Drake's done playing humble, 'happy to be here' role

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In a Canadian broadcast exclusive, Jian speaks with Aubrey "Drake" Graham, the Canadian artist dubbed rap's "stylistic standard-bearer".

In a wide-ranging chat, Drake opens up on a childhood spent moving between the U.S. and Canada, why criticism from Toronto hurts the most, and why he's already thinking about his legacy at 26. 

"I'm not going to play this humble, shy, new guy -- like, 'happy to be here' role -- this time around," he told Jian. "I put in enough work ... and I want to make that known."

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This spot will be the centre for all things Drizzy: the audio from the two-part interview, an uncut video, and some bonus goods for you to graze. Share your thoughts on any of these pieces in the comment section below.

Drake Uncut (VIDEO)

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You can watch the full video embedded below, or check out themed excerpts of the interview right here on our site.

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A Drake Primer

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For those late to the Drake party, here's a primer on the rapper, singer, and songwriter's unique sound


Drake's Musical Lineage
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Drake has an impressive musical lineage; some familial, and some not:



Behind the Scenes
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