iCloud syncing "Active" yet turned off in system settings?

First off, iCloud cue/loop syncing has never worked for me. This across multiple phones, iPads, and MacBooks. I’ve followed the troubleshooting instructions but it’s never worked.

With the release of 5.0 I’ve decided to try it again. Still doesn’t work for me.

As part of troubleshooting, I’ve disabled the setting for djay in Settings->iCloud->iCloud Drive:

Then I restarted djay and the iCloud status was “Initializing”. I figured it would come back with an error, but instead…

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How is this possible? I thought it used iCloud Drive to sync. Even when iCloud Drive is turned on for djay, I can never find any directories my drive, unlike all the other apps that use Drive for storage.