Contact Us

Drake Responds To ‘Marvin’s Room’ Lawsuit and the Use of the N-Word

Tim Westwood Drake
YouTube

Drake is currently embroiled in a heated lawsuit with his ex-girlfriend Ericka Lee, who claims that she wasn’t fully compensated for her contribution to his viral hit song ‘Marvin’s Room.’ In his latest interview with radio personality Tim Westwood, Drizzy explains the lawsuit and why he gave her the middle finger during a concert appearance in London.

“It’s more surprising, just out of nowhere because I felt like I dealt with it so cordially,” Drake tells Tim. “I’m a straight shooter when it comes to music. I think it’s pretty established that I write my own songs, I think I’ve had too many hits in my career to ever debate whether I’m doing them or not. So when somebody tries to step in and take credit for something that’s not rightfully theirs, it pains me a little … but I get it. There’s a middle finger for her every night.”

Mr. Westwood also questioned Drake about the use of the N-word in ‘Marvin’s Room’ and whether it bothers him if white people say the racial epithet.

“I definitely don’t want to be the guy that promotes the use of the word amongst [young people],” he says. “I don’t think there’s anybody that necessarily really deserves to use it. I think we all established that it’s not the greatest word in the world, but, at the same time, it’s a word that a lot of us just grew up in our vocabulary.”

“At my show, am I offended when I see people [say the N-word]?” he adds. “Nah, it’s the music. It’s for the music. So it doesn’t [offend] me.”

Watch the Tim Westwood Interview with Drake

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://popcrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on PopCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on PopCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!