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Lauryn Hill's son Joshua Omaru Marley has proven to be a master in the art of the #SubtleFlex (or in this case, the #HumbleBrag).
Marley took to SnapChat earlier this month to casually share a clip of him listening to a forthcoming collaboration between his mother and Drake, captioning the teaser, "Drake x Mom. Nobody has this but me." Naturally, fans nearly lost it, instantly taking to social media to repost the clip in excitement.
The full song hasn't yet been officially announced or released but after it was prematurely uploaded to SoundCloud earlier this week, one fan ended up being hit with a cease-and-desist letter from Universal Music Group in an attempt to prevent the track from spreading further.
The song in question is reportedly titled "Showin' Off," with the leak revealing that the track appears to include a sample of "Ex-Factor," which originally appeared on Hill's 1998 album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.
"With your phone out, gotta hit them angles / With your phone out snapping like you Fabo," Drake can be heard rhyming. "And you're showing off, but it's alright / And you're showing off, but it's alright / It's a short life."
Perhaps because ample Drizzy fans have already heard the song, the 6 God himself chose to address the situation, albeit vaguely, on social media. While commenting on a post from Nessel "Chubbs" Beezer, which congratulated Drake on the success of his "God's Plan" release, Drizzy wrote, "Next one soon splash."
While efforts to remove the track online and the snippet appear to be succeeding, with countless posts containing the audio having since been removed, at least one receipt shows proof of the track's official name and existence. See below.
NEXT DRAKE SINGLE IS TITLED “SHOWIN OFF” pic.twitter.com/N5lD8z56JD— peter savage aka 35 savage (@pdame72) March 14, 2018