As fans anxiously await Drake’s sophomore album, Take Care, more details are slowly come to light.

The latest morsel of information is that R&B singer The Weeknd will be featured several times on the album. Speaking with, the young emcee explained the significance of having the fellow Toronto native on his record.

“He’s on my album a lot. We really collaborated a lot on this album,” explained Drake.

Drizzy revealed that The Weeknd helped Drake improve his craft. “Not only did he inspire me to get out there and sing better on stage, but he inspired me writing-wise, music-wise, just to better my product.”

“To hear someone with an incredible body of work, it’s rare. It’s very inspiring. …I’m proud of him. He works really hard. He’s just an incredible person, [and] become a really close friend to me.”

Watch the interview below:

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