Drake was interviewed by Elliott Wilson on Sunday night as part of his CRWN interview series. Early on, highlights included Drake pouring champagne for a mother who is in the front row and the Toronto native confirming that he has collaborated with the Wu-Tang Clan, whom he honored with his song "Wu-Tang Forever" on his upcoming album, Nothing Was The Same.
"GFK called me up during rehearsal & told me I know I got this fake twitter account talking talk, but you're one of my favorite MC's"— Chris Uño (@CRS_One) September 23, 2013
Drake confirmed he's got a track w/ the Wu. It's coming soon. #JustWaitOnIt— Chris Uño (@CRS_One) September 23, 2013
UPDATE: Drake and Wilson talked about Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse. Apparently, the two met each other at the MTV Video Music Awards and the encounter was peaceful.
"I Saw him 5 days later @ the VMA's & it was all love"— Chris Uño (@CRS_One) September 23, 2013
Drake said that "Pound Cake" was intended for Jay Z's last album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The song came about when he was working with Beyonce in the studio.
When asked about Miley Cyrus' controversial performance at the VMAs, Drake said that he had not watched it.
'Pound Cake' was originally meant for Magna Carta, however Drake asked for it back and the song turned into what it is. #crwn— Word On Road (@WordOnRd) September 23, 2013
Drake confirmed that the music video for "Hold On, We're Going Home" will be coming out this week.
Hold On Video dropping this week. #CRWN— Chris Uño (@CRS_One) September 23, 2013
Speaking on his appearance for Justin Timberlake's upcoming The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2), Drake said that he will be channeling the spirit of the incarcerated Lil Boosie on the song, "Cabaret."
"On Cabaret: I gave him 24 bars, I went in! I may have even sang a Lil boosie song!"— Chris Uño (@CRS_One) September 23, 2013
Drake just said he sings a Lil Boosie song in the middle of his verse on Justin Timberlake's next album. This is a real thing. #CRWN— ItsTheReal (@itsthereal) September 23, 2013
Drake was asked about "Too Much," his collaboration with Sampha that he premiered on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. He said that the disclaimer he gave prior to the performance was for his mother. When he played the song for her prior to his television appearance, she got upset that he had not had a conversation with her prior to putting it down in music. Drake explained that in his mind, they had already had numerous conversations, and so he felt that he needed to get it off his chest in the booth.
Drake asked his mother to listen to 'Too Much' days before Fallon. The song upset her. He gave that disclaimer for her.— JasFly (@JasFly) September 23, 2013
Elliott Wilson's CRWN interview with Drake will be available in three different segments, with the first part premiering on Myspace this Wednesday, September 25.
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