Drake Slams Rolling Stone for Giving 'My Cover' to Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Drake's recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine is garnering much traction, considering the full version is yet to be available online or on news stands.

A photo of a snippet of the printed interview surfaced online this morning (Feb. 13). In it, Drake comments on Kanye West's recent album, "Yeezus": "For instance, Drake says that he was ambivalent about Kanye's last album, Yeezus. 'There were some real questionable bars on there,' he says. 'Like that 'Swaghili' line? Come on, man. Even Fabolous wouldn't say some sh*t like that.'''

Drake took to Twitter this morning to say that he never commented on Kanye West's album "for my interview portion," and continued to tweet that he was "disgusted" that the publication ran with a cover of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman instead of one of him as seemingly planned.

"They also took my cover from me last minute and ran the issue," Drake tweeted. "I'm disgusted with that. RIP to Phillip Seymour Hoffman. All respect due. But the press is evil." "I???m done doing interviews for magazines. I just want to give my music to the people. That???s the only way my message gets across accurately," he said in his most recent tweet.

Yesterday, Rolling Stone gave fans a sneak peak of the feature story when posting Drake???s take on Macklemore???s text apology to Kendrick Lamar after he won the Grammy for Best Rap Album. After Drake said that Macklemore's text apology to Kendrick was "wack as f**k," he continued to speak on Macklemore's win.

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"I was like, 'You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn't deserve it, go get better ??? make better music,'" he told Rolling Stone contributing editor Jonah Weiner. "It felt cheap. It didn't feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won?"

"This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether people wanna say it's racial, or whether it's just the fact that he tapped into something we can't tap into. That's just how the cards fall. Own your sh*t," he continued.

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