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Drake's "Dark Lane Demo Tapes" Is Plain and Undistinguished

Aubrey Graham's latest mixtape isn't groundbreaking in any way, but it's not meant to be.

To criticize Drake is to open a can of worms.

At the end of the decade, Drake was trailed by many qualms. From the mounting accusations of cultural appropriation to his overall tentative response regarding his responsibilities as a father to his overabundant use of ghostwriters. In an incredibly candid interview with Rap Radar at the end of the decade, Drake mostly cleared everything up. He's generally a man of few words, so to hear him speak in frank detail about the subjects polluting his otherwise indestructible career was refreshing. Then as Drake does, he sank back into his posh mansion and began churning out music.

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