Sandi slept on the first floor and Aubrey slept in the basement; they depended on financial help from her brother, who had taken over the Sher family business, manufacturing baby mattresses, car seats and cribs.
"There are jokes because of , because I'm Canadian, because I make music for women.
There are memes of guys crying to my music." He scowls, then shrugs. I heart those photos when I see them on Instagram."Drake just finished a national tour for his platinum third album, , and he's got some downtime before heading out to New York, where he'll perform at a Super Bowl concert organized by Diddy.
Bar mitzvahed in 1999, Drake must be the only pop artist alive who can both recite from the Torah and get away with constantly using the word "nigga" in his lyrics – his mother is white; his father is black.
See and More of the Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2013Drake's coup, building on the example of Kanye West, was to flout prevailing notions about what sort of background a rapper should come from and what kinds of things he should rap about: On one typically candid song, he drunk-dials a former flame and makes an ass of himself trying to woo her.
He was a mover and a shaker, a hustler: If you had it, he could sell it for you." In a song from 2009, Drake describes visiting Western Union to wire money to his dad, and wondering whether his father's professions of love are sincere or opportunistic.