Drake posts sweet tribute to mother of his son Sophie Brussaux on Mother’s Day…after mending his once-contentious relationship with the former model
Drake posted a tribute to his former flame Sophie Brussaux to his Instagram Story on Sunday.
The 34-year-old hitmaker’s photo showed the mother of his child taking a selfie with their son Adonis, aged three; the artist later reposted the image to her own Story.
The post comes months after the singer mended his relationship with the former model, with whom he used to have a contentious relationship.
Sending a shout-out: Drake posted a tribute to his son Adonis’ mother Sophie Brussaux to his Instagram Story on Sunday following the mending of their previously contentious relationship
The Forever songwriter also added a brief text graphic to the post’s image that read: ‘Happy Mother’s Day big mama @sophieknowsbetter.’
Drake and Brussaux were first linked in 2017, although the circumstances behind their first meeting are still unclear.
The two managed to keep their relationship under wraps until the rapper became embroiled in a feud with fellow songwriter Pusha T, which eventually came to a head in 2018 with the release of the diss track The Story Of Adidon.
During the song, the 43-year-old hitmaker discussed the circumstances surrounding the birth of his rival’s son, including issues regarding child support and Drake’s relationship with his own father.
Moving fast: The Forever songwriter and his former flame were first linked in 2017, although the circumstances behind their first meeting are still unclear
Getting the word out: Although the rapper initially attempted to keep his son’s arrival private, his rival, Pusha T, broke the news about the child’s birth on his diss track The Story Of Adidon
Her pride and joy: Brussaux herself also posted to Instagram on Sunday, sharing snaps of herself with her little boy as she celebrated Mother’s Day
The rapper also wrote verses that mentioned the 31-year-old artist by name and referred to the Degrassi actor as a ‘deadbeat.’
Pusha T went on to reveal Drake’s child’s name to the world and at the same time chastise his rival for his conduct, as he rapped, ‘Adonis is your son/And he deserves more than an Adidas press run; that’s real. Love the baby, respect the girl.’
Shortly after the track was released, TMZ reported that the rapper had been making child support payments to Brussaux ever since the beginning of her pregnancy.
The hitmaker attempted to skirt around the rumors until the release of his 2018 album Scorpion, where he directly addressed the situation regarding his son.
Drake appeared to give a semblance of reasoning as to why he kept his child out of the public eye on the track Emotionless, as he rapped, ‘I wasn’t hidin’ my kid from the world/I was hidin’ the world from my kid.’
Making it official: Drake did not make any comments about his son until the release of his 2018 album Scorpion, where he addressed his conduct concerning his child
Although the Hotline Bling singer maintained a contentious connection with Brussaux for the first few years of his son’s life, their relationship seems to have improved significantly in recent months.
Earlier this year, the hitmaker made several references to both his child and the model on the collaborative track Lemon Pepper Freestyle, which was released in March.
During the track, Drake expressed that he and Brussaux were getting along as co-parents as he rapped, ‘I sent her the child support, she sent me the heart emoji.’
He also noted that his relationship with his son had improved as well, as he rhymed, ‘Recess hits, daddy probably made another M/School bell rings and I’m out there to get him again.’
Doting dad: The rapper has established a cordial relationship with Brussaux in recent months and has taken more interest in Adonis’ upbringing