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Drake's beef with Nicki Minaj's boyfriend, rapper Meek Mill, may have been the catalyst.

May, 02, 2016

While promoting his latest album, Views, Drake made a stop at Beats 1 to chat with host Zane about everything from being Kanye's neighbor to making an acting comeback. But the most surprising revelation came when he admitted that he and Nicki Minaj no longer speak.

"I don’t really talk to Nicki," he said, "She’s a person I have a lot of love for. A lot of love and a lot of respect. Not only for our past, and how much work and time we put in, but even just the way she dealt with the situation,” he added, alluding to his famous beef with Nicki’s boyfriend, rapper Meek Mill.

“I understand what love is, and I understand a personal situation. She dealt with me how I would expect her to — which was with class. I could only ever do the same."

Of course it’s hard for fans to hear that the once close labelmates have drifted apart, but Drake  assured listeners that no matter what their current relationship, he'd always have love for Nick.

"There was points in time where I was sitting there waiting — is this gonna go — how deep is your love? You gotta ask yourself. I always have respect and love for Nicki. Unfortunately, we haven’t spoke. But it is what it is. Even if we don’t speak, she knows what it is. It’s always love."

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