- Canada's Drake has shared why cannot afford to forget Bow Wow's influence on his music career
- Despite his colourful music career, Drake remains humble and recognizes the US rapper, Bow Wow saying he would be nothing without him
- In the midst of the praise on Bow Wow by Drake, rapper Soulja Boy has also aired his views
Canadian hitmaker Drake has just heaped praise on what many might call a rap legend Bow Wow, saying he wouldn't be where he is if it were not for his notable guest.
The 34-year-old singer and songwriter have earned a spot in the majestic Billboard Hot 100 debut where his three songs top the charts.
On the latest occasion he saw befitting a celebration, Drake opted for a '1-2-3' themed party and it consisted of a cake where the likes of Bow Wow were part of as well as a number of notable visitors.
The esteemed rapper also appeared in a series of videos together with Drake as the hitmaker showcased on Instagram.
Drake spoke highly of the Bounce With Me singer, thus confirming his acknowledgement for the role played and influence Bow Wow had in his music career.
“I wanna thank you, man”, before Bow Wow interjected, offering his congratulations,” Drake said in the video.
Drake continued to shower the 34-year-old with praise and emphasized that he wouldn't be where he is today had it not been for the one-time actor. The Dreams Money Can Buy singer added:
“I had to link with Wizzle. Everybody wants to have drinks and everybody wants to celebrate and turn up and, you know, I just had to see Wizzle. I had to see Wizzle in person.
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“If it wasn’t for you, there wouldn’t be no me. That’s why — you know the rest, that’s why I’mma rock with y’all forever more.”
Meanwhile, the news of Drake praising Bow Wow has sparked some criticism from the likes of Soulja Boy.
He alleged that Drake stole his bar but couldn't thank him:
“That n*gga drake is hilarious. Dude stole my whole bar then thanked Bow Wow.”
Legit.ng previously reported that Drake was trending a few weeks ago on Twitter after dropping his three-track EP titled Scary Hours 2 on Friday morning, 5 March.
The popular rapper features Lil Baby and Rick Ross in his new project and has been well received by his fans.
This website had it that the talented musician dropped the EP to keep his fans busy while he prepares to drop his highly-anticipated album Certified Lover Boy later this year.
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