Drake was now carrying the rap-R&B torch and starting to find his footing as a vocalist.
The Canadian artist was co-hosting Tiffany Calver's show on BBC Radio 1Xtra when he made the surprising revelation.
The remix of 'Old Town Road' follows Billboard's decision to remove the track from Hot Country Songs.
Faced with following the phenomenon that was ‘Views’, Drake released ‘More Life’, a playlist that broke streaming records – and not for the first time.
Guitarist John Berry, a founding member of hip-hop pioneers the Beastie Boys, died 19 May. He was 52 and had been suffering from dementia.