Drake’s voice replaces Tupac and Snoop Dogg In viral fan edit of controversial ‘Taylor Made Freestyle’

Drake attends Drake's Till Death Do Us Part rap battle on October 30, 2021 in Long Beach, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

A Drake fan has replaced the AI voices of Tupac and Snoop Dogg with Drizzy’s own voice in a viral fan edit of ‘Taylor Made Freestyle‘.

Released on April 19 as a diss track aimed at Kendrick Lamar, ‘Taylor Made Freestyle’ featured the AI voices of the late West Coast rapper and Snoop. The song was later pulled from all streaming platforms and all of Drake’s social media accounts following a lawsuit threat from Tupac’s estate.

Following the release of the track, a Drizzy fan took the time to recreate the song with the use of AI to remove Tupac and Snoop and make Drake rap the song fully. “Someone used AI to add Drake’s voice back to Taylor Made Freestyle after Drake used it to change his voice to Pac and Snoop. What a time to be alive,” wrote a user on X/Twitter.

The ‘Headlines’ rapper was hit with a cease-and-desist letter by Tupac’s estate (per Billboard) following the release of ‘Taylor Made Freestyle’ and was told by litigator Howard King that his diss track must be taken down in less than 24 hours. If not, Tupac’s estate would go ahead and  “pursue all of its legal remedies” against him.

The letter – penned by King – read: “The Estate is deeply dismayed and disappointed by your unauthorized use of Tupac’s voice and personality. Not only is the record a flagrant violation of Tupac’s publicity and the estate’s legal rights, it is also a blatant abuse of the legacy of one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time. The Estate would never have given its approval for this use.”

It continued, taking issue with the rappers use of Tupac’s vocals to diss Kendrick Lamar: “The unauthorized, equally dismaying use of Tupac’s voice against Kendrick Lamar, a good friend to the Estate who has given nothing but respect to Tupac and his legacy publicly and privately, compounds the insult.”

Drake went on to release two more diss tracks aimed at the Pulitzer Prize winning rapper, ‘Family Matters‘ and ‘The Heart Part 6‘. Lamar went on to rebuttle with ‘Not Like Us’ and ‘Meet The Grahams’. ‘Not Like Us’ currently has over 232 million streams on Spotify and has sparked a TikTok trend while ‘The Heart Part 6’ has surpassed 1million dislikes on YouTube.

In other news, 21 Savage recently surprised fans at a recent Toronto concert by bringing out Drake despite the rapper’s feud with his friend, Metro Boomin.


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