A Drake co-sign will put you on the map, straight up. It's happened for many artists over the past half-decade or so. The Weeknd was only brought into the mainstream spotlight when Drake appeared on his sophomore mixtape Thursday. Migos stock skyrocketed after Drizzy jumped on "Versace." Even the likes of dancehall star Popcaan has been able to crossover into the American mainstream after garnering attention from Drake. The Toronto artist happens to be one of the most influential men in music, and he's used that influence to bring a bunch of lesser-known artists into the spotlight.

It may not always spawn a working relationship, but Drake's approval can certainly be the catalyst to an artist's career. Today, we look at 14 artists who've been endorsed by Mr. OVO.