Drake Criticizes Grammys, Addresses Meek Mill Beef in Revealing New Interview

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Tonight, Drake conducted an extensive interview with DJ Semtex on his OVO Sound radio show on Beats 1. Recorded on Monday, February 13, the Canadian artist addressed a slew of topics, including his album Views, the first time he experienced racism, the Grammys, the story behind why Kanye West and Jay Z didn’t make it to the final version of “Pop Style,” his love of grime, and much more. In a notable segment, Semtex asked Drake about how it felt when Meek Mill initially fired shots at him over accusations of ghostwriting. Drake called Mill’s decision to start beef “terrible” and “impulsive,” saying, “My mind was going a thousand miles a minute, I didn’t know who was going to be on a diss track or what he had ready. I thought this was three months in the making. When I dropped ‘Charged Up,’ just to kinda see what the preparation level was, I realized—oh wow you’re not ready.”

After explaining how his subsequent diss track “Back to Back” was created, Drake continued to reveal more…