Ariana Grande Shut Down The Kanye West & Drake Twitter Drama To Promote "Imagine" & It Was Perfection
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And since most Twitter users were watching and dissecting West's tweets and following the feud, Grande jokingly weighed in on the whole ordeal, in order to ensure that her new single — and the one that her friend, Miley Cyrus, was releasing at the same time — didn't get lost in the shuffle.
"Guys, i know there are grown men arguing online rn but miley and i dropping our beautiful, new songs tonight so if y'all could please jus behave for just like a few hours so the girls can shine that'd be so sick thank u," Grande tweeted just a few hours before she finally shared "Imagine" with her fans after teasing the track all week.
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guys, i know there are grown men arguing online rn but miley and i dropping our beautiful, new songs tonight so if y'all could please jus behave for just like a few hours so the girls can shine that'd be so sick thank u
"A lot of this album mourns failed yet important, beautiful relationships in my life (as well as celebrates growth / exploring new independence)," Grande explained. "But for those of you asking about imagine: i would say if 'thank u, next' = acceptance... 'imagine' = denial. hope that makes sense."
With Grande ready to be more honest than ever before, it's no wonder she wants to make sure that her fans are ready for all of her latest releases — even if that means wading into the rap feud of the year in order to recapture their attention.
As our president’s innumerable crimes threaten to catch up to him, the world’s social media juggernauts seed global unrest, and two of the most powerful artists break the internet with their petty bullshit, a pair of pop luminaries have emerged with songs designed specifically to chill us the fuck out.
Ariana Grande, who just shared an anthem for the romantically exhausted with “Thank U, Next,” shared the soothing, optimistic “Imagine” on Thursday night, while Miley Cyrus gave us another taste of her ongoing Mark Ronson partnership with “Happy Xmas (War is Over),” a John Lennon cover that features his son, Sean Lennon.
Grande specifically called out Kanye’s exhausting tweetstorm, which was more or less dominating the online sphere. “Guys, I know there are grown men arguing online rn,” she tweeted, “but miley and I [are] dropping our beautiful, new songs tonight so if y’all could please just behave for just like a few hours so the girls can shine that’d be so sick thank u.”
Cyrus quote-tweeted Grande’s message. “Didn’t they hear the news?! War IS over! Thank you, next!” she wrote.