In a Canadian broadcast exclusive, Jian speaks with Aubrey “Drake” Graham, the Canadian artist dubbed rap’s “stylistic standard-bearer”.
In a wide-ranging chat, Drake opens up on a childhood spent moving between the U.S. and Canada, why criticism from Toronto hurts the most, and why he’s already thinking about his legacy at 26.
“I’m not going to play this humble, shy, new guy — like, ‘happy to be here’ role — this time around,” he told Jian. “I put in enough work … and I want to make that known.”
Drake discussing his childhood, his years, on Degrassi, and going back
and forth between Toronto and Memphis as a kid:
Drake’s relationship to Toronto, and why he takes pains to rep the
city as much as he does:
Drake on his legacy, and why he cares so much about chasing success:
Drake discusses his newest album, “Nothing Was the Same”, and calls
out other rappers for bragging about themselves when they’re not as
good as he is.
Full Uncut Interview
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