In a recent interview with DJ Whoo Kid of Shade 45, Baby says the Toronto rapper will always be family with the label and that he has nothing for love for Drake and his OVO team.
“Drake was a fan before a friend [with Cash Money] and maybe we put the most on the table but that was thing, I thought he was a very talented young man so we saw a future with him and we wanted him to be comfortable, but at the end of the day Drake made the decision of where he wanted to be.” Birdman said regarding signing Drake to the YMCMB. “Drake is my little brother, I love him man and don’t believe everything you hear. Drake down with the team for life. I got nothing but love for Drake and the whole OVO camp.”
Birdman also discussed Drake’s rise beyond music. He says that compared to other labels, he believes YMCMB encourages the progression of their artists.
“We support their ’emerge’ and [Drake has] the Nike, Toronto Raptors deals, it’s about you developing and becoming bigger and if you have someone not allowing you to be bigger that’s a problem; and we don’t operate like that,” he said.
Birdman also recently addressed the potential beef between Drake and fellow rapper Kendrick Lamar. Birdman denied that Drake dissed Lamar on his song “The Language” from his recent album, Nothing Was The Same.
Listen to the full Birdman interview below: