Republic RecordsAs Drake reflects on his incredible run over the past decade, he’s also commenting on the bumps he’s had along the way — including his well publicized feud with Pusha T.
In a rare interview with Rap Radar, Drizzy says he’s not looking to offer an olive branch after Pusha revealed in the 2018 diss track “The Story of Adidon” that the OVO CEO had a son named Adonis.
“[The] situation just went where it went and there is no turning back,” Drake says. “There’s something there that bothers him deeply and, yeah, I can’t fix it for him. It just is what it is…a lot of his issues with me, I can’t fix them for him.”
The Toronto rapper gives much credit for his decade-long success to Lil Wayne, who signed him to the Young Money label.
“I just wanted to be as important as Lil Wayne ’cause I felt like nobody ever was going to be as big as Lil Wayne,” he says. “I don’t know if they’ll ever be anybody that will work harder than that guy.”
A turning point in his career, Drake reveals, was 2010, when Wayne served eight months in prison.
“I always felt like, ‘O.K., I’m Wayne’s little brother and he’s depending on me to carry this name,'” Drake recalls. “I felt that obligation to everybody to really take things to whatever level I could take them.”
Drake says one thing that’s helped him attain the highest level of success has been making music that drives fans into a frenzy.
“It feels good to have people screaming those words back at you and they start moshing and they start going crazy,” he says.
Drake will host a pre-New Year’s Eve party on Monday at the XS nightclub in Las Vegas.
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