Soon after the song was released, Drake explained the lyric.
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The Complete History Of Nicki Minaj & Drake's Relationship
10. Soon after the song was released, Drake explained the lyric.
Drizzy admitted that although the two label-mates were cool when it dropped, eight or nine months earlier they weren't talking. "I choose to express personal things in my music and I don't ever do it with malice. I hope that when she hears that line, she understands that what I'm saying is that she's necessary in my life and that I care about her. It's never with bad intentions. I did express that, and I did also fix that, which I'm happy about."