Drake is ranked #3 on Entertainment Weekly’s list of top 30 greatest artist right now, Taylor Swift and Adele filled the top two spots. Find out why EW chose Drake for the 3rd spot.

“Why we love him: Because he’s not afraid to lift the curtain on his life in a genre generally known for treating emotional vulnerability like kryptonite. The Degrassi star-turned-mega-rapper has built his career on getting personal, peppering his confessional tracks with unfiltered accounts of his relationship to fame, women, and self-doubt. But that’s not to say the man lacks swagger; this is the guy, after all, who named his 2010 debut Thank Me Later.”