"Baby, listen, you're rapping over music. The music has a key. There are eight pitches you can choose from. Choose one, any one and go from there!""
Drake is the type of artist whose technical abilities make a noticeable jump with every release. When in late October he dropped three new tracks, a few members of Jezebel staff noted that Drake was sounding like a properly impressive R&B vocalist: comparing "Days In The East" to 2009's "Best I Ever Had," for example, you can hear a real increase in control, depth, ease and decisiveness—while his distinct, diffuse vocal texture remains.
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