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Riff: Drake – “Started from the Bottom”

Feb 18, 2013

I done kept it real from the jump/Livin’ in my mama house, we argue every month

from Started from the Bottom lyrics by Drake

The lead single to Drake’s untitled full length is a win-win for him: You’re either going to love it for its elementary lyrics and accessible hook or hate it because it’s the most primitive thing he’s ever stamped his name on. Either way you’ll be paying attention, which is exactly what he wants.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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