Here's Where Drake's Jamaican Accent Comes From

“So watch how you speak on my name.”

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Although Drake was born and raised in Canada, it’s not hard to notice the More Life artist throwing around a Jamaican accent whenever it’s convenient for him. But where did this obsession stem from? Thanks to a video from Vox, the origins of his patois is broken-down. From his home city of Toronto to valid links to Jamaican dance hall, take a look at the video above.

Recently, Drake bought a $120,000 USD OVO owl chain from Ben Baller.

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