Drake’s Plan E8: Owning The Charts
Drake’s Scorpion owned the charts in 2018. But even before that release Drake had already sold more music than Kanye West, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, and the Notorious B.I.G. This episode explores Drake’s approach to the idea of an album and how that groundbreaking streaming strategy has landed him on the charts more times than anyone in the history of music.
Series description: As 2019 comes to a close, CBC Music explores the rise of one of Canadian music’s biggest success stories of the past decade: Drake. This eight-part series explores how the the chart-breaking rapper has proved to be a master strategist — building an empire and solidifying himself as one of the savviest cultural icons in the game.