By the standards of his future success, the accomplishments of Drake’s first mixtape were very humble, selling only 6,000 copies in 2006. Still, it helped establish Drake as a musician and built up an audience for his next mixtape. One of themost impressive songs from this first mixtape is Make Things Right, in which Drake emphasizes that there is more to life than fame and fortune. Collaborations Money (Remix) , featuring Nickelus F AM 2 PM , featuring Nickelus F Bad Meaning Good , featuring Slakah the Beatchild Make Things Right, featuring Slakah the Beatchild A Scorpio’s Mind , featuring Nickelus F

In many ways, Replacement Girl put Drake on the map. Collaborations Closer , featuring Andreena Mill Replacement Girl, featuring Trey Songz Give Ya , featuring Trey Songz Don’t U Have a Man , featuring Dwele and Little Brother The Last Hope , featuring Kardinal Offishall and Andreena Mill Must Hate Money , featuring Rich Boy Do What U Do (Remix) , featuring Malice and Nickelus F Easy to Please , featuring Richie Sosa Faded , featuring Nickelus F Underdog , featuring Trey Songz Think Good Thoughts , featuring Phonte and eLZhi Man of the Year , featuring Lil Wayne S o F ar G one (Released February 13, 2009) Drake kept the momentum up by releasing S o F ar G one in 2009—his golden ticket to worldwide fame. Two of its singles became hits on the Billboard Hot 100 list: Best I Ever Had was number two, and Successful reached number

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When Drake released his sophomore mixtape, it brought him even greater exposure. He created a music video for Replacement Girl , a collaboration with Trey Songz, that was featured on BET. The appearance was a first for any unsigned Canadian musician.






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