Drake might not have scored any trophies at this previous Monday’s MTV Video Music Awards — heck, he didn’t even present up on the ceremony — however no less than he’s successful over younger minds.
The rapper, whose double LP “Scorpion” is 2018’s biggest-selling album to this point, has grow to be the unlikely supply of back-to-school inspo in faculties throughout the nation this week. Educators are altering the lyrics of his viral summer season smash “In My Emotions” to supply motivational messages to college students.
“Kiki, are you studying?/Are you writing?/Are you down with data?/Trigger I would like ya/And I would like ya/To go to varsity!” reads one bulletin-board show in a South Carolina elementary faculty.
One other take seen on social media reads: “Kiki, do you research/Are you studying/Say you’ll by no means ever cease studying.”
In fact, Drake’s authentic lyrics aren’t fairly as scholarly: “Kiki, do you love me?/Are you using?/Say you’ll by no means, ever go away from beside me/’Trigger I would like ya/And I would like ya/And I’m down for you at all times.”
Drake’s kiddie cred bought a further enhance when the Toronto native was gifted a customized model of the traditional Monopoly board recreation at a hometown cease on Tuesday. The board options personalised references to Drake’s music and favourite native haunts, in addition to cash printed with the celebrity’s mug.
Drake will carry his Aubrey and the Three Migos tour — which options the Migos rap trio as opening act — to Madison Sq. Backyard for the primary of 4 live shows tonight. Right here’s hoping he sticks to the unique lyrics of “In My Emotions.” It’s nonetheless summer season, in spite of everything.