Boyfriend Cordae Raps About His Relationship With Naomi Osaka in His Latest Releases

Published 04/24/2021, 6:17 AM EDT
Tennis – A Day at the Drive Exhibition – Memorial Drive Tennis Club, Adelaide, Australia – January 29, 2021 Japan’s Naomi Osaka talks to the media at A Day at The Drive REUTERS/Morgan Sette


World No. 2 Naomi Osaka is one of the most settled individuals in life. In recent times, she has enjoyed tremendous success on the tennis courts and off it too. Besides, in her personal life, she’s in a positive space and is in a gratified relationship with American rapper Cordae.

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Recently, the rapper mentioned his girlfriend Naomi Osaka in two of his latest releases. In the first track ‘More Life’, he proudly praises Naomi and termed her a tennis star. In the second track ‘Dream in Color’, he goes on to say Naomi would forfeit a tennis match to remove time to meet his grandmother and indirectly mentioned he can’t afford to ever lose her in life.

Tennis – Australian Open – Women’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 20, 2021, Japan’s Naomi Osaka gives an interview as she celebrates with the trophy after winning her final match against Jennifer Brady of the U.S. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Cordae often cheers for Naomi Osaka at the matches

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This is Cordae’s first album since 2019. However, he has remained in the limelight due to his appearances at his girlfriend’s tennis matches. It is not the first time the American rapper has mentioned Naomi in his songs. The pair have been in a relationship since 2020. Although, they dated for a year before going public with their affair.

Moving onto tennis, Naomi Osaka began her season at the exhibition event in Adelaide, ‘A Day at the Drive’. During the event, she lost to American legend Serena Williams. After that, she competed at the warm-up tournament towards the first Grand Slam tournament of the season.

Mar 29, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Naomi Osaka of Japan hits a backhand against Elise Mertens of Belgium (not pictured) in the fourth round in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Naomi Osaka won her second Australian Open title this year

However, she pulled out of the event before her semifinal match due to a minor injury. Later, she featured at the Australian Open and got her revenge over Williams in the semifinal. After winning the final, she lifted her fourth Grand Slam title in Melbourne. 

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She was seen in Miami, competing at the first WTA 1000 event of the season. Unfortunately, she lost to Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari and that result led to her 23-match winning streak come to an end. She is scheduled to play her first clay-court WTA 1000 event of the season in Madrid next week.

 
 
 
 
 
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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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