Drake will be in the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine where writer Jonah Weiner pays him a visit at his YOLO Estate in California.
‘Hip-Hop’s Lonely Prince’ is the title of the article and in this interview Drake is as candid as ever. Speaking on things ranging from Macklemore’s GRAMMY win and his relationship with Rihanna to wack bars from Kanye West, and more! The full issue will hit newsstands on tomorrow, but for now you can catch some excerpts below.
On His Relationship With Rihanna:
“She’s the ultimate fantasy. I mean, I think about it. Like ‘Man, that would be good’. We have fun together, she’s cool and shit. But we’re just friends, she’s my dog for life. I’m not after pussy like I was three years ago, when I was trying to make up for all the years when no girl would talk to me. But I haven’t met somebody that makes everybody else not matter.”
On Relationship With Kanye And His Yeezus Album:
“Kanye and me are friends; we’re plotting on getting some work done together. Kanye’s the reason I’m here. I love everything about that guy.”
On His YOLO Estate:
“I’m obsessed with, like, residential pools. One of my goals in life is to have the biggest residential pool on the planet. This house was the desktop image on my computer years before I bought it. I was like, ‘What are the world’s craziest residential pools?’ and when I searched online, this came up.” The seller, a steakhouse-chain restauranteur, “was at a low moment”. He needed more money.” [Drake snagged the property for $7.7 million] I stole it from him!”
On Emotional Meme’s Of Him:
“There’s these GIFs about me, these stupid stereotypes people have of me as this overly emotional character that cries in his room every night. There are jokes because of Degrassi, because I’m Canadian, because I make music for women. There are memes of guys crying to my music. I love it. I heart those photos when I see them on Instagram.”
On 2014 GRAMMY’s:
“It becomes more apparent how irrelevant our genre is to them. They were trying to utilize me to sell the show, requesting me to come and perform “Hold On, We’re Going Home” but they didn’t’ nominate it for anything! They’re calling me, e-mailing me every day to do some elaborate performance and bring them viewers, but I didn’t get a nomination for Album Of The Year. I didn’t get a nomination for Song Of The Year.”