When Drake released his last album, Honestly it doesn’t matter, more than a few of his longtime fans were taken aback by what they (incorrectly) identified as “mall music”. But perhaps the thing these fans were missing was the right context – something fans understood when The Boy himself came out at his collaborator Black Coffee’s concert in Ibiza, Spain, to perform some selections. from the controversial album. Black Coffee posted a few videos on their social media of Drake surprising fans mid-stream, and let’s just say these songs certainly work best in that context.
In one, Drake can be seen rubbing shoulders in the crowd, dancing to the infectious four-on-the-floor beats of “A Keeper,” while in the other, Drake joins Black Coffee on stage as ” Massive” – one of the near-consensus favorites from the new album – inspire a double step (although many fans pulled out their phones to capture the moment the two stars kiss).
Drake also had an eventful week in Europe outside of music. On Friday, rumors swirled online that Drake had been arrested by Swedish authorities, with “Free Drake” trending on Twitter. And while that rumor was initially dismissed, Drake himself appeared to confirm that he was at least temporarily detained, sharing a photo of a document from the Swedish National Police Board.