Drake performing at the 2015 OVO Festival at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto, Canada. His now legendary beef that year with the rapper Meek Mill was waged over social media, fed in part by memes made by super fans or stans.
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Drake reacts in the first half during Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. The rapper dropped new music in celebration of the Raptors championship win.
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Drake won the Best Rap Song Grammy for "God's Plan," which was the No. 1 song in America for 11 weeks in 2018. Speaking to his peers of the award, he said, "You don't need this."
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As hip-hop has become the most listened-to genre, Drake is perhaps its last true crossover artist: at home in pop and rap, radio and streaming. He will release his latest album, Scorpion, on June 29.
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