15 Of The Most Amazing Quotes From Drake’s Rolling Stone Interview
Right now the talk of the town is undoubtedly Drake's interview with Rolling Stone. He called Macklemore texting Kendrick "Wack as fuck," threw some jabs at Kanye and then went on twitter and refuted the statement plus announced that he is done with doing interviews with magazines from now on. Rolling Stone also gave a rebuttal to Drake, saying that he's out of line. Well the full article is up now and it has tons of great quotes from Drake. Here is a list of the best ones.
On Drake's love for swimming pools
"One of my goals in Life is to have the biggest residential pool on the planet."
Drake on being labeled "soft"
"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," says Drake. "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." He scowls, then shrugs. "I love it. I heart those photos when I see them on Instagram."
Drake discussing his current 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. That's my dog for life."
Drake on his current relationship status
"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," he says. "But I haven't met somebody that makes everybody else not matter."
Drake on Macklemore's text message to Kendrick
"That shit was wack as fuck," Drake says. "I was like, 'You won. Why are you posting your text messages? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn't deserve it, go get better – make better music.' It felt cheap. It didn't feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won? This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether people wanna say it's racial, or whether it's just the fact that he tapped into something we can't tap into. That's just how the cards fall. Own your shit." Drake felt slighted by the apology too. "To just name Kendrick? That shit made me feel funny. No, in that case, you robbed everybody. We all need text messages!"
Drake on his Peers
"I wanted to prove that there's distance between me and the people you consider to be my peers," he says. "I have something special."
Drake's dislike for rappers becoming art connoisseurs
"It's like Hov can't drop bars these days without at least four art references!" he says. "I would love to collect at some point, but I think the whole rap/art world thing is getting kind of corny."
Drake after emerging from James Turrell retrospective "Perceptual Cell"
"All my questions about life are answered!"
Drake on his Tattoos
"People don't know I have tats, because I keep them hidden,"
Drake on winter in Toronto
"Hell must feel like how Toronto feels on any given winter day, and winter lasts seven months. It's my favorite place in the world, but there's this cold, gloomy, dark vibe. It produces a certain sound."
Drake on Jay Z and Kanye West "Ni**as in Paris"
"I was like, 'How did I not think of that?' – 'Ball so hard, that shit cray!' It was real rap shit, but it felt melodic; all the cadences felt so good."
Drake on making music with Kanye
"Kanye and me are friends; we're plotting on getting some work done together,"
Drake on Kanye's rhymes on Yeezus
"There were some real questionable bars on there," he says. "Like that 'Swaghili' line? Come on, man. Even Fabolous wouldn't say some shit like that."
Drake on his deep respect for Kanye
Kanye's the reason I'm here. I love everything about that guy."
Drake comparing himself to Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross
"The other night, one of my good friends, Terrence Ross, scored, like, 51 points for the Raptors. People were going crazy, rejoicing: 'This guy is up next!' I was that guy at one point – refreshing and new and people wanted me to win. But it's like, there are guys that do that every night, and people get tired of them doing it. I feel like people are tired of me doing 40, 50 points. I gotta go put up 100 in one night for people to say, 'Damn!'"