It’s been 13 years since Drake released his debut studio album, Thank Me Later. Surprisingly enough, Drake’s path to fame didn’t come from music. The Toronto boy first gained fame as an actress, playing Jimmy Brooks in the show The Next Generation: Degrassi. When he wasn’t acting, Drake was curating mixtapes hoping to make it into the music industry. However, it wasn’t until So Far Gone that he garnered significant attention. Soon after, the mixtape’s success would catch Lil Wayne’s eye. Drake signed with the company after completing his project. Young Money Entertainment 2009 He was suddenly a Canadian teenager drama actor who had been curating hit music with Lil Wayne. Nicki Minaj. Chris Brown.
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Drake began working on his first studio album after signing with Young Money Entertainment. Thank Me Later. Even though it was his debut LP, the Toronto MC didn’t play it safe on the record. Drake’s new album would expand on his previous mixtapes and feature more singing than ever before. Thank Me Later, curating a project that blended the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. “Find Your Love” is the latter, with Drake romantically repeating, “You better find someone to love.” It’s reflected in the star-studded lineup, featuring the likes of Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, T.I.Lil Wayne, of course.
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Many artists in the late 2000s through early 2010 struggled to maintain the popularity of their debut mixtapes, or full-length album. Drizzy was under pressure to produce a satisfying project in a genre dominated by one-hit wonders. Thank Me Later Would do it with flying colors. The album was released at No. The album was released on September 1st. Billboard Platinum certification was awarded to 200 chart entries. However, over a decade later, the project’s relevance proves that the record represents something far more than a number machine.
The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. Thank Me LaterDrake is not afraid to show his wild lifestyle, saying “I” 410 times in an hour-long project. He doesn’t shy away from illustrating his wild lifestyle, saying “I” 410 times throughout the hour-long project. However, he’s interesting enough not to come off as overtly egotistical or self-indulgent. In fact, he addresses the two sides of fame, admitting that: “I wish I wasn’t famous / I wish I was still in school / So I could have you in my dorm room / I would put it on you crazy.” Is this true? Absolutelly not. From his languish Toronto house to his six-figure outfits, he’s always been one to embrace his fame. The aura he creates in Thank Me Later, however, is something to be admired.
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Thank Me Later Features a mixture of hits and deep-cuts. To this day, “Over” is widely held as one of the best tracks in his discography. However, it’s certainly not Drake’s greatest project. The beats occasionally come off as wallpaper, while his singing doesn’t match his vocal performances on There was no such thing as the same.. The record is a complex map of the future direction of rap. The success of the record’s R&B tracks reinforced in Drizzy that he could succeed while taking risks. While surrounded by rap purists, he wouldn’t have to fit into that mold throughout his career. Thank Me Later was a huge inspiration for future generations. artists Rapping and singing can be mixed.
Drake has not been shy about his opinions on Thank You Later In an interview with TIDAL’s Rap Radar Podcast he admitted he was in an “artist that just got signed mode” on the project. “I think I felt a lot of pressure to prove that I knew big, famous people. It’s still a part of my life story, and I love it. It was probably the project where the personal touches were the least. It was really kind of about ‘How big we can look?’” While Drake may not view the record as a classic, that sense of needing to make it big that he denounces resonated deeply with rap audiences. It’s transcended Thank Me Later into a project played at end-of-school-year parties or leading up to a senior-year basketball game. It’s why Thank Me Later The relevance of the article 13 years on is still valid.