Conor Maynard wants Drake duet

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 January 2013
Conor Maynard

Conor Maynard

Conor Maynard is desperate to work with Drake but thinks he would be overwhelmed if he ever met him

Conor Maynard is desperate to work with Drake.

The British singer - who has previously teamed up with artists including Rita Ora, Ne-Yo, and Frank Ocean - is a huge fan of the 'Take Care' hitmaker and thinks it would be "crazy" if he ever got to meet him.

Conor told MTV News: "I went through a massive phase of just listening to Drake's music. I was just a massive fan of his music, and the way he writes is just incredible. He makes such simple, relatable tracks that work so cleverly. It's so weird how he writes.

"If I ever got the chance to work with him or got to meet him, I think it would be one of those moments where it's like, 'Don't cry, don't cry, don't cry.' It would be crazy. I definitely look up to him as an artist."

Conor, 20, named his debut 'Contrast' because he thinks he can surprise people with the array of sounds he included.

He said: "I named this album, my first album, 'Contrast' because I think there's a massive contrast in what people may be expecting from the album.

"I think that if people are expecting a very young, poppy kind of sound, it really isn't that. It's got very kind of urban, mature kind of sound to it."


Well-connected Canadian rapper who had a recurring acting role in Degrassi: The Next Generation as a teenager.

Conor Maynard

Young R&B/soul singer who has been (perhaps unfairly) labelled the 'British Justin Bieber'.

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