Drake Has A Lyric For Almost Every Year Of His Life

23 February 2018, 16:06 | Updated: 28 February 2018, 10:09

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Drizzy has definitely been keeping a track of time.

Since Drake announced himself on the word stage in 2009, the Canadian rapper has released an undeniable stream of Hip-Hop and R&B hits – cementing himself as one of the greats. 

But little-known to many fans, Drake has been documenting his amazing progress using subtle timestamps about his age.

From his teens to his thirties, here is a compilation of some of Drake’s greatest lyrics about his age.

“I touched down in ’86. Knew I was a man by the age of 6.”

Drake Feat. 2 Chainz & Big Sean - 'All Me'



“I was paying mama’s rent when I was turning 17.”

Drake - '10 Bands'



“I just listened to Closer To My Dreams. Wide eyed and uneducated at 19.”

Drake - '30 For 30 Freestyle'


“You saw it in me at 20 years old. The lingo start to sound like we talkin' in code.”

Drake - 'Views'


“I just tell the truth so I'm cool in every hood spot. 21 years and I ain't ever met a good cop.” 

Drake - 'I'm Going In'



“Before you said "You're mine" I was yours already. 22, had the Bentley 4 door already.” 

Beyonce Feat. Drake - 'Mine'



“23 and going through a midlife crisis, but trust me I still deliver like a midwife.”

Drake - 'Paris Morton Music' 



26 on my third GQ cover. Your new sh*t sound like you do covers on all of my old sh*t, oh sh*t.”

Drake Feat. J. Cole - 'Jodeci Freestyle'



Ask yourself, how do we match up now? Cause I'm only 27 and I'm only gettin' better.”

Drake - '0-100/The Catch Up'



“28 at midnight, wonder what's next for me. Longevity, wonder how long they'll check for me.”

Drake - '6PM In New York'



“You ain't own it right away, you had to wait on nigg*s. Man, I'm only 29, have some patience with us.”

Drake Feat. 21 Savage - 'Sneakin'


Mind. Blown.


"Dirty 30, workin' on me"

Drake - 'Diplomatic Immunity'

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