by Keith Nelson Jr (@JusAire)
(AllHipHop News) Dennis Graham fathered Drake, told him he would not be as successful as him and watched his son prove him wrong. In a recent interview with XXL, the star of Drake’s “Worst Behaviour” video speaks on raising Drake in Memphis, Kendrick Lamar’s disparaging remarks towards his son and more.
Drake father explains that due to Memphis’ historically bustling music scene and his own immersion in the scene during Drake’s formative years, the Toronto MC has been embraced and mingled with some past and present stars. He even goes on to hint at a possible collaboration between Drake and a certain soul legend:
It’s a music city; a lot of people came out of Memphis. Drake used to hang out with Yo Gotti when he turned 18. I used to bring him to Memphis and he’d go out with Yo Gotti and they’d hang together. Juicy J, I know all of them, Drake knows them. Even Al Green wants to do a collaboration with him. I don’t know what’s going to happen between Drake and Al Green. B.B. King, everybody loves him.
When the conversation turned to his son’s newest frenemy Kendrick Lamar, he made sure to address the elephant in the room:
Kendrick? Okay, I like him. I don’t know what stuff he was talking about. I don’t know what that was. Everybody wants to say they’re the best rapper in the world, I guess everybody should think that about themselves.
Mr. Graham failed to update fans on the collaboration with Drake, “Heart of the Moment” which Drake told MTV was going to be a bonus track on Nothing Was The Same.