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13 Drake Songs Reviewed



These Drake songs can be broken up deeper about what drives success. Drake has been through this reality and that is why he is who he is today.

He had to pass by all the people that didn't believe in him saying he isn't good enough. Some were those that were supposed to love and support him.

This song by Drake emphasizes all of those who were either jealous of what he was heading towards or people that should have cared about the ambitions that he had but didn't.

Songs By Drake That We Should Understand Better



What Does Drake "Energy" Mean? (A Drake Song Released In 2015)



I got enemies, got a lotta enemies Got a lotta people tryna drain me of this energy

There will be people jealous of you when they see how great you have become. They realize that you have what they don't.

They can't understand how you got there but at the same time, they feel like they look bad for not being as good as you.

They have plenty of financial problems that they seem like they can't overcome yet they want to attack you.

You are in their spotlight because they see you doing so well. They keep that “can’t do it” mindset. They see that you “can.”

I heard everybody talking bout what they gonna be I got high hopes for you niggas, we gon' see

Some people have that talk but no walk. More power to them if they can put into the work. It’s easier said than done.

Don’t say you are going to do something if you are not able to back it up. If you don’t, in the end, you are nothing more than a failure.

Ex-girl she the female version of me

All she did back in the day was push you to the standards you should have always had in the first place.

Now that you do that to yourself, you start thinking, was it her that pushed it out of me or did I learn to do it after she left me? More about "Drake Energy."

What Does Drake "The Ride" Mean? (A Drake Song Released In 2011)



I hate when people say they feel me man, I hate that shit. It’ll be a long time before yall feel me, if ever

The way I feel about this lyric is the fact that I took a lot of things to heart throughout my life experience of being deployed, married, divorced, and financially insecure and so on. 

There are those that say “I feel ya” but some of those people have no idea what these responsibilities put you through. 

When it comes to having survived all of this pain, you have a special force that has brought you to adapt to all of that. 



I am not saying that I am the strongest when it comes to adapting to these struggles. I am just pointing out those who have not had to deal with the many frustrations of others.

When you say you feel me, your history best have the same amount of difficulties as mine because if not, those words don’t mean a thing to me. 

I know those who are reading this know exactly what I’m talking about.

You wont feel me til everybody say they love you, but it's not love

This is what I’m talking about. All of those who told you they loved you but ended up using words instead of feelings. 

You thought the support was there but soon you realized that they never really cared.

Whats good at home? The same hoes are still at it, I shoulda known

Some things never change. There are those who want to continue playing their games and keeping the drama alive rather than improve their lives and do something worth their time.

They use all of this energy on causing problems against each other because they are bored. That energy could be used towards a future goal but instead, it's better to live by making someone else's life hell.

What did you do with your time though? You ignored all that drama. You avoided these kinds of people. Then you started working on a career for yourself.

The energy you had, you used on yourself. Now that you are back home visiting, you see the same old thing. Except for this time, you look at yourself and say "I am glad I didn't waste my time doing that."

What Does Drake "Started From The Bottom" Mean? (A Drake Song Released In 2013)





Started from the bottom now we're here

Starting from the bottom is going from nothing to complete financial freedom. You did not realize what "here" meant until you pushed yourself to find out.

You wanted to work on making the best of yourself while you struggled. You knew that you had to do something about your situation. Drake is a prime example of this.

This song can inspire anyone to concentrate on a goal they never pursued before. You feel like you don't want to waste your time on an idea that might not work.

That is a wrong mindset to have though. You don't know what will work if you don't try it out. At least if you try and fail, you can learn from that mistake.

Success doesn't happen overnight. It happens when you put all your effort into something. If that fails, you figure out why it did. You learn from that and try it out again and again until it works, canceling out all the errors you had before.

I was trying to get it on my own Working all night, traffic on the way home

Once you feel like you are making progress, you have to remember why the progress is showing results. You invested working all night into it and that is why it is starting to happen.

Everyone was going home for the day. You didn't care about that. Your day was never over with because you were trying to make your goals happen. People worked their 9 to 5 and took it as day over for them.

You weren't thinking about that. You did your 9 to 5 then did your 5 pm to 1 am working on your future. The future that will cancel out your 9 to 5 and make it a whenever you want to start your day kind of hours.

I just think it's funny how it goes Now I'm on the road, half a million for a show

Once all of that extra time took place and results are showing numbers finally, you feel relieved. It's what you have been working on for so long. Your professional life has now taken a turn for your control.

You can now quit that job that made your funds limited for so long because now it's time to get paid for the talent that you had all along. You learned the way to be financially independent because of all your time you dedicated to learning from trial and error.

Your success is here and you got what you wanted that anyone would deserve after all the hard work and effort. Congratulations, you started from the bottom and now you can live what the "here" is.


What Does Drake "0 To 100" Mean? (A Drake Song Released In 2014)



My actions been louder than my words

Instead of talking about what you are going to do with your life, go out and do it. Drake made actions by speaking his words about what he felt. Once he had the content, he creatively put it into mix tapes.

He marketed himself to the right people. His talent became noticed because of what actions he took to bring it to those people.

Always do the work and talk little about it. The more you talk about it, the more it sounds like you are full of it. If you know what the first step is towards your own success, simply take it. If you don't, learn what that first step is.

If I ain't the greatest then I'm headed for it

If you want to be the greatest, go for it. As you put the work in, you will be it. Don't have the confidence in what you want to do until the results begin to start presenting itself.

Never say that you are the greatest, always head for it. After people say that you are the greatest, take it is a nice compliment. Know that there is always something more.

As soon as you stop pushing yourself because you believe you are the greatest is when you won't be the greatest anymore because your competition is right behind you doing what you are.

Headed where nobody took it, who meetin' me there?

Being original is what it is all about. If you go towards what someone else has already down then how will that make you any different? People want to naturally see new not what has been done already.

Once you get that popularity off of that new biggest thing, don't stop. You have to keep going because someone will try and do that with their own originality. Create that destiny for yourself and own it by not letting anyone else catch up to you.

Be selfish when it comes to your profession and creation because someone else behind you will snatch it up faster then you can turn around to see if they were behind you.

What Does Drake "Sacrifices" Mean? (A Drake Song Released In 2017)




Sorry, no, not today, you gotta find your own way

Find your path and as you start living it, be quiet about it. Let people do their own thing. Don't try to gain their approval on it by talking to them about it. When you see results, don't let anyone know about it.

They might try to see how you are going about doing it and realize that they can do it too with a more creative twist. Remember, it's you or them out there. If they all become successful with your idea, they won't care about giving you the credit.

When it comes to something so special that makes a lot of money, those kinds of people will leave you in the dust and take it for themselves. Just tell them they have to find their own way when they ask what you are up to.

I made sacrifices, I been ballin' ever since

Sacrifices come when you have to give up other things in life that you might have been used to for a long time. Without those in your way, you can concentrate on what you need to be done. It's possible that you were trying to impress them but they never were going to be completely impressed.

My advice is to understand what things you can control instead of trying to gain the satisfaction of everyone else. They will never care as much as you do. It's not worth it to follow behind them.

In this day and age, you have to be your own leader. People will naturally follow others when they see how exciting it is. Unfortunately, take it from myself, I realize that most don't care about the road to success. They don't really see how much effort you are putting into something.

All they are concerned with is if it works or not. If you spend a year on something that might take two years, people naturally think that you are not succeeding. They believe that you are just wasting your time and it becomes uninteresting to them.

Those are the people that you have to leave out of your ideas and goals in life. It is not interesting to them and they will, therefore, be a speed bump along your road to success.

Yeah, I did some wrong, I had no choice in my defense

You might have ignored all of those who had doubts about where you were going. The time you spent with them might have not been a lot because you were so focused on what you knew you had to do, even if they seemed non-supportive of it.

They might have stopped being interested in you all together because you were no longer fun. Unfortunately, those are the sacrifices you had to take in order to get your dreams to happen.

I hear a lot of people say your dreams are just that, dreams. It is possible that those are the wrong people I should be involved with in my life. Those people don't agree with becoming better, only staying within their realm of what works.

They are the ones that will try out something and after a day or two, if it didn't work, they gave up.

You had no choice but not to give up because you are not a quitter. You will try until it works and you will figure it out eventually. You will keep going if there are results slowly showing. You are the type of person that will stop and go after something else if it might be too complicated and take a while to do.

The point is, you will not quit after little effort. You will put in as much effort as you have inside. If it is wasting your ambition trying out a certain profession, you will switch gears and put your ambition to succeed in another project that shows progression.

You are special in a way that you won't stop until you see your actions showing results.