CREW LOVE

Sharp - - ON THE RECORD -

Drake’s OVO Sound la­bel has had a busy year, with (al­most) all its artists re­leas­ing new records. Here’s a cur­rent rank­ing of its ros­ter.

PARTYNEXTDOOR, SEVEN DAYS

The Mis­sis­sauga wizard’s gauzy R&B and evap­o­rated melodies con­tinue to make him Drake’s most im­por­tant ghost­writer — er, pro­tege.

dvsn, MORN­ING AF­TER

On their sopho­more al­bum, the Toronto R&B duo ex­plore heart­break while chan­nelling their in­ner Gin­uwine.

MAJID JOR­DAN, THE SPACE BE­TWEEN

Their lat­est ef­fort sees them re­fine the sun-baked pop of Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Go­ing Home” (which, BTW, they wrote).

ROY WOOD$, NOC­TUR­NAL

De­spite im­proved song­writ­ing here, the Bramp­ton singer/mc mostly con­forms to OVO’S typ­i­cal brood­ing, syn­thy style.

OB O’BRIEN, N/A

The wise­crack­ing beardo from Drake’s mu­sic videos has yet to prove he can do any­thing but roll the big homie’s weed.

ROOM FOR IM­PROVE­MENT

BEST DRAKE EVER HAD

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