How Have We Not Talked About Drake?

Seriously, how have we not mentioned Drake on Mixed Multitudes yet? What is wrong with us?

If you don’t know who Drake is, then you either a) don’t listen to your local hip-hop radio station b) never watched
Degrassi
c) don’t go to synagogue in Toronto on the High Holidays.

Drake exploded onto the music scene this summer with two huge hits, “Best I Ever Had” and “Every Girl.” What you may not expect from the guy is that he is actually a Jewish kid from Toronto. And he doesn’t shy from it either. Just check out the December cover of
Vibe
:

That’s right! He’s wearing the same number as my boy Omri Casspi.

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