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So Drake apologized to MTV.  Quotes below.  Video below that.  I like how he handles the situation.

  • …a new artist that has made this long journey to meet from another country, they may not be their biggest priority, so they may get pushed to the side. The situation, I don’t want to get into too many details. It was basically me feeling trapped. I was courted by somebody and then they just axed everything. I was stuck. They disappeared. And I couldn’t find anybody to talk to about the situation. And then to meet again a year later and to have this person forget they ever met me and say that I should go meet at their office so we can talk about signing me. I was kind of in one of those moments like, For real?
  • I can definitely say for me, for furthering the negativity, I can definitely say I apologize,” Drake told MTV News. “I don’t know her [Sylvia] personally to discredit her character. It’s not the right thing to do.

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Billboard did a really interesting write up on the feud between Drake and Universal Motown President Sylvia Rhone.  He told Fader in a recent interview “I went through Universal Republic because I don’t fuck with Motown, at all,“.  It basically seems to stem from the fact that before Drake got his crazy buzz he auditioned for Sylvia, and she passed on him.  Sylvia basically wants Drake to show up under Universal/Motown on the charts because she is spending all the money to market them.  You can tell how fucked up the industry is, because 5 years ago the majors would not let this type of shit fly from an artist.  They are just so desperate for money that they have to take his shit.