One year ago, Drake stepped it up a notch and brought us an album that is arguably his best up to date. The Toronto native cooked up an emotional, melody-driven album with production from Detail and guest appearances from Jay Z and Jhene Aiko.
Upon the album’s release, our social media timelines were filled with nothing but hilarious memes and Drake quotes that were made for texting our exes and humbly-bragging about the things we have in life. Here are 10 of the most influential lyrics from Nothing Was The Same that changed our lives:
- “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” (Furthest Thing)
According to Drake, there are levels to this shit.
- “I just been plottin’ on the low, schemin’ on the low, the furthest thing from perfect like everyone I know.” (Furthest Thing)
The humble Drake we all love and adore.
- “I show up knowing exactly who I was and never leave as myself.” (Connect)
Drake loses himself each time he’s with his lady.
- “I love me enough for the both of us.” – Jhene Aiko (From Time)
Jhene is so full of love, that she doesn’t need a man’s attention to up her self esteem
- “F*ck all that happy-to-be-here shit y’all want me on” (Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2)
Drake has outgrown the need to say how thankful he is for the position he holds in life and wants people to respect his success.
- “Started from the bottom now we’re here/ Started from the bottom now my whole team f*ckin’ here” (Started From the Bottom)
The come-up story we all know and respect.
- “I don’t know why they been lyin’ but yo’ sh*t is not that inspiring” (The Language)
According to Drake, he says to not believe the hype
- “N*ggas talk more than b*tches these days…just let shit that sink in” (Own It)
In the words of Jay Z, it’s like a bunch of n****s actin’ like bitches with big mouths.
- “Same city, same friends if you looking for me” (Connect)
In this lyric Drake demonstrates how loyal he is to his crew and city of Toronto.
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