The liquor was flowing freely as Drake kicked off Super Bowl XLVI weekend. The Canadian superstar headlined ESPN the Magazine’s 8th Annual NEXT party in Indianapolis on Friday night ahead of Sunday’s big game. He passed out drinks to the audience from the stage and performed crowd favorites including “The Motto” and “Headlines” before heading over to First Down Friday at Sensu, where the party continued into the early morning.
But it hasn’t been all fun and games for the Young Money MC as of late. Earlier in the week, a woman named Ericka Lee filed a lawsuit against Drake, claiming she co-wrote “Marvin’s Room” but never received credit. (She is the voice heard on the other end of the phone call.) She maintains that they had a romantic relationship, which Drake has denied. According to his attorneys, the issue was dealt with beforehand and has no merit.
“This claim is entirely without merit and our client has not engaged in any wrongful conduct,” Drake’s reps told The Hollywood Reporter. “Ericka Lee consented to the use of her voice in the song ‘Marvin’s Room’ prior to its release.”