Drake Says Posting His Son’s Photos Was A Move To “Free” Himself

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Drake is finally opening up about why he chose to share photos of his son, Adonis, on Instagram, and it’s basically because he just felt like it. 
“I posted those pictures. It was great for me. It was great to just share that with the world and I just felt like...It wasn't even anything I talked to anybody about or anything I planned. I just woke up one morning and I was like, you know what? This is just something that I want to do,” he explained to Lil Wayne during an appearance on Lil Wayne’s Young Money Radio on Apple Music.
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While Drake has always been open about his personal life, he has stayed quiet about sharing his son with the world — he only admitted that he was a father after Pusha T revealed the secret on the diss track "Story of Adidon" during their fiery rap beef.
Over two years later, and just a few months after sharing photos of Adonis, along with a thoughtful note on Instagram, Drake decided to set the record straight. 
He explained he really just wants to enjoy life with his son, even if being a celebrity adds some complications, telling Wayne, “I want to be able to go places with my son and share memories with my son. I don't want to feel like just because of a life choice I made to be a ‘celebrity’ that I got to make everybody live under this blanket. So, I just wanted to free myself of that.”
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Drake continued, telling Wayne how he inspired him as a father. “[It] was really inspiring for me just to know that I can still keep pushing forward as a musician and be there for my son,” he said.
Just trying to get that work-life balance in check. We feel you, Drake.
Listen to the full audio here:
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