It was an epic year for Drake and he will certainly look to continue his wave in 2017 as he reportedly plans to release his More Life album early this year. To add to his 1st quarter push, he has been named British GQ’s “Best Dressed” man of 2016.
— British GQ (@BritishGQ) January 3, 2017
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You can’t talk about Drake in 2016 without mentioning that wool turtleneck in “Hotline Bling.” The music video, which echoed endlessly around the internet, was as much a cultural moment for his awkward uncle dancing and intimate lyrics as it was for the baggy jumper, sweatpants and Timberlands. With Drake’s latest looks trending away from bright yellow top-to-toe tracksuits and towards customised sports luxe, he’s proving that it’s possible to look cool in an outfit that, in a cheaper guise, might otherwise never leave the sofa. Drake has been keenly and consistently developing a unique look over the last few years, which combines grime-y terrace fashion inspired by Italian menswear brand Stone Island, with preppy American court-side sportswear. He’s also demonstrated that he wants men to share in his imaginative, confident, butch style through his own-label OVO (October’s Very Own). If men can wear incongruous, colourful, even cosy clothes out and about without losing an iota of their masculinity, it’s mostly thanks to Drake. Perhaps that’s the reason his latest big hit, “One Dance”, with one billion plays on Spotify and counting, starts with a girl serenading him with the words “Baby, I like your style.” Conrad Quilty-Harper, News Editor GQ.