D.R.A.M On Drake's 'Hotline Bling': "I Feel Like I Got Jacked For My Record"

20 October 2015, 14:56


You might not have noticed, but Drizzy's latest cut sounds a lot like D.R.A.M's 'Cha Cha.'

If you're wondering where on earth you recognise the beat on 'Hotline Bling' from, chances are it's because you've also spent time listening to Virginian rapper D.R.A.M's 'Cha Cha.'

The song was a big hit over the summer, racking up over eight million views on YouTube. But ever since Drake dropped 'Hotline Bling' all people have been talking about is how similar the two songs sound.

Listen to D.R.A.M's 'Cha Cha' below:

When a short video snippet of Drake performing 'Hotline Bling' at his barber's wedding surfaced online back in July, everyone assumed it was a 'Cha Cha' remix, but Drizzy has not actually admitted to sampling, or being 'inspired' by D.R.A.M's song.

After endless tweets on his timeline about the two tracks similarities, D.R.A.M chose to speak up on the situation. 

In fact, the song Drake's 'Hotline Bling' does sample is Timmy Thomas' 1972 track 'Why Can't We Live Together.'

Watch the official music video for Drake's 'Hotline Bling'.