I love how Drake’s at the point where he can just release two videos out of the blue with no regard for marketing pushes from his label or anything else to worry about. It’s similar to Kanye releasing “Theraflu” for no reason right after “Mercy,” just cause he felt that the people needed them both. So right after “HYFR” comes this more serious, sullen video from Drizzy and a very un-Rihanna looking Robin Fenty. As far as radio singles go, I’d be hard pressed to think of a record I like more than this one in the past year.
And if you want the inspiration, enjoy the classic from Bobby “Blue” Bland: