As Drake prepares for his performance at the 2010 Video Music Awards, he’s using Frank Sintra for inspiration.

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“I get to channel my inner [Frank] Sinatra,” Drake told MTV News on the set of his VMA promo. “In the acting world, you gotta have reference points. I like to get into characters.”

“There’s a ’50s theme. They got it right, though. They got the set and the wardrobe,” Drake said of the set. “I feel like I’m here.”

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