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Doja Cat surpasses Drake to become most popular rapper on Spotify

Doja Cat’s monthly listener count on Spotify has now overtaken Drake, making her the most popular rapper on the platform.

Her track, ‘Kiss Me More’, which features SZA, sits comfortably above 750 million streams and looks on course to surpass a billion listens. Meanwhile, most tracks from her debut album, Planet Her, released earlier this year, have marched past the 100 million stream mark.

However, Drake is right behind her with 63.3 million monthly listeners and is only 300,000 less than her figure. Furthermore, Drake already has four tracks from his sixth studio album, Certified Lover Boy, which have hit 100 million streams despite the record only being available for just over a month.

Meanwhile, Doja recently admitted that she’s decided to be more selective when picking artists to link up with on upcoming releases.

“I have been trying to be more careful about who I’m collaborating with,” she said in a conversation with ExtraTV. “Not to say that the people on my album are—they’re incredible. They are the perfect features on my album,” she added.

“But I do want to be more choosy about what I’m doing because I feel like a lot of features are coming out. It feels like people are just getting on each other’s songs for the sake of having them on each other’s songs.”

“I want to be really careful about that,” she continued. “Sometimes it’s too much collabs and remixes and things like that.”