In an interview with Tidal’s Rap Radar, Drake spoke about collaborating with Nigerian singer-songwriter WizKid on One Dance and Come Closer, and how that helped introduce the Afrobeats genre to a wider audience. Some people took issue with Drake’s comments, while others agreed that he helped put the genre on the map.
Drake on critics that label him a culture vulture or appropriator
Does he help more than hurt?
— New Wave Magazine (@NWMagazine) December 26, 2019
“I do think that genre deserved to get this popular and I’m very happy that I was able to even be part of that conversation.” — Drake