Drake Is Contemplating a ‘Graceful Exit’ From Music Industry

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The tip of an period? Drake hinted that he’s enthusiastic about stepping again from the music trade — however he’s not fairly prepared to totally retire.

“Effectively, I believe on a broader scale, I believe I’m on the level now the place I simply wanna — I really feel like perhaps we talked about this the opposite day — however I really feel like I’m form of introducing the idea in my thoughts of a swish exit,” the “Hotline Bling” rapper, 36, mentioned throughout an interview with Lil Yachty printed on his FUTUREMOOD YouTube channel on Friday, February 24.

The “Broccoli” rapper, 25, had requested the Canada native what’s left “to even seek for or need” after reaching the large success that he has over the previous decade.

“I really feel like lots of people that I’ve watched because the years have gone on, it’s a extremely addictive aggressive house,” the Grammy winner informed Yachty, whose actual identify is Miles Parks McCollum. “Oftentimes you’re hooked on the competitors itself.”

The Degrassi: The Subsequent Technology alum defined that he’s not prepared for a full-on retirement, however indicated that he plans to cease making his personal music when he feels he has nothing left to say that’s new.

Drake Hints He's Considering a 'Graceful Exit' From Music Industry: I Won't 'Force Myself to Compete'

Drake in live performance throughout the Summer season Sixteen tour in Chicago on October 5, 2016.

“I’m not prepared now, however to gracefully proceed making tasks which might be extraordinarily fascinating and hopefully cherished by folks, after which to seek out the appropriate time to say, ‘I can’t wait to see what the following technology does,’” the “Good for What” artist mentioned. “I’ll nonetheless be round to work with folks or do a present right here or there, however I’m not going to drive myself to compete. I might love to simply see what the following technology does. at any time when that point is. So, I suppose that’s the one factor that I need for myself actually badly.”

The Euphoria government producer has had a particularly prolific run since releasing his debut album, Thank Me Later, in 2010. He’s since dropped six extra solo full-length albums, three mixtapes, a number of EPs and collaborative releases with Future and 21 Savage. He has offered extra digital singles than some other artist in U.S. historical past and holds the report for many Billboard Music Awards, with a complete of 34.

“I’m actually self-conscious about my music, and even when I do a superb job, I at all times marvel how I may have performed it higher,” the “Take Care” musician mentioned in Might 2021 whereas accepting Billboard‘s Artist of the Decade Award for the 2010s. “I hardly ever ever have fun something. And only for anybody watching this questioning how this occurred, that’s actually the reply — it’s being so uncertain the way you’re getting it performed that you just simply kinda maintain going within the hopes of determining the method.”