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What a Time to Be Alive is Future's tape Drake's just rapping on it

Like a business struggling to retain its core customers in the midst of a major expansion, Drake has spent the entirety of 2015 fighting for hip-hop's loyalty through his music and extracurricular activities. His February mixtape If You re Reading This It's Too Late eschewed the warmth and easy melody of 2013's Nothing Was the Same for cold, sinister production and the hardest verses of his career. When he was challenged by contemporary Meek Mill over the summer, he came out swinging with a pair of cutting diss tracks and a knockout-via-memes at his own OVO Fest, sending a message that he was willing to embrace retaliation.

Last night, he executed another tactical maneuver by releasing a collaborative mixtape with singular weirdo / trap...

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