Dudes playing hip-hop on the piano is an old trick, but he breathes vitality and grace to the gimmick with his accessible craftsmanship. It's a killer history lesson.This isn't his first rodeo, either. Young Piano has also done a Kanye medley, and standalone summer jams like Desiigner's "Panda." The Drake video was posted over the weekend. The 22-year-old pianist is apparently German, from reading his Twitter timeline. Or he just tweets in German, from Berlin—hard to tell.
Either way, son is nice.
The 10 best Drake lyrics for any occasion
Drake has a gift as a rapper: His style is clear, punctuated with slowly paced cadences. You can confidently sing along to his self-improvement hits with strong accuracy. He writes songs about power and wealth that have, since their nationwide proliferation in 2009, landed as brilliant hashtags. (He is not good at writing about women.)
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