Drake’s trip to South Africa was all business.
His latest album Views is sitting pretty at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for an eighth consecutive week this week, and there’s no signs of slowing down.
The Toronto rapper flew to South Africa over the weekend to visit the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg where he gave an inspirational speech to young people.
“I encourage you to do everything you can to make the future here as bright as you possibly can,” Drake said in a video capture by Time. “We’re all young. We all have some end goals. Some dreams. Take it from me: I sat around for a lot of days… thinking about my family, my loved ones, where I’m from, try to make the place that I’m from proud of me. If I can do it anyone in this room can do it.”
The outlet also reports Drake filmed a music video for his No. 1 song “One Dance” in Soweto.
That’s right, Drake is ruling the charts without the help of a video. Let that sink in…