Drake recently addressed the negative reaction to his co-signs while co-hosting BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Rap Show with Tiffany Calver. The comments were responding to UK rapper Wiley’s most recent “culture vulture” allegations, but the OVO boss has long faced criticism for his history of collaborating with emerging artists and taking inspiration from a diverse array of music scenes. To discuss whether Drake truly helps new artists and gives back to genres which have influenced his sound, Genius’ Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman convened a panel with Meka Udoh, label development manager at Ingrooves Music Group and co-founder of 2DopeBoyz, Mouse Jones, host of the Clubhouse podcast and BET’s Colorways and Toe Boxes, and cultural critic Seren Sensei on the latest episode of For The Record.

More about: