The first record Drake ever purchased was “U.N.I.T.Y.” by Queen Latifah off her 1993 ‘Black Reign' album. Drake revealed during an interview with Rio Ferdinand that the first record he ever bought was Queen Latifah's “U.N.I.T.Y.”
“I think it was Queen Latifah “U.N.I.T.Y.” That was like the first cassette that I had” Drake says.
The song won the 1995 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance and at the time of this post remains Queen Latifah's biggest hit single in America, and her only song to reach the Top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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