from Kim Kardashian West in this “self-aware, but not self-aware” way. enough”style that looked charming, and now tends to tire us.

Davidson’s line comes right at the end, as Ye raps “God saved me from this crash, just so i can to beat Pete Davidson’s ass. (The background voices then intervene with a mocking “Who?” – as if we don’t all know The King of Staten Island.)

Davidson has reportedly been dating Kardashian for a few months now, the latest in a long line of high-profile romances for the comedian. Kardashian West filed for divorce from West in February 2021; the couple share joint custody of their four children (also widely discussed in “Eazy,” as it happens.)

“Eazy” is, apart from its episode as episode 1,042 of The Kanye West Soap Opera, a pretty low-key track that works primarily to back up verses by The Game and Ye. The game’s verse goes faster and louder, dropping lines on “bullet wounds dipped in Hennessy and teaspoons of Robitusin. Ye, meanwhile, trots out what might be Kanye’s most annoying line (even more so than beating up his ex’s new boyfriend): “No more advice, I don’t negotiate with therapists.”

Ye (he changed to the official stage name last year) at just announced as the Sunday night headliner for Coachella this year. His last album, donda, released last year to mixed reviews and criticism over its implied endorsement of collaborators as accused rapist Brian “Marilyn Manson” Warner.

[via Variety]

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