During his recent interview with The Rap Radar Podcast, Drake opened up about allegations of cultural appropriation, claiming that he isn't because he contributes to the culture.
"The definition of appropriating a culture is not supporting that culture, doing songs with people who are deeply rooted in that culture, giving opportunity to people who are in that culture," Drizzy explained.
"That's not appropriating. Appropriating is taking it for your own personal gain and denying that it was ever inspired from this. That's the true disservice that somebody could do to the U.K., to dancehall, to afrobeats. Me, I've always... I ensure that not only paying all due respects verbally but... I make it a point to give opportunity."
In the past, Drake has been accused of appropriating both Jamaican and U.K. culture. His recent track "WAR" is a track heavily influenced by U.K. Grime music.
Is Drake right, or is he a culture vulture?