In 2009, a younger Canadian rapper named Drake burst onto the scene with his third mixtape So Far Gone.
Now on its 10th anniversary, Drake plans to have a good time by releasing the challenge to streaming companies for the primary time.
Taking to Instagram, he mirrored on the milestone second and thanked those that helped him get to the place he’s at this time together with contributors corresponding to Noah “40” Shebib,” Boi-1da, Omarion, and Bun B. He acknowledged Trey Songz for being the “first person to recognize potential and give me a co-sign” in addition to LeBron James for coming to his launch occasion and making him the “biggest artist in the city off your presence alone.”
He additionally shouted out Kanye West, whose 808s & Heartbreak tune “Say You Will” he sampled on “Say What’s Real.” Despite their beef, Drake acknowledged Ye for his impression on his profession. “@kanyewest a decade ago I rapped over your beat cause you just made the best shit,” mentioned Drake, “and even though you stay wildin on twitter these days I will never forget what you contributed to the game and my career.”
The two have been at odds in current months. In December, Kanye took to Twitter to share a textual content he obtained from Drake’s camp trying to clear the So Far Gone pattern. “This proves shit faker than wrestling,” Ye tweeted on the time.
Of course, his mentor Lil Wayne additionally obtained a particular shoutout. “@liltunechi a decade ago you took me out of Toronto and gave me the biggest blessing anybody has ever given me,” mentioned Drake.
On Thursday (Feb. 14), So Far Gone shall be out there on streaming companies for the primary time. The 18-track challenge was instrumental in launching Drake’s profession and spawned hits together with “Best I Ever Had” and “Successful.” It was launched as a 9-track EP in September 2009.
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