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Drake uses deadly sports reference for Meek Mill diss cover art

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Drake dropped his Meek Mill diss track "Back to Back," and he picked a very curious cover photo for the song. Yes, that's Joe Carter from the 1993 World Series when the Blue Jays beat the Phillies on a walk-off home run to win -- wait for it -- back-to-back World Series.


Meek Mill is from Philadelphia. We all know Drake is from Toronto. So this sports reference was like peanut butter and jelly. Here's the deal: It's beyond easy to make fun of Drake for changing his sports allegiances like I change the water filter in my refrigerator, but credit where it's due for not only using an apt sports reference, but having the gusto to use baseball in a diss track.

More importantly, it gives you a reason to rewatch Joe Carter's home run, which is awesome for anyone who lives outside of Philly.

Here's to you, Drizzy. Sure you couldn't find a Toronto Raptors reference to use, but you gave us so much more.

Update: Joe Carter took notice! 

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