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Old Drake Lyrics Allegedly Found In Memphis Dumpster

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According to a report from TMZ, pages of the Toronto superstar’s old handwritten lyrics were recently discovered in a dumpster. At the time of these lyrics, the Take Care artist was allegedly working on music in his uncle’s Memphis factory. Once it closed down, the pages somehow ended up in the garbage.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 04: Drake attends the LA Premiere Of HBO’s “Euphoria” at The Cinerama Dome on June 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

It’s certainly hard to tell exactly what year Drake penned the lyrics. However, one of the pages does contain bars for a song seemingly titled “Come Spring.” On Drizzy’s first mixtape, 2006’s Room For Improvement, there’s a song called “Come Winter” within the tracklist.

 

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“We’re in the age of conflict and knowledge / But we’re trapped in this cage of barbed wire and wreckage with the freedom to go to college / The freedom to indulge and dissolve ourselves in the process / The law says / You have witnessed / an audience in the race of silence,” young Drake wrote on one of the pages.

Thanks to Moments In Time, a famous authentic autograph and memorabilia dealer, the notebook is going up for sale. The price point is reportedly $20,000.This has proven to be a successful 2022 for the 36-year-old OVO icon. In November, he claimed another Billboard record, becoming the only artist ever to occupy at least eight of the top 10 songs in the Hot 100 chart simultaneously on two different occasions. This feat is thanks to his most recent album, the 21 Savage collab Her Loss. Furthermore, the album marks the biggest opening week for a hip-hop/R&B album in 2022, selling 411,000 copies.

Would you consider buying this piece of music history if you have a cool $20,000 laying around? Let us know in the comments down below. Finally, make sure to tune into our newest holiday playlist here.