Being a longtime friend of Drake may have it's perks sometimes. His longtime friend Baka who you may have heard him give shoutouts to on some of hit tracks such as "Know Yourself", and "No Long Talk".
Drake also said: “When he got out of jail, there’s a lot of different paths that he could have took. He decided to focus on music. It’s an honor and a pleasure, I just want to give this pen to my brother. I love you, G. Trust me. You’ve been holding it down for a long time.”
Shoutout to Drake for looking out for his own. You can check out Baka signing his OVO deal below as well as some of his music.