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921-Drake-Started From the Bottom.
2013-Number 25 single.
Best Bit-At 1.37. He wears every single chain, even when he’s in the house. Now that is dedication to the lifestyle.
Aubrey Drake Graham (see also best songs 858 and 1043) was born October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.His father who is an African American is a practising Catholic, who worked as a drummer for Jerry Lee Lewis, and his mother is a Jewish white Canadian. He has two very famous uncle’s, Larry Graham, of Sly and the Family Stone, and Teenie Hodges (1945-2014) who worked with Al Green, and Ann Peebles. In his youth Drake attended a Jewish day school, and had a Bar Mitzvah when reaching the age of 13. Since releasing his first music in 2006, Drake has gone on to be the best selling Rap artist, and also one of the best selling artists of all time, with sales in excess of 170 million.
‘Started From the Bottom’ was the lead single from Drake’s third studio Album,’Nothing Was the Same,’ In the song Drake is telling us, that to have got to this point in his life wasn’t easy, and there had been many obstacles to overcome. He wrote the song in response to other Rappers who have claimed that Drake’s upbringing was a lot easier than their own, Drake counters that by saying that he also had problems to overcome in his youth, just different ones.
‘Boys tell stories about the man, say I never struggled, wasn’t hungry, yeah,I doubt it.’