Chasing Drake: Toronto Star Article

Here is an excerpt. “In just the past two weeks:

June 6: Drake’s managers say they plan to sue Canadian Money Entertainment for selling an unauthorized album, The Girls Love Drake, which features selections from So Far Gone.

June 7: His unscheduled cameo at Hot 97 FM’s annual summer concert at Giants Stadium is thunderously received. It’s considered an anointing by the Big Apple’s hip-hop cognoscenti.

June 10: At the Black Eyed Peas’ CD release party in NYC, Drake is photographed with singer Rihanna, fuelling rumours that they’re an item. He has said they are friends, collaborating on her next album.

June 14: Kanye West directs the video for Drake’s “Best I Ever Had.” Jay-Z and Common are spotted on the New York set.

June 15: It’s announced that Drake is going back on tour with Lil Wayne (the pair hit the Molson Amphitheatre Aug. 4), and will appear on the lead single for Jay-Z’s forthcoming album. The same day, he performs on The Tonight Show alongside Jamie Foxx.

June 16: Complex magazine nominates So Far Gone the third best album so far of 2009.

June 18: Drake is named as an MMVA presenter.” Read the article here.

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