I’m pretty sure I said this a while back, glad to see Drake admitting that Thank Me Later wasn’t up to par.
That’s why I felt like with the Thank Me Later process I was almost trying to create some stories for myself to rap about because everything was going so fast. I was in such demand at the time that I was almost disconnecting with what was going on around me. It was kind of hard to tap into the psyche of myself. I could still make great songs. But it was hard to give people a huge part of Aubrey at that time. I didn’t have that much going on other than work.
Read the full interview with EW where he talks more about working on Take Care with Stevie Wonder here.