Drake releases a line of candles
Drake releases a line of candles

Drake releases a line of candles, including one that smells like him

Rapper reportedly smells like ‘musk, ambers, cashmere, suede, and velvet,' according to candle description 

Chelsea Ritschel
New York
Wednesday 02 December 2020 21:58
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Drake has briefly focused his attention away from the music industry to release a line of scented candles.

The line, called Better World Fragrance House, consists of five scents, with one of the candles smelling like the rapper himself.

“Actually smells like Drake, it's the personal fragrance he wears, which inspired BWFH,” a description of the $80 candle on Revolve, where the line was released early access, reads.

According to the description, the soy wax blend candle, called Carby Musk, features notes of musk, ambers, cashmere, suede, and velvet - which apparently also describes Drake’s smell.

As of Wednesday, the official website for the Grammy-winner’s candles does not offer much more information, with only an option to subscribe and a link to the candle company’sInstagram page.

However, on Revolve, the 34-year-old’s line, which also includes scents Muskoka, Sweeter Tings, Williamsburg Sleepover, and Good thoughts that are priced at a more-reasonable $48, has already sold out.

The God’s Plan rapper first teased the candle line in July, when he shared a photo of the candles, encased in blue glass with gold script, on his Instagram Stories.

“Available soon,” he wrote at the time.

In October, Revolve announced its partnership with the rapper on Instagram, where the retailer captioned a photo of Drake: “In anticipation of @betterworldfragrancehouse launching this holiday season, we partnered with the @champagnepapi's fragrance house to give a limited sneak peek of these five ultra-luxe candles.

The online company also shared Drake’s advice for setting the mood with the Canadian-made candles, writing: “@champagnepapi suggests playing the album that inspired this entire project the first time you light one: Midnite - Live In Eugene.”

In addition to the artist’s personal scent, the candles, which were created with perfumer Michael Carby of the fragrance house Givaudan, also feature notes such as birch tar and bergamot oil. 

With the new candle line, Drake follows in the footsteps of other celebrities who have captured their personal scent in a candle, including most famously Gwyneth Paltrow, who previously released candles in the scents “This smells like my vagina” and “This smells like my orgasm”.

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