06/28/2016 05:30 pm ET

Drake Gives Motivational Speech At The Nelson Mandela Centre Of Memory

Drizzy takes his "Views" to Johannesburg.

Even with his popular album "Views" currently dominating the charts, Drake was recently able to set aside some time to share a few words of wisdom and encouragement with a group of young fans in South Africa.

The multi-platinum chart-topper made a special visit to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday where he shared how his experiences growing up in Toronto, Canada, inspired him to follow his dreams. 

"I encourage you to do everything you can to make the future here as bright as you possibly can,” he said to those in attendance. “We're all young. We all have some end goal or some dream. And take it from me, I sat around for a lot of days thinking about my family, my loved ones, where I’m from and trying to make the place where I’m from proud of me."

The "One Dance" crooner went on to profess his admiration for the South African city by encouraging those in attendance to excel in life for their loved ones, too.

"If I can do it, anyone in this room can do it," he said. 

In addition to reports that the Grammy Award winner is currently in the country to film a music video, his appearance at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory was also part of National Youth Month celebrations, according to South African news outlet, Times Live.

Check out Drake’s inspirational speech in the clip above.



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