With Canadian rapper, Drake‘s release of his fourth studio album, VIEWS today (April 29), the music blogosphere have been buzzing with reactions to the new project.
In the midst of the buzz, the Toronto native sat down with Billboard to give an insight on the creative processes and models embraced in crafting the album.
One interesting topic the OVO founder touched on is his current relationship with Young Money label mate, Nicki Minaj. The pair was once rumoured to be lovebirds, with both alluding to the insinuations on several songs.
With many curious to know what impact his infamous squabble with Nicki’s boyfriend, MMG rapper Meek Mill has had on his once blossoming relationship with Nicki, Drake revealed he hasn’t spoken to her in a while.
The ‘Started From the Bottom’ hitmaker was widely considered by many to have emerged victorious in the feud, but his relationship with Nicki has been left strained.
‘I don’t really talk to Nicki. Another person I have a lot of love for … She dealt with me how I would expect her to — with class. I always have respect and love for her. Unfortunately, we haven’t spoke,’ he told Billboard.