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10 UK classics that Drake could sample next

What Would Drake Do?

  • Jasmine Kent-Smith
  • 28 July 2017
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1 James Blake 'Digital Lion'

Now, whilst his heartfelt croons may not match up to the dulcet tones of the London lyricist, a Drake/Blake production is perhaps more viable than some of the other suggestions in this list. In fact, Drake’s 2014 tune '0 to 100/The Catch Up' sneakily sampled a beat Blake had sent as a collaborative idea years prior to the tracks. However, if the pair ever rekindled, (for real this time), a tune like ‘Digital Lion’ has all the makings of an emotional Drizzy epic. Tough, textured and tight, the track documented Blake’s step outside of more outlandish, skittish productions and into smoother, r’n’b influenced sounds. It would be an apt move for the artist, who would follow up from his contemporaries Vince Staples and Chance The Rapper in working with the talented, 'Timeless' producer.

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