[Verse 1: Drake]

Uh
Black hearts on my cardigan
At the crib telling ya girl that we should order in
Tell G to put his feet up on the ottoman
We just up against a bunch of rappers I go harder than
Damn

I'm so catch-trina smarter than a lot of these niggas
Swear the coach just brought the starter in
Yeah and I'm the type to tell ya daughter things
I float high, don't try and cut my water winnnnggggs
I'm still myself, suicide bars I kill myself
Charge it to the game, I'll bill myself and
I don't feel ya'll but I feel myselllf
[? ]Tell em' I deserve a mazeltov
I'm rappin like a shepherd with the muzzle off
I'm next to blow—pause
And I can hear the critics talking over the applause

Yeah
I tried to tell em', Future let em' know
Send the haters all my love—X and O
I got a black box where suggestions go
But I don't really give a fuck
It's prolly best you know
My reality is brighter than ya dreams are
I gotcha dream girl riding in ya dream car
Yeah and the visual is stunning
I hope they document what I'm becoming
Congratulations

["oh"]

[Verse 2: Drake]

So what you want- an award or somethin?
I'm at the private airport boarding somethin'
I see nothin' from afar but I'm far from nothin'
Put on your poker face
I'll pull ya card if ya bluffinnnnn'
But I ain't with the hard talk
I got a monopoly, catch me on my boardwalk
Like I said we pull ya card and find out you're a Hallmark
Just know I'm breakin world records—no false start
I don't see your point unless it's gunpoint or somethin'
My deal like Weezy first week—1.suttin'
And my verses getting stupider
Wayne if you're on Mars—can you pick me up from Jupiterrrr?
Phone blowin' up, so I'm cuttin off my cellular
I'm a superstar, noted on to my nebula
I will break a leg, break an arm and a fibula
When I break it down
When I When I break it dow-ownnnn
I hug and kiss the drum kick
I put the beat in my back pocket and just sit
But you could never be my ass—pause
Again, damnit ya'll? Again?
Ya'll, pretend that we are some men that get it on and in
I'll die before I lose, cause I was born to win
If he don't fuck with ya'll, then don't bother him and
Yes, I fuck this game but I won't father them
Right... Uh

["oh"]

[Verse 3: Drake]

It's like
These days man, I'm booked and I'm busy
Dad named me Drake, Footz named me Drizzy
They tried to tell me I'd never be nothing but a protégé
But if you watched the VMA's there's nothing more to sayyy
I got the key to happiness and all the copies
Remember this day like ya bought a poppy and
Damn how I get so nice?
I just spent it all once bout to get rich twice
Surprise party bitch now it's on and poppin'
I always choose dough like it's my only option
Cause money always knows best
Chain snatch flow they say get it off your chestttt
And I'm what all the fuss about and if they talking
I bet I'm what they discussion bout
Hit me at the office—same extension
Consider me the reason ya'll should pay attention

[Outro: Lil Wayne]

It's crack
A yo Drizzy—you shoulda said that on the hook
You shoulda been like: "congratulations"
It's crack
Yeah
It's crack (ha ha)
Congratulations
Ladies and gentlemannn


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  • 0
    Song MeaningA) I fucking love Drake. And this song. A lot.
    B) "Suicide bars I kill myself" - I love this line for some reason but don't know what it means?
    pawlowskion September 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti'm pretty sure when he says "suicide bars i kill myself" he means that his lyrics (bars) are so good that it totally amazes even himself
    i'm not a big rap fan but damn drake is pretty badass
    love this song
    iamgeeon November 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthis best song. fucking amazing .
    billy talent is godon December 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI feel like this song is congratulating the game for bringing out a rapper[himself]
    who is eccentric, and can change the whole rap game.

    "Congratulations. it's crack!" :]
    johdatchikon April 08, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIts not "Black hearts on my cardigan" correction its "Black hearts on my card again"

    and where it says "[?]Tell em' I deserve a mazeltov" the correction is "Antidote Tell em' I deserve a mazeltov"
    groobie16on November 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy reality is brighter than your dreams are. He's made it even though people thought he wouldn't. Such a pretty song.
    legslikelittlespiderson January 11, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLovvvve it!
    rburdet4on February 05, 2011   Link

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