Drake and Future’s ‘What a Time to Be Alive’ Available for Streaming
Get ready to replay your favorite tracks from What a Time to Be Alive. The collaborative mixtape between Future and Drake is now available to stream after it was played on Drizzy's OVO Sound via Beats 1 Radio on Sunday (Sept. 20). It's also for available for purchase via iTunes.
According to the Toronto rapper, the 11-track project was the "fastest we've pulled something together." But after a few weeks of speculation and increasing doubt from fans as the days passed, the Metro Boomin-executive produced effort surfaced.
"Diamonds Dancing" became an instant favorite with the Twitterverse. Fire emojis were the go-to to describe the track. The spacey beat fills the background of the song as Future sings that he's "sippin' on Dom Perignon for no reason" and adds lines like "ballin in the middle of the club, no jersey," before the bass hits heavily.
Drake is next as he coos, "You know what I need from you when I get home," before he mentions that it's "hard to find time" with his lady. Drizzy, with his heart on his sleeve, also mentions that he's "too good" for his "ungrateful" love interest. Allen Ritter and Frank Dukes join Metro Boomin on production here.
Another jewel from the project is "Plastic Bags," where the Young Money artist takes the lead. Drizzy urges a stripper to "get a plastic bag" and "pick up all the cash" since "you danced all night, girl, you deserve it." He also throws a nod to the Dirty Sprite 2 creator's specialty drink as he raps about "liquor with the sedatives." The song, produced by Neenyo, brings Future in to boast over the smooth, laid-back beat. "Throw enough money on a Monday than you made in a year," raps Future.
One fan tweeted that the song "makes me wanna work hard to become the best stripper that I could possibly be."
For fans wondering where the project got its name, Drake gives a shout out to the man who inadvertently came up with What a Time to Be Alive. According to the If You're Reading This It's Too Late creator, when he sent a text to writer Ernest Baker about the mixtape he and Future were planning to release, Baker responded with the title that has the internet going nuts tonight.
Experience Drake and Future's collabo below.
UPDATE: The streaming player for What a Time to Be Alive is no longer available. To hear Drake and Future's new mixtape, head over to iTunes to purchase now.
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