June 9, 2010 – Drake interview with The New York Times
In a Q&A session with the gray lady, One Take Drake revealed how RiRi broke his heart. “I was a pawn,” he said of the relationship. “You know what she was doing to me? She was doing exactly what I’ve done to so many women throughout my life, which is show them quality time, then disappear,” he said. “I was like, wow, this feels terrible.”
June 10, 2010 – Rihanna interview with E!
While in Israel for a performance at the Orange Rockcorps concert, E!’s Ben Lyons asked Rihanna about her thoughts on working with Drake. Saying she would love to, she adds, “He’s very talented and one of the illest lyricists.”
June 15, 2010 – Drake interview with V103
Drake opened up even more about his relationship with Rihanna during his appearance on the Frank and Wanda show on the Atlanta radio station. ”I’m in such a confident position that I’m almost numb to feeling small,” he said about the RiRi situation. “It’s been so long since a woman has made me feel small and that’s a real emotion. When you want to be a part of a woman’s life and you are nervous, all of these things that maybe I was when I was 15 or 16, it’s just been a while since I felt like that.”
Sept 24, 2010 –Drake interview with MTV
In a short convo with the folks at MTV, Drizzy reveals that he has a new song coming with Rihanna.