Kanye West Says Drake Is Threatening Him and His Family in Explosive Twitter Rant: 'Leave Me Alone'
Kanye West claims Drake is threatening him in an explosive Twitter rant, which comes hours after he appeared to be ending their feud
On Thursday, just hours after West, 41, appeared to settle their beef, the Chicago rapper hopped back on Twitter with over 125 tweets, claiming Drake, 32, “called trying to [threaten] me.”
“So Drake if anything happens to me or anyone from my family you are the first suspect — so cut the tough talk,” West continued.
West tried to back up his claims of Drake being a threat by bringing up a violent incident involving fans and fellow rapper, Pusha T.
“The kid he had run on stage at Pusha’s concert is in critical condition,” West said alleging that Drake is behind the disturbance and Push’s Toronto concert in November. During Pusha’s performance, some irate audience members rushed the stage and splashed him with liquid.
The concertgoers were immediately and violently pushed back, ending with a victim in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times.
Drake and West have been feuding ever since Drake’s longtime rival Pusha, 41, released the song “Infrared” in May off of his album Daytona, which West produced. In the song, Pusha calls out Drake for allegedly using a ghostwriter.
A war of words ensued after the song’s release, with Drake and Pusha exchanging social media insults and diss tracks — the most scathing of which was Pusha’s “The Story of Adidon.” Among his attacks were rhymes mocking Drake’s newfound anger, supposed habit of walking away from relationships, his mother (by name), and one set of lyrics that exposed the fact that Drake had fathered a child with former adult-film star Sophie Brussaux (Drake would later verify the longtime rumors on Scorpion).
While Drake and West’s feud originally appeared to have transpired in recent months, West is now claiming it instead goes way back.
“Since the pool line he’s been tryin to poke at me and f— with me,” Kanye tweeted in reference to Drake’s lyric from “Summer Sixteen,” in which he raps “Now I got a house in LA, now I got a bigger pool than Ye/ And look man, Ye’s pool is nice, mine’s just bigger’s what I’m saying.”
West also says he took offense to Drake’s Yeezy diss on his joint track with French Montana “No Stylist.”
“Don’t ever speak on 350s,” West tweeted about his Adidas Yeezy sneakers.
The outspoken rapper then went on to claim that Drake also targets people suffering from mental illness.
“If I’m bipolar this kind of s— can get me ramped,” West, who has previously been diagnosed with the disorder, continued. “You pick on people with mental health issues.”
West even went as far as saying Drake wouldn’t even be where he is today without him.
“I’m the guy with the pink polo that made a way for him,” West wrote. “There would never be a drake without a Kanye west so never come out your mouth with a threat.”
“I’m your oxygen,” West continued.
“You trying to be a bully. I never been bullied in my life and I never will be. That’s why I made it this far in a pink polo,” West tweeted.
“How you gone text [Kris] but not speak to me,” West wrote.
“Please take the devil up out you bro,” West continued.
“Trust god bro God sees all Stop the act Cut the program,” West continued. “Never threatened [sic] north and saint and Chicago’s daddy bro,” West said of his three kids.
“Leave me and my family alone bro.”
West also took aim at Travis Scott, who is dating Kim’s younger sister Kylie Jenner. “How you gone be on Trav’s song coming at me. Trav should have never allowed that,” West wrote seemingly referring to “Sicko Mode” on Travis’ latest album Astroworld.
“F— that sickomode song Family first and always.”
“Trav is my family and let this met throw sneak disses at me for clout,” West added.
“People sold their souls You gotta a number one record but you got it by letting this dude diss your brother in law,” West said in a now-deleted tweet.
“I hit Trav earlier today Now he just hit me More threats.”
“It’s not about rap It’s about family We have to be close as a family and never let these people infiltrate just for radio spins,” he added.
After deleting some of his tweets about Travis, West changed his tune writing, “I actually like sickomode but I don’t like that that is was sneak disses.”
During his Twitter meltdown, West briefly professed his love for Drake writing, “I’m Ye bro Remember that I love you I would never intentionally hurt you That’s what I’ve been saying to you.”
“I will never put negative energy into a song,” West continued.
“Only positive energy.”
However, he then once again accused Drake of threatening his wife and his children North, 5, Saint, 3, Chicago, 10 months.
“You threatened the safety of me and my family,” West tweeted, “You tried to hurt my pockets.”
Kardashian also jumped into the fray to defend her husband. “Never threaten my husband or our family. He paved the way for there to be a Drake,” she wrote. “My husband is the most brilliant person, the most genius person that I know. He has broken so many boundaries, everything from music, stage design, fashion and culture and will continue to change the world.”
West finally ended the Twitter takedown by writing, “All positive vibes. All love. Mediate in positivity.”
Drake has not addressed West’s accusations beyond his earlier emoji-filled Instagram Story, and a representative for the rapper declined to comment on the tweets.
Scott also hasn’t responded to West’s accusations. A rep for the rapper did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.