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Drake’s debuut project ‘So Far Gone’ bestaat 10 jaar, dus gaat hij trakteren

Drake is op dit moment ongetwijfeld de grootste rapper van de wereld maar ook hij is ergens begonnen. 10 jaar geleden op deze dag bracht Drake zijn mixtape ‘So Far Gone’ uit, de mixtape die hem direct naar superster status zou lanceren.

De titel ‘So Far Gone’ is volgens Drake niet zomaar – het gaat over jezelf niet verliezen in alle chaos van het leven van een rapper. Vandaag postte hij op Instagram een lang verhaal, met daarin een shoutout naar alle mensen die hem vanaf dag 1 hebben gesupport om te laten zien dat hij ze niet vergeten is – zelfs Kanye West, waarmee hij nu in een ingewikkelde situatie zit. Ook laat hij weten dat vanaf morgen de tape overal te streamen is, voor het eerst sinds de geschiedenis van het project.

Op het project staan o.a. de tracks ‘Best I Ever Had’, Drake’s allereerste single en gelijk ook zijn eerste #1 Billboard hit, en ‘Successful’ samen met Trey Songz en Lil Wayne.

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@futuretheprince a decade ago you were Dj’ing all ages parties…@ovo40 a decade ago you were scared to share your beats…@oliverelkhatib a decade ago you worked at a clothing store selling someone else’s product…@boi1da a decade ago you were in a basement with pink insulation walls figuring out fruity loops…@ovoniko a decade ago we were handing out flyers promoting club nights…@realbriamyles a decade ago you were working the makeup counter at Beverly Centre…@nebzilla a decade ago your moms house was my safe place and we really ran through the 6 everyday together…@bunb a decade ago you were a legend and you will remain that forever…@benballer a decade ago you promoted me as if you were getting a cut of my career…@treysongz a decade ago you were the first person to recognize potential and give me a co-sign…@omarion a decade ago you came to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and laid a verse for an unknown artist from Canada…@darkiemade a decade ago you emailed me the cover art for something that would change my life forever….@kingjames a decade ago you came to my release party at 6 Degrees and made me the biggest artist in the city off your presence alone…@kanyewest a decade ago I rapped over your beat cause you just made the best shit and even though you stay wildin on twitter these days I will never forget what you contributed to the game and my career…Portia I don’t know your IG but a decade ago you told me to rap over June 27th and bonded me and Houston Texas forever…@jas.prince a decade ago you took a chance on MySpace and introduced me to Wayne…@liltunechi a decade ago you took me out of Toronto and gave me the biggest blessing anybody has ever given me…I will never forget anybody involved in this journey even if you don’t fit in this caption…So Far Gone streaming everywhere for the first time ever Thursday. 🙏🏽

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