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Drake Notices 'Girls Love Beyonce'

Rapper borrows 'Say My Name' hook on new song

April 16, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Drake performs in New York, New York.
Drake performs in New York, New York.
Tracy Allison

For all his braggadocio, Drake has a somber side, too, on songs examining twisted relationships and the insecurities they breed. Drizzy waves another such tale on new cut "Girls Love Beyoncé" – just posted to the October's Very Own SoundCloud page – pining for that special person "that'll help me think of someone but myself." Drake drives the point home with the unforgettable refrain from the Destiny's Child hit "Say My Name," enlisting singer James Fauntleroy for the hook.

Drake Releases New Single, 'Started From the Bottom'

Drake recently appeared on DJ Khaled's latest cut "No New Friends" and has also released two other originals – "Started From the Bottom" and "5AM in Toronto" – which could appear on his upcoming record Nothing Was the Same.

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