It's not just that Drake grabbed Kendrick for the Club Paradise tour, exposing the rapper to a much larger audience than he'd previously been exposed. It's not just the Take Care guest spot.
Kendrick Lamar's two biggest charting singles, his only two to receive plaques, both owe Drake a debt. "Swimming Pools (Drank)" is produced by Drake collaborator T-Minus, and the overall vibe is pretty OVO. "Poetic Justice," meanwhile, banked off of Drake's guest verse.