Here we take a look at 2016 Drake’s best hip hop moments. Drake is undoubtedly one of the current biggest star in the game having scooped Grammy, MTV Awards, BET Awards and Many more in a short span of time. Drake is one of the few A-listers who seems to relish in the craft of album-making. Drizzy is one person who can make hit record with no feature, by himself unlike his peers.
Let’s start with the album ‘’ Views’’ which sat atop the Billboard 200 for ten non-consecutive weeks, becoming the first album by a solo male to do so in over 10 years. It also saw Drake leading the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200 simultaneously for eight weeks, breaking the previous record of seven held by both Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. It achieved triple platinum status in the U.S., and earned over 1 million album-equivalent units in the first week of its release.
Drake “One Dance” becomes his first number-one single in Canada, and on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, as a leading artist. The single also became Drake’s first number one single as a lead artist in the United Kingdom, and peaked at number one in Germany, France, Australia, Brazil, Sweden, Belgium, Norway and the Netherlands. On October 15, “One Dance” became Spotify’s most-streamed song ever, amassing over 882 million plays as of October 2016.
Drake would later host Saturday Night Live serving as the show’s musical guest. This foresaw Drake being named as a member of the Forbes Five, which ranks the wealthiest artists in hip hop. Drake placed fifth, following Birdman, Jay Z, Dr Dre, and Diddy respectively. At the 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Drake received the most nominations, with 10, winning the awards for Album of the Year and Best Hip-Hop Video. He was later revealed to be Spotify’s most streamed artist for the second consecutive year in 2016, amassing a total 4.7 billion streams for all projects on the