Quotes by Drake
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Wikipedia Summary for Drake
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He first gained recognition by starring in the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–2007); pursuing a career in music, he left the series and released his debut mixtape Room for Improvement (2006). He then released the mixtapes Comeback Season (2007) and So Far Gone (2009), before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment.
Drake released his debut studio album Thank Me Later in 2010, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. He achieved major critical success with Take Care (2011), and commercial success with Nothing Was the Same (2013) and his first commercial mixtape If You're Reading This It's Too Late (2015); the later two were certified multi-platinum in the US. Drake's fourth album Views (2016) sat atop the Billboard 200 for 13 nonconsecutive weeks, becoming the first album by a male solo artist to do so in over a decade. Marketed as a playlist, Drake's second solo commercial mixtape More Life (2017) set multiple streaming records.
In 2018, he released the double album Scorpion, which produced three number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Departing Young Money in 2018, Drake's third commercial mixtape Dark Lane Demo Tapes was released in 2020, and featured the Hot 100 number-one lead single "Toosie Slide". In 2021, the EP Scary Hours 2 included the number one single "What's Next" and set chart records.
As an entrepreneur, Drake founded the OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator 40 in 2012. In 2013, Drake became the new "global ambassador" of the Toronto Raptors, joining the executive committee of the NBA franchise, while owning naming rights to its practice facility. In 2016, he began collaborating with American entrepreneur Brent Hocking on the bourbon whiskey Virginia Black; it eventually broke sale records in Canada. Drake has also designed fashion, the most notable including a sub-label collaboration with Nike, alongside other business ventures. In 2018, he was reportedly responsible for 5% (CAD$440 million) of Toronto's CAD$8.8 billion total annual tourism income.
Among the world's best-selling music artists, with over 170 million records sold, Drake is ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in the United States by the RIAA. He has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 27 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards. Drake also holds several Billboard chart records; he has the most top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, the most charted songs (231) of any artists ever on the Billboard Hot 100, the most simultaneously charted Hot 100 songs in a single week (27), the most continuous time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks), and the most Hot 100 debuts in a week (22). He also has the most number-one singles on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Rhythmic Airplay charts.
Every million I gain an enemy or a cousin. And people's feelings have changed ever since I became somethin.
He's going to be sorry he lost you, so stop worrying. Forget the past, forget the pain and remember what an incredible woman you are.
Anytime you're afraid to try something new...just remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the titanic.
When you're on the road and moving city to city, when someone isn't there at the end of the night, you feel empty.
I have an urge to communicate. I think I'm a change from what it would be like dating a normal guy who doesn't talk too much.
People like to build their own story about my life. I don't know if it makes them feel better, or if it makes it okay for them to not like me, but the last thing I grew up as was rich.
I would love to collect art at some point, but I think the whole rap art world thing is getting kind of corny.
Who killed Chivalry? They need to get their sentencing Meanwhile we arguing and I can't get a sentence in.
When a good thing goes bad its not the end of the world. Its just the end of a world, that you had with one girl.
People around you should really have nothin' to say. Me, I'm just proud of the fact that you've done it your way.
Sittin there wishin their problems became ours, cause we have nothin in common since I done became star.
I never threw away that paper with my Grammy speech because I haven't hit the pinnacles I plan to reach.
It's hard to think of them polite flows when Stephano Polato suits are your night clothes, and Jordan sweat suits are your flight clothes, and you still make it even when they say your flight closed.
So please take a seat if you really can't stand it, got success in my pocket and these rappers in a panic.
Most women are motivated so I act accordingly
But this is so refreshing that it means a little more to me.
I heard a lil homie talking reckless in Vibe. Quite a platform you chose, you shoulda kept it inside. Oh you tried, it's so childish calling my name on the world stage. You need to act your age and not your girl's age.
They take the greats from the past and compare us. I wonder if they'd ever survive in this era. In a time where it's recreation, to pull all your skeletons out the closet like Halloween decorations.
Somewhere between psychotic and iconic Somewhere between I want it and I got it Somewhere between I'm sober and I'm lifted Somewhere between a mistress and commitment.
I swear these niggas gassed up, even though the price is high. I could own half as much clothing and be twice as fly.
I can't even find the perfect brush so I can paint what's going through my mind. Racing 'gainst myself but I'm a couple steps behind.
And this is the only sound you should fear, man these kids wear crowns over here and everything is alright.
My song is ya girlfriend's wakin up ringer... or alarm or whateva. She'll be here at 6 in the morn if I let her.
The more you get to know a person, the more attractive they become to you. Because everything beautiful you see on the inside of them, suddenly you see on the outside of them, too.
How you mean? How you mean? What you know about the team? You just know what you get told girl I see behind the scene.
You telling me it's only been a couple other people that you've been with
Imma trust you Imma give you the benefit of the doubt and Imma love you
You can even call me daddy, give you someone to look up to.
Me being biracial, me being from Canada but having success in the States, I have all these moments in my life where I'm jumping roof to roof. Black to white. Singing and rapping.
They say if you get her, you could understand her better and she known to be a cheater, but that's only if you let her.
We walk the same path, but got on different shoes, live in the same building, but we got different views.
Wayne is my favorite person to work with though, because ooohh, oohh, Lil Wayne is just too good, he's just too good.
Baby being part of this life I feel like I'm bound to end up with somebody that's been with everybody.
I be yellin out money over everything, money on my mind then she wanna ask when it got so empty. Tell her I apologize, happened over time. They say they miss the old Drake, girl don't tempt me.
You put the tea in the kettle and light it. Put your hand on the metal and feel it.. but do you even feel it anymore?
Don't listen to the lies, I swear they all lies. You know I could be your knight in shining Armor All tires.
Emotions in this game run deep so before these haters kill me in my sleep I'd like to say, it's been a pleasure.
I got a lot of friends that come up off the strip for me. The same ones that'll come up off the hip for me.
But you could miss me with all that, diss me then crawl back. I really wish yall would fall back, but gettin rich suppose to solve that.
Really I think I like who I'm becomin.. There's times where I might do it just to do it like it's nothin. It's times where I might blow like 50k on a vacation for all my soldiers just to see the looks on all their faces, all it took was patience.
Once you make something that people enjoy then you are forced to promote it. Instead of just going right into the next project, you have to be where they need you to be and do what they need you to do.
I know I exaggerated things, now I got it like that. Tuck my napkin in my shirt cause I'm just mobbin like that.
But 40 told me to do me and don't listen to anybody that knew me. Cause to have known me would mean that there's a new me and if you think I've changed, then the slightest could have fooled me.
World series attitude, champagne bottle life, nothing ever changes so tonight is like tomorrow night.
They crave attention though, they always saying show me som
but girl you aint the only one that's tryna be the only one.
All my first dates are interrupted by my fame because every picture taken is a fan that you can gain.
I don't waste time putting money down, I just go straight to who got it and buy it in cash. Pussy so good that you gotta come see me on tour and you gotta fly in first class.
She call me the referee cause I be so official. My shirt aint got no stripes but I can make that pussy whistle.
I do a lot of things hopin I never had to fit in, so tryin to keep up with my progress is like a dead end.
Know you got a roommate, call me when it's no one there. Put the key under the mat and you know I'll be over there.
I'm never scared, they never real, I never run. When all is said and done, more is always said than done.
Some say that I'm their favorite, but I aint hearing none of that. I'm about my team, hoe, Young Money running back.
Take a look at yourself, the mirror's revealing. If yeen got it, yeen got it the theory is brilliant.
It's such a small place, not much to do but talk and listen. The men are jealous and the women all in competition.
I write best about two things, which is evident from the cover of So Far Gone: the constant quest to understand love and money.
And this girl right here? Who knows what she knows? So I'm going through her phone when she go to the bathroom and her purse right there, I don't trust these hoes at all.
Lookin back on it at least my pride is in tact cause we said no strings attached and I still got tied up in that.
Time heals all and heels hurt to walk in, but they go with the clutch that you carry your lip gloss in.
I don't know why everyone is making dance movies. I auditioned for three dance movies in the past two months and for one of them I just couldn't do it.
I am spending much more than I'm making on these cars and these vacations, is that too much information?
My dad is a great writer. Naturally talented, naturally charming. He embodies that back-in-the-day cool.
Shots came, I don't know where they was sent from. Probably some bad hoes I'm bouta take the hint from.
It's about finding what's next. I'm hesitant to let people know what producers I'm f -- -ing with, what I'm rapping about. I'd rather drop that winning hand out of nowhere.
You don't make stupid internet videos or show people you have too much free time, you just say the right things and they'll be like, Damn this dude's a real person and I can relate to that. That can make somebody's life, that can make somebody's day, that can be a line that they never forget.
What you'll always get from me is a variety of emotions. Whenever you listen to my CD, whether you're the hardest dude or the bitterest cat, I'll give you a real story to think about.
Sweat pants, hair tied, chillin wit no makeup on. That's when you're the prettiest, I hope that you don't take it wrong.
Life becomes difficult when you're in this public eye, and I think that we all relate to each other and I try and really talk about it in my music.
You do get certain publications in the States where, if things don't go according to plan, they flip the story and it becomes very negative.