Q | Season 7 | Oct 17, 2013 | 3:53

Drake on his "Success Addiction" on Q

Canadian hip-hop phenomenon Drake talks to Jian about what drives him to succeed in his every endeavour, flying in the face of Canadians' humble sensibilities.

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