Review: Drake & Future's "What A Time To Be Alive"
In terms of rappers from different area codes that join forces for a mixtape, Drake and Future are one of the strangest pairs we've seen in a minute.
Drake & Future's "What A Time To Be Alive": The Complete Name-Drop Guide
Drake and Future successfully created a moment with What A Time To Be Alive, successfully dodging leaks and getting rap fans everywhere tuned in to a a good old-fashioned radio show. Of course, the main difference with doing this in 2015 is the project could instantly be discussed on a major scale, with fans everywhere tweeting out lyrics as they happened.
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Drake didn't get the top spot, but he once again proved why it's foolish to ever count him out. Let's get to it... 10) 2 Chainz - No Off Dayz 2 Chainz and Zaytoven sounded like a can't-miss proposition. The combination of trap's clown prince and it's beatmaking king undoubtedly drew the HNHH masses to this song, but Tity Boi didn't hold up his end.
Drake & Future's "What A Time To Be Alive" By The Numbers
The much anticipated Drake & Future collaboration project What A Time To Be Alive dropped over the weekend, specifically, last night at 8 PM EST. Like the rest of the world, we couldn't wait to get our hands on it and delve deep. Although it hasn't even been 24 hours since the release, we've managed to listen over and over again, track by track, and broke it down into numbers: everything from the amount of producers that touched the boards, to the number of cars that Future mentions.
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What A Time To Be Alive: 10 Best Lifestyle Lyrics From Drake & Future
Though undeniably potent, a Drake/Future collab isn't a 100% natural fit on paper given their differing rapping styles.
Drake & Future's "What A Time To Be Alive" First Week Sales Projections
Drake and Future have given new meaning/life to the phrase, 'what a time to be alive,' thank to their new collaborative album What A Time To Be Alive, also known as the diamond emoji. Just as Drizzy did with his 'mixtape' If You're Reading This It's Too Late, the project is expected to shake up the charts first week out, thanks to it hitting iTunes with little advance notice.
Drake Reveals Origin Of The Title "What A Time To Be Alive"
After Drake kicked off tonight's episode of OVO Sound radio with a DJ mix, he began to talk about the origins of what we all knew was imminent -- What a Time to Be Alive. He thanked everyone in his inner-circle as well as the indispensable producers from the Freebandz wing. The track's rather random, catchphrase-y title, keeping in line with those of Drake's past few projects, though, comes from a non-musician: hip-hop personality Ernest Baker.
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Thankfully, What a Time to Be Alive (mostly) focused on the present, the "now." Both Drake and Future have been on their own respective winning streaks, and their collaborative album is about channeling their two different, but equally flourishing, energies into something special. Personally, I find that far more interesting than further attempts to recognize Drake as the unequivocal victor in his feud with Meek Mill. A rather quick victory is a better look for Drizzy than a drawn-out torture session.
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Drake Posts Memes After Premiering "What A Time To Be Alive"
Drake is a pretty self-aware guy, and he seems cognizant of the complete shutdown of the rap game he just initiated after premiering What a Time to Be Alive on OVO Sound radio.
"What A Time To Be Alive" Released Through Cash Money & Epic Records
Drake just premiered his and Future's new joint album, What a Time to Be Alive, on OVO Sound Radio on Beats 1. He played the massively anticipated release back to back, and after the show, at 8 PM, the album was listed on iTunes.
"What A Time To Be Alive" Is Now Available On ITunes
What a Time to Be Alive was just played back to back by Drake on the latest episode of OVO Sound Radio. Metro Boomin and DJ Esco were not live in the mix, as was previously expected; instead, Drizzy was the show's emcee for the night.
"What A Time To Be Alive" Tracklist & Production Credits
Soon after Drake began playing What a Time to Be Alive, he posted the tracklist on Instagram.
Freebandz OVO Sound Radio Now Streaming Live - "What A Time To Be Alive"
Alright, y'all. The time has come. We're not gonna make too many audacious statements, but something about tonight feels rather historic. What a Time to Be Alive, as they say. It's 6 PM, and that means tonight's episode of OVO Sound Radio, with special assistance from the Freebandz gang, is now streaming live. Everything we've heard suggests that Drake and Future's collaborative album, What a Time to Be Alive, will be premiered right off the bat.
Drake & Future Mixtape Will Reportedly Premiere On OVO Radio Prior To iTunes Release
On Saturday afternoon, Drake confirmed the rumors of his collaborative project with Future, announcing that the tape, titled What A Time To Be Alive, would make its way on to iTunes Sunday night at 8 PM.
Noah "40" Shebib Calls Drake "The Best To Ever Do This"
Of course, OVO co-founder Noah "40" Shebib loves Drake, the man alongside whom he gained all of his wealth and prestige. But the Toronto producer has just awarded Drizzy with the highest praise imaginable, calling him "the best to ever do this" and saying that "there's no else" who can compare. He's the best to ever do this. I'll always stand by that. I've seen too much, I know too much about how this all works. There's no one else.