Drake Thanks... The Internet!
The Young Money star thinks the web was the key to his success…
Rapper Drake has looked back on his success so far and talkd about how the online world helped him gain a platinum-selling album and Grammy nominations.
Drizzy claims that he had no idea the net was so powerful and it’s been a great tool for him on his musical journey.
He told Global Grind:
"Initially, I think I just didn't know what would happen. I was this rapper with a little bit of buzz, the internet was taking over, and I didn't know the power of the internet at that point. The true power of social networking and the things we are so immersed in now.
"There wasn't an artist that had been 100% birthed from that outlet and I think to be discovered on MySpace, how I was found, and for it to somehow reach Lil Wayne's ears and for him to feel so confident about it and call me and to release a mixtape on the internet again and have a record somehow go #1 off a mixtape using the internet as a tool.
“It was all amazing because it was all a first, I can't remember that happening in my day. Even if you think of 50 Cent, Kanye West and Young Jeezy, I remember having hard copies of all of those tapes. I remember it being more about the radio."
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