Some drama has emerged between Drake and music critic Anthony Fantano.
The 36-year-old runs the 2.6 million subscriber YouTube channel The Needle Drop where he discusses and reviews a variety of different music genres.
He has openly slated the singer’s last few albums on his channel and isn’t his biggest fan, and Drake has clearly noticed.
The rapper took a swipe at the critic in his Instagram DMs this week, and he responded with a sarcastic video in which he shared some ‘fake’ DMs.
Anthony Fantano shares ‘fake’ DMs from Drake
On Thursday (Sept 15), the music critic uploaded a video on his second YouTube channel Fantano called “Drake Slid Into My DMs”.
In the eight minute clip, he exposed a number of messages that he claimed Drake had sent him on Instagram and showed some screenshots.
He claimed that he was in the garage lifting some weighs when he was distracted by receiving a message from the One Dance singer.
“I was reached out to by one of the biggest voices in the music industry, the raging Canadian himself, Champagne Papi aka Drake,” he said.
Music critic claims Drake sent cookie recipe
Anthony claimed that the “crazy and unexpected” message said: “Anthony! It’s Drizzy. I know we don’t always see eye-to-eye out music and that you are not the biggest fan of most of my albums.”
“But it is what it is you know, can always hope you like the next one,” it continued before taking a weird turn.
The music critic claimed Drake sent him a vegan cookie recipe that he wanted him to try, including a full list of ingredients and in-depth instructions on how to make them.
“I’d really appreciate it if you could give this a spin and let me know if it’s worth trying myself! Appreciate you! Drizzy out!” the message concluded.
“It’s insane that he messaged me,” Anthony then said before thanking him for thinking of him and saying: “You’re the best.”
Drake quickly responded to the video and claimed that the screenshots he posted were fake, which was pretty obvious already by the sarcasm.
Drake claps back at ‘fake’ DMs
Following the video, Drake took to his Instagram Story to share a screenshot of the real messages he actually sent the YouTuber, and there wasn’t a vegan cookie recipe in sight.
He mocked the music critic, saying: “Your existence is a light 1. And the 1 is cause you are alive.”
“And cause you somehow wifed a black girl,” the rapper continued before quipping again: “I’m feeling a light to decent 1 on your existence.”
According to Drake’s screenshot, the internet star read the message 21 hours ago but did not respond.
Instead of replying, he decided to react with the jokey YouTube video instead, in which he assumedly made up the funny vegan cookie DMs to clap back at the rapper.
Fans think the beef is hilarious
Fans have been taking to Twitter to share how funny they think the whole exchange is.
One person wrote: “I can’t believe drake got memed on by Anthony Fantano.”
“Drake calling Anthony Fantano’s existence a ‘light 1’ is the funniest hahahah,” said another.
A third person added: “Drake thinking about Anthony Fantano at 10 PM at night is wild tho.”
“Drake and Anthony Fantano in celebrity boxing, please,” someone else joked.
However, others are really confused, with some people thinking Drake actually did send the music critic a vegan cookie recipe.
“Did Drake just actually DM Anthony Fantano a vegan cookie recipe,” a fan said.
Someone else tweeted: “Why is Drake DMing Anthony Fantano vegan recipes? Lmao.”
At the time of writing this, Anthony hasn’t responded to Drake’s screenshot.