Noah “40” Shebib Explains Kanye West’s Writing Credit On Drake’s “Two Birds, One Stone”

blame it on Patrick Glynn November 1, 2016

Drake released four new songs last week, and none of them received more chatter than ‘Two Birds, One Stone,” which featured disses toward Kid Cudi and (seemingly) Pusha T — or, at least rappers who say they hustled in the streets but Drake doesn’t believe them.

Once “Two Birds, One Stone” was released on TiDAL, the song’s producer and songwriting credits came with it. Kanye West, oddly, was listed as producer, composer and lyricist. This came soon after Kanye showed support for Cudi’s mental health situation, which Drake went after on the song.

Rumors began to swirl if Kanye was sampled on the song, or maybe he wrote some lyrics throughout the track, which would’ve been odd considering Drake dissed his label’s president and

It turns out, though, Kanye simply helped produce the song.

“Me and Kanye produced the track,” 40 told Genius. “I made it from some drums he had given me. Not quite the elaborate story the world is looking for.”

And given how much time Drake and Kanye have been spending in the studio together, it’d make sense some of Kanye’s drums would cross 40’s path.