Drake Contributes to Exhibition Featuring Black Artists at Sotheby’s.

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Following in the footsteps of Kanye West and Solange, Drake will be lending his musical talents to an upcoming exhibition at Sotheby’s in New York City.

The exhibition will feature 20 influential black artists, including Kara Walker, Wangechi Mutu and Jean-Michel Basquiat and will run from April 28 to June 12.

According to the New York Times,

The hope is that Drake, whom Sotheby’s calls one of today’s “foremost cultural tastemakers,” will lend some of his aura to bolster its budding private sales business.

Unlike some of his fellow rapper royalty, particularly Jay Z and Kanye West, Drake is not known as an art collector. But, according to a Drake spokeswoman, he “draws a lot of inspiration from visual artists.”

The Times also points out the Drake won’t be receiving any compensation for his involvement in the exhibition.