In the ongoing rap feud between Pusha T and Drake, the former used a photo of Drake in blackface as the cover for his latest diss track, "The Story of Adidon."
— Genius (@Genius) May 31, 2018
Drake has responded and posted a message explaining the blackface photo on his Instagram Stories.
Drake’s response to the “black face” photo pic.twitter.com/YFZF2E3OnR
— Stephen Dacres (@SRDtv) May 31, 2018
The "project" he speaks of is a short film that was released in 2008, right after he exited Degrassi before his rap career gained mainstream notoriety with the mixtape So Far Gone.
The short film is called Us & Them and co-stars Mazin Elsadig, another Degrassi star who he now refers to as "his best friend at the time" (Drake took digs at Elsadig on the 2013 song “Wu-Tang Forever").
You can watch the short film, which is just over 14 minutes, on YouTube. Although the plot of the film revolves around Elsadig and Drake as struggling actors going for the same role, the photo in question, blackface or anything related to either do not appear in the film.