Issa Rae has long been a stan of Drake from afar over the course of both their careers. The pair of talented entertainers found themselves at the same afterparty following the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, where Drizzy set the vibe of the party holding down DJ duties, but he allegedly had his eye on the Insecure star before he departed to another Netflix gathering he was booked to host.
According to E! News, the Toronto native “made his whole group stop so he could go talk to her.” Drake wanted to test his chances of having Issa join him at the Netflix party later that night. The report says Rae politely turned him down in a “thanks, but no thanks” manner.
Issa hilariously responded to the E! News report on Twitter by creating an alternate headline in reply that read, “*Obsessed Fan Who Dedicated Entire Season to Artist Continues to Shamelessly Fangirl When She Sees Him at Party Later.” The Stanford University alum didn’t confirm nor deny the allegations, but decided to have fun with the report.
She did, however, compliment the OVO artist’s curating abilities as a DJ in a Snapchat video that night. “I was at a party where Drake was the DJ, and I must say that he was a phenomenal DJ,” she says in the clip. “He played all the correct tracks. The playlist was simply correct.”
Watch Issa’s Snapchat posts below, and be on the lookout for a cryptic Drake response to the flying rumors.
*Obsessed Fan Who Dedicated Entire Season to Artist Continues to Shamelessly Fangirl When She Sees Him at Party Later https://t.co/RggtVnc55f
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) January 12, 2018
Issa Rae fangirling over Drake’s DJ set at the Golden Globes Netflix afterparty — pic.twitter.com/n3hmJNVOHa
— Word On Road (@WordOnRd) January 10, 2018