Best Drake Songs of All Time!

#25. All Me ft. 2 Chainz, and Big Sean – Would you be shocked if I told you that this was the song that made me a “Drake fan”? Truthfully before I heard this song I perceived Drake’s music as being “anti hip hop”. This was the first song  I heard from him that I genuinely liked and enjoyed. Now I can appreciate all of his “work” equally, but in 2013 when this song came out I wasn’t a “fan” of Drake’s music, and this song “opened my eyes”. There’s no logic to why “this” song in particular was the song that changed my mind. It just happened that way…

#24. Fancy ft. T.I. –  Swizz Beatz has historically been “underutilized,” when it comes to appearing on “hooks” for songs. Kanye West “appalled”, the Games “scream on em”, and this song of course are all great examples of “memorable” Swizz “hooks”…

#23. Lose You – I think this my favorite track off of Drake’s new “playlist”. This is the most “personal” Drake song since “Marvins room” IMO. Drakes insecurities are on full display here…

#22. 10 Bands – Quentin Miller?… check…

#21. Draft Day – The “hook” on the track is hilarious to me… “Draft day, Johnny Manziel, Five years later how am I the man still ? Draft day, A. Wiggins, Fuck that other side bitch we stay winnin'”…. Seriously! Who else would come up with shit like this???…

#20. The Ride ft. The Weekend – Canada’s two biggest “exports” unite for this Canadian “dream track”. The “Take Care” album really “catapulted” Drake, as well as The Weekend’s career’s to the “next level”…

#19. Summer Sixteen – The third song in the Meek Mill “beef trilogy”…

#18. Best I Ever Had – I believe this is the first “hit” Drake record ever. That’s an important detail to point out because no one in rap music history has EVER had the amount of “hits” that Drizzy has. Why is this? IMO it’s because of the “duality” of Drake’s talent. When you can “sing” and “rap” as well as Drake can, it allows you to be able to mix up your “sound” more frequently allowing your “product” to stay “fresh”. It also doesn’t hurt that Drake has a large “female fan base” which is something most rappers lack…

#17. Lord Knows ft. Rick Ross – I know of all the things that I hear they be pokin’ fun at, Never the flow though, they know I run that”. This is my favorite Drake “line” ever, but there’s a plethora of other great “lines” on this track as well. I would argue that this is the “most underrated” Drake track, but don’t quote me on that…

#16. Know Yourself – I remember in the 90’s Master P would use the term “whodi” alot… Is “woe’s” a derivative of that, or is it something else entirely? … I guess it doesn’t really matter because this song is “Lit” As Hell “Fam”!…

#15. One Dance ft. Wizkid, And Kyla – It wouldn’t “feel right” to leave “One Dance” off this list. Whether or not people want to admit it, this song deserves to be placed where I have it…

#14. Marvins Room – “Are you drunk right now?”… Drizzy was “wrong” for making this one (shakes head vehemently)…

#13. Successful ft. Trey Songz, and Lil’ Wayne – Remember when Lil Wayne use to “hop on” all the early Drake tracks, and be the “wackest” sounding one on the entire song?… Yeah, i’m still mad at Wayne for f#cking up “HYFR” with that b#llsh#t verse of his!…

#12. Trophies – This was the stand out track on that Young Money compilation album “Rise of an Empire” that came out a few years back. The energy on this record is crazy. Maybe second only to “Worst Behavior” when it comes to raw energy on a Drake track..

#11. 5 A.M. In Toronto – Whenever there’s a “time”, and a “place” in the title of a Drake song, it turns out well…

#10. Energy – “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” is my favorite Drake project of all time! The “ghost writing” on  that mixtape was “on fleek”!… (That was a joke by the way)…

#9. Worst Behavior – I know on a technical level this song isn’t very good. That being said, this is my favorite Drake song, and it’s not even close. Why do I love this song so much? This song is a “guilty pleasure” of sorts for me. When I feel like saying “f#ck the world”, I’m probably doing so with song playing in the background…

#8. Tuscan Leather – Is this the “most lyrical” Drake track ever? I would argue that it is… 

#7. Back to Back – Everyone knows the backstory behind this one. Drake’s career was potentially “in danger” before he dropped this track. Everyone had a lot of questions after the Meek Mill “ghost writing” allegations, and Drake seamlessly answered all of them with this “one” song…

#6. Started From the Bottom – This song is the definition of “simple”. Now that I pointed out the obvious, I’m going to back track a little, and say that a song being “simple” isn’t always a bad thing. Look at the song “We Wish you a Merry Christmas”, all the lyrics to song are basically in the title, and it’s still mad popular. Simple keeps those royalty checks “rolling in”, and I can’t be mad at that…

#5. Headlines – This used to be a song that if I heard it on the radio I would turn the channel immediately. Like I stated earlier, I was not a Drake fan when the “take care” album came out. Maybe I just grew “softer” with age, but nowadays Drake songs like these are “my jam” for real… Me stating all of this probably makes me a hypocrite…F#ck it “YOLO”!…

#4. Pound Cake/ Paris Morton Music 2 ft. Jay-Z – This song makes me wish Jay-Z, and Drake were still cool with one another. Both these guy’s have a habit of making alot of “enemies”, so it should come as no surprise that these two have been in a “cold war” essentially since the inception of this track. I think the beef stems from who has the “bigger pool”, but I can’t even remember at this point…

#3. 4 P.M. in Calabasas – Drake is “notorious” for putting out music “single’s” that aren’t “attached” to any particular album or project of his. It’s really his “calling card” in the industry. “4 P.M. in Calabasas” is a prime example. There was no warning when this track came out, and that was a great thing. A lot of people complained that his album “View’s” was “too soft”. This track was a response to those critics…

#2. Hotline Bling – I think “Hotline Bling” would have to be considered the “biggest” Drake song thus far. I understand that the song was never “number 1” on Billboard like  “One Dance” was, but every aspect of “Hotline Bling” just felt bigger to me. Drake was on an all time high when this song came out. He had just demolished Meek Mill a few months prior. He put out a “collaboration” album with Future which sold over 500,000 units in it’s first week. Drake was at the pinnacle of the entire music industry, and this song only further cemented that status for the time being… 

#1. 0 To 100 / The Catch Up – I don’t normally encourage “jackin’ beats” from other artist’s (shout out to Ice Cube), but in this case I think I’m okay with it. Drake “stole” this beat from Diddy which in turn resulted in him getting the “sh#t slapped out of him” in a Miami night club a couple months later. Even though that might sound like taking an “L”, somehow it miraculously turned into one of the biggest “wins” (this song) of Drake’s career. When comes to avoiding “L’s” Drake is like a matador…


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