Monday, 19 August, 2019

Drake Celebrates Surpassing The Beatles' Longstanding Records With 'Abbey Road'-Inspired Tattoo

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Lora Ball | 14 August, 2019, 07:00

Drake has more slaps than The Beatles, and he's making it known.

Thousands of Beatles fans recently converged on the crossing to mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary photo, so it's fair to say they weren't pleased about Drake's new ink. The ink on his left forearm, which was revealed by Word On Road, shows the Toronto rapper standing in front of The Beatles in an image inspired by the band's Abbey Road album cover.

Drake has sold more than 150 million records worldwide and has picked up four Grammy Awards for his work.

Drake is facing backlash for his latest tattoo as people think he's throwing shade at The Beatles.

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And I was just - know how to - I know what I need to do to hopefully try to get a win (on Friday), and it helped a little bit". The 37-year-old is looking to shore up her hardcourt game for the August 26-to-Sept. "But, yeah, I'm not really mad at this.

Fans - even Drake fans, for that matter - aren't exactly applauding the rapper for the tattoo.

Drake's new tattoo comes almost a year after he set a new record for the highest number of Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 songs in a single calendar year, surpassing The Beatles, who earned 11 top 10 songs in their breakout year of 1964. "God's Plan" spent 11 weeks at No. 1, "In My Feelings" spent 10 weeks at No. 1, and "Nice For What" charted for eight weeks.

With the release of his album Scorpion in June 2018, the illustrious rapper and record producer surpassed the Beatles' record for most songs simultaneously listed in the Billboard Hot 100's Top 10, with seven tracks. He's also beaten the group's record of total tracks on the Hot 100's Top 10 in one year, and passed their record of Hot 100 Top 10s ever.

In the original album cover in which Drizzy derived his tatt is one of the most iconic album arts in music history.

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