Canadian Hitmaker Drake Praises Influential US Rapper Bow Wow

Canadian Hitmaker Drake Praises Influential US Rapper Bow Wow

- 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 recognises the US rapper Bow Wow, saying he would be nothing without him

- In the midst of the praise heaped on Bow Wow by Drake, rapper Soulja Boy has also aired his views

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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 friend.

The 34-year-old singer and songwriter has earned a spot in the majestic Billboard Hot 100 debut where his three songs are topping the charts.

On the latest occasion he saw befitting a celebration, Drake opted for a '1-2-3' themed party and it involved a cake and a party where the likes of Bow Wow and others were part of as well as a number of notable visitors.

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The esteemed rapper also appeared in a series of videos together with Drake as the hitmaker showcased his win on Instagram.

Musician Drake has heaped praise on US Rapper Bow Wow. Image: Paras Griffin/Getty Images
Musician Drake has heaped praise on US Rapper Bow Wow. Image: Paras Griffin/Getty Images
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Drake spoke highly of the Bounce With Me singer, thus confirming his acknowledgement of the role played and influence that Bow Wow had on his music career. Drake said in the video:

“I wanna thank you, man."

Bow Wow then interjected, offering his congratulations.

Drake continued to shower the 34-year-old with praise and emphasised 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.
“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.”

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Meanwhile, the news of Drake praising Bow Wow has sparked some criticism from the likes of Soulja Boy. He alleges that Drake stole his bar but couldn't even thank him:

“That n*gga Drake is hilarious. Dude stole my whole bar then thanked Bow Wow.” 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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