Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, is one of the most successful performers in the industry. Drake has achieved enormous success in the world of hip hop because not only is he a rapper, but he can sing too.
In a recent interview with The Jewish Chronicle, YMCMB Star Drake made the claim that he managed to one-up previously successful artists with the style.
“There were people who incorporated melody before me,” said Drake, “but I would deem myself the first person to successfully rap and sing.”
Drizzy says that his singing-meets-rapping style has had a trickledown effect in the Hip Hop community. “Yes, there are aspects of it that are new in the rap world. But it’s not a gimmick. I just sort of exist and people embrace it. I’m one of the few artists who gets to be himself every day. It doesn’t take me six hours to get ready and I don’t have to wake up in the morning and remember to act like this or talk like this. I just have to be me. That’s one of the favourite parts of my life – I’ve done this purely by being myself.”
What do you think about Drizzy’s Statement? Sound off…
LMAO @ this clown. What an idiot!
so he’s just going to forget about Lauryn Hill who won 5 grammy’s for her versatility?? ok..#IDIOT
What about Tupac and LL Cool J, Duh????
Uh he can’t really think he can sing….right?
Maybe it’s me
Bone thugs n harmony was the 1st successful singing & rap group! Check ur facts Aubrey!!!
Don’t forget about Nate Dogg
Oh yea and Missy too….that dude is a figgin clown that voice URKS me!!!!
Really guy? dont flatter urself. so Queen Latifah or Laryn Hill dont count?