Drake enjoys a night out in London at Park Chinois restaurant in Mayfair before heading to Colony Casino at Park Lane. (Photo credit: Splash News)
The â€œHotline Blingâ€� hitmaker has opened up about his dad in songs like â€œLook What Youâ€™ve Doneâ€� in the past as he referenced having an absentee father, but his dad Dennis Graham recently alleged the truth was very different.
Drake reacted to the comments this week as he took to his Instagram Story and wrote: â€œWoke up today so hurt man.
â€œMy father will say anything to anyone thatâ€™s willing to listen to him. Itâ€™s sad when family gets like this but what can we really do thatâ€™s the people we are stuck withâ€¦
â€œEvery bar I ever spit was the truth and the truth is hard for some people to accept. (sic)â€�
Drakeâ€™s post on social media comes after Graham discussed their relationship in a recent interview and claimed the star told him he wrote about certain things in a bid for chart success.
He alleged: â€œI always been with Drake. I talk to him, if not every day, then every other day. We really got into a deep conversation about that.
â€œI said, â€˜Drake, why are you saying all of this different stuff about me? Man, this is not cool.â€™ He [said], â€˜Dad, it sells records.â€™ â€�
Meanwhile, Drake previously admitted he had turned to his own upbringing for tips on how to be a father.
The star â€” who has 2-year-old on Adonis with former adult film star Sophie Brussaux â€” said LeBron Jamesâ€™ HBO series â€œThe Shopâ€œ saying, â€œIâ€™m just excited. [Iâ€™ve been drawing on] all of the things Iâ€™ve learned from and through my father and the incredible things Iâ€™ve learned through my mother about patience, about unconditional love.â€�