”9" is an homage to Drake’s hometown Toronto (“the 6”) and an assertion of his influence there.
Drake uses the number 9 to describe his influence over Toronto, saying he “turned the 6 upside down”—making it a 9.
His influence and moves turned the city upside down—this is his anthem to the 6 The song samples “Dying” by reggae artist Mavado—part of the strong Jamaican influence seen throughout this album.
Drake leads the 2016 American Music Award nominations with an impressive 13 nods.
In case you forgot how many amazing videos the songstress has given us over the years, the 2016 MTV VMAs is ready to remedy that…
by giving her the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award!
The 29-year-old also went on to gush over Rihanna's ability to stay true to herself despite everything. While we would have loved for Drake to propose (seriously we thought it was going that way, LOLz!
The rapper beat a record set by Michael Jackson in 1984 for the most nominations in a single year.
Rihanna herself is one of the second most nominated acts with five nods, as she's also shortlisted for Favourite Female Artist - Pop/Rock, Favourite Female Artist - Soul/R&B and Favourite Album - Soul/R&B for ' Anti'.