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Cue The Violins! Drake’s Sorry For Blasting Rolling Stone’s Homage To Hoffman

February 14th, 2014

Drake vs. Rolling Stone Magazine

YMCMB’s very own are self-exposing their ‘Niggitivity’, one by one. While Nicki Minaj does damage control .. so too is Drake! Just ask the folks over at Rolling Stone, who caught a duel with Drizzy after they replaced his planned cover — to a feature the recent death of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Degrassi boy has since issue a pitiful apology, adding he’s “done doing interviews for magazines” and “feels violated” by the widely acclaimed publication. This after Rolling Stone “responded by saying that it is customary to switch covers when a musician or actor dies.” And there you have it!

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Here’s Drizzy’s cover-up:

“I completely support and agree with Rolling Stone replacing me on the cover with the legendary Phillip Seymour Hoffman. He is one of the most incredible actors of our time and a man that deserves to be immortalized by this publication. My frustration stemmed from the way it was executed. The circumstances at hand are completely justifiable [on the magazines behalf], but I was not able to salvage my story or my photos and that was devastating. They ran the issue without giving me a choice to be in it or not. I would have waited until it was my time because I understand the magnitude of the cover they chose, but I just wasn’t given that option and that made me feel violated.

I apologize to anybody who took my initial comments out of context because in no way would I ever want to offend the Hoffman family or see myself as bigger than that moment. I am still the same person. Today I was forced out of my character and felt the need to react swiftly. These days are the worst ones. Waking up after a great night in the studio and it’s your day to be picked apart. After dwelling on it for a few hours or days you will come to the conclusion that you brought it on yourself almost every time. So here I am having that moment. I once again apologize to everybody who took my cover comments the wrong way. I respect Rolling Stone for being willing to give a kid from Toronto a shot at the cover. I guess this is a day to learn and grow.”



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11 Responses to “Cue The Violins! Drake’s Sorry For Blasting Rolling Stone’s Homage To Hoffman”

  1. Anonymous |

    Smh. They will say and do anything negative towards blacks or their legends, but they make sure to stay in right with the yte. Smh.

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    HELLO DEAR Reply:

    Pipe down. This isn’t about race, not everything is. This is about a coddled and arrogant rapper who thought he was more important than a very respected recently deceased actor. He thought wrong.

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  2. nba is fixed |

    One of the high level executives must have told Drake to apologize. Rolling Stone is the premier music magazine and it would be in Drake’s best interest not to piss them off.

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  3. nba is fixed |

    This is not quite a n***er wake up call, it’s a warning shot. Drake may be half jewish, but he is still black. A very powerful music executive had to remind Drake that he does not get top billing over a legendary oscar winning hollywood actor.

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  4. Denzel Ross |

    Some of us got no sense. Coddled fatherless “men” are a hot mess his white mama taught him nothing takes a man to make a man he is still a weak minded spoiled mamas boy like most BM

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  5. huh |

    what the hell?

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  6. huh |

    his cover being pulled had nothing to do with race. The man DIED! Sorry that deserves a lil more respect than an album dropping.

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  7. HELLO DEAR |

    He showed his arrogant and narcissistic ass, then tried to cover said ass with a non apology. Pathetic.

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  8. ANONYMOUS |

    Drake shouldn’ve gotten his cover, it was the actor’s decision to take all those narcotics, no one put a damn gun to his head, just like people where so quick to crack jokes on Whit, Amy and a plathora of others, he should get his share as well, oscar winner/nominated means not one shit to me!

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  9. ANONYMOUS |

    If I were him, I would never apologize, hell I’d tell the whole damn magazine team to fukk off, just because some crackhead overdose, shouldn’t not but drake’s problem, he deserved that article/cover space just like any one else!!

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  10. Sunni |

    So they put a dead druggy on the cover of Rolling Stone. Some will say great artist….. I say dead druggy.

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