October’s Very Own started off the weekend with a new track which he dropped on his OVO blog, titled “Started From The Bottom”. Drake looks back on his time as and up and coming rapper. The Mike Zombie-produced track is different from what we’re used to hearing from the Toronto native. Instead of the sing-songy, party Drake we’ve gotten used to for the past couple of months, the rapper goes back to his “So Far Gone” roots where he spits kid-turned-international superstar lyrics that remind you of why you fell in love with him back in 2005.
“Started From The Bottom” is the first single from Drake’s upcoming album and was slated to drop on the night of the Grammy’s on February 10. But for some reason his camp decided to drop the track almost eight days early on his blog along with this statement from Drizzy:
My good friends,It has truly been too long. I assume you’re all keeping well and making the most of this year that has been given to us. Today is the day to begin sharing my newest work with you. This is the first single off of my upcoming album. I feel sometimes that people don’t have enough information about my beginnings and therefore they make up a life story for me that isn’t consistent with actual events. My family and my second family (consisting of the best friends anybody could ever have) all struggled and worked extremely hard to make all this happen. I did not buy my way into this spot and it was the furthest thing from easy to achieve. I am proud of every part of my past and I’m excited for this song to find a place in your life as well. I didn’t feel I needed any interviews or radio or press to launch this song. It felt right to come back to the site that I started on and release it to the people that started here with me. Judging by this post, the tour that we’ve been planning, the conversations about new songs and album artwork…I think it’s safe to say we’re back together again. Looking forward to seeing you all soon.
Check out “Started From the Bottom” below and let us know what you think!
Via Rap Radar
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