Freshman rapper Drake recently paid tribute to the memory of the late hit R&B singer Aaliyah by publicaly expressing his thoughts and feelings on her death that took place nearly a decade ago. Taking to his twitter account, the new Young Money artist talked about Aaliyah saying "I miss Aaliyah…," he wrote this week. "I hope you hear the words in my music and smile knowing you inspired them all."
In related news, Drake announced his plans to release the first single from his upcoming "Thank Me Later" debut album by the first of next year. Despite not giving many details about the single, Drake
did say he has no plans to stop working so hard even during the
holidays. "Work [laughs], yeah, work man because all these articles are
coming out and all these people are asking me for this album, and yeah,
I really wanna get it done," Drake revealed in an interview.
"I'm gonna take my time with it but you know, perfection has no
deadlines…There's no telling where I'll be [for Christmas], the
industry shuts down supposedly in December but my life is just gonna
keep going through. I mean, I really wanna dominate a first, second
quarter time period so I need to have a single out by the top of next
year and just keep going man." [Drake - Talks About His First Single From Debut Album - Watch Here]
Drake – Makes "Thank Me Later" Single Deadline