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Top five songs on Drake’s “For All the Dogs”
Adonis Graham
Drake’s “For All the Dogs” Album Cover Drake.”For All the Dogs”.

Drake has become the best rapper/ RNB artist ever. His newest album For All the Dogs has accumulated almost two billion streams in the first four months. I’ve ranked the top five songs on the album.

5. “First Person Shooter” This song is the only one featuring another artist on the list, J Cole. This is a hype track where Drake and J Cole rap about how they’re at the top of the rap game and express how they think they’re “Big as the Super Bowl.” This track was able to stream so well because of the word choice and how it makes people feel. It creates a fantasy of success and allows people to visualize their dreams through it. This song went #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Drake’s thirteenth number-one song and tying Michael Jackson for the most number-one on the Hot 100. The reason this song is ranked number five is because of how much it was overplayed and already peaked at number one.

4. “Virginia Beach” This song starts with an extremely catchy harmonizing intro by Frank Ocean, who is known for his amazing voice. Frank Ocean fans were happy with both his intro and outro on this song. Ocean’s parts in this song were the icing on the cake and ultimately helped it succeed. In the song Drake sings about a failed relationship and also the highs and lows of his career. The reason this song is ranked number four is because although the intro and outro make the song a lot better it can also get old very quickly.

3. “Drew A Picasso” This song samples a previous song called “The Motion.” The song’s main theme is trust issues in prior relationships; the theme highlights some of the insecurities Drake may have had. This song was overlooked at the release only making it to number 69 on the Billboard Hot 100. This song will easily make it into the category of Drake’s “classics” meaning it will age very well. This song features good verses and a good chorus. If the song was slightly longer and included another verse it would be the best song off the album.

2. “8am in Charlotte” This song is part of Drake’s timestamp collection that uses am/pm in the title. These songs tend to be Drake’s more lyrical songs in which he plays with words and uses metaphors to discuss his lifestyle. He talks about his highclass status and how little things don’t tend to bother him as much anymore because of the wealth he has been able to produce. He also gives some advice to the younger generation on how to be responsible with money, which is very relatable making it the reason why it is ranked number two. This song peaked at 38 in the world on Billboard Top 100 which is understandable because most of Drake’s timestamped songs are an acquired taste.

1. “Away From Home” Drake’s “Away From Home” is ranked number one on my list because of the story being told in the song. Drake expresses his personal experiences in the music industry and how he was able to rise to the top of the industry. This will be considered a classic as it ages and is a lyrical masterpiece engineered extremely well by BNYXⓇ SADPONY. As well as talking about his come-up he also throws shots at Kendrick Lamar asking him why he disappeared from the industry like he was taken. Drake’s best songs tend to be his least streamed and most regularly categorized as “underrated”. “Away From Home” peaked at number 97 on Billboard Hot 100 and only did about eleven million streams on Spotify.

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    Hagin FoleyApr 5, 2024 at 1:19 pm

    Nah the best song is Slime you out with SZA