But if you're now feeling like those nights when you drunkenly agree to going back to a guy / chick's house, only to realise as soon as you get there and the booze has worn off that you have no idea what you've gotten yourself into; well, Pilerats are here for you. HE STARTED WITH THE FUCKIN' BEST TAPE It was an unofficial mixtape the young Canadian released in 2009 – So Far Gone – that put him on the world’s radar, and that kick-started a career that would eventually witness Drake join the ranks of Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Kanye as a major player in the hip hop world.
We've done the Internet equivalent of Facebook stalking Drake and have compiled a complete background check on him, , so that when you roll into the arena next month in your best leathers, you'll be going in confidently enough to yell along to even the ad-libs, and you'll be more than able to sound like you know what you're talking about when everyone's discussing what lyrics he shifted at drinks after the show. When So Far Gone was first released online by Drake online in 2009, it was downloaded 2,000 times in two hours: a shocking amount for an unsigned, relatively unknown artist.
Rapper Drake gets around, but so does video vixen Dollicia Bryan. right now spending the Holidays together.” Drake and Dollicia celebrated her Smooth magazine cover at Club Eden in Los Angeles this past weekend. Drake and Dollicia met earlier this year at her birthday party in January.
These two have been linked to many the last couple of months and now they’ve found their way into each other’s arms. Bryan was dating actor/writer Hill Harper at the time while Drake was linked to a few different women.
With so many videos, so many fans, and so many assets it was only right that all of the hottest magazines sought Dollicia to grace their pages.
The fans love her so much that her cover of Show magazine was the largest selling copy ever!!
There were rumors that Dollicia was dating Kim Kardashian’s ex-Kris Humphries and her rep quickly shut down those rumors and revealed the truth. When her relationship with Harper fizzled out she moved onto Drake.
on Wednesday where Drake posted a photo on his instagram account of Dollicia eating cotton candy.
The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B chart (marking his 5th album to do so) and #15 on the Billboard 200.
Actress & model Dollicia Bryan is rising to the top faster than anyone ever expected, even herself.
The former radio-personality from Portland, Oregon says that she loves working in videos and movies and is excited about her future.
Instead, Drake focused on growing pains, with lyrics that explored the young rapper’s coming to terms with relationships and dating, in a modern twenty-somethings Twitter and text and Facebook filled world – themes that made millions of young people who couldn’t identify with the luxury, high-ballin’ lifestyle of big rappers like Rick Ross, who were also trending at the time, feel more comfortable with the awkward, still-figuring-shit-out Drake: “I’ve done some bad things, I’ve done my loves wrong, and I’m actually probably gonna do these groupies a little wrong too tomorrow, so let me apologize for now.” Drake signed to Young Money (Universal) later that same year, who re-released the tape as an EP, that still holds its own today.
This Complex article from last year proves that, as Complex’s music staff react to the tape, five years on: “He foretold every awkward party when you're young, dumb, and see your ex talking with your next...