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    How The Internet Reacted To Drake's Surprise Album

    If you're reading this, let's catch you up to speed.

    Good morning! First, a brief recap:

    Once upon a time (last November), a loose-lipped shooting guard for the Toronto Raptors informed the world that a new Drake mixtape was coming, his first since 2009's So Far Gone, and everyone rejoiced.

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    On Thursday, a cryptic short film arrived, along with whispers that the new project was finally imminent.

    October's Very Own.

    And then it happened.

    Boom! Bang! Beyoncé!

    Many were caught off guard.

    WHY THE FUCK AM I IN LINE FOR 50 SHADES WHEN DRAKE JUST DROPPED HIS ALBUM

    Ira III, Part [email protected]Follow

    WHY THE FUCK AM I IN LINE FOR 50 SHADES WHEN DRAKE JUST DROPPED HIS ALBUM

    11:15 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    EVERYONE GO CHECK ITUNES DRAKE JUST PUT OUT A WHOLE NEW ALBUM

    Brian [email protected]Follow

    EVERYONE GO CHECK ITUNES DRAKE JUST PUT OUT A WHOLE NEW ALBUM

    11:05 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Yes hi 911, drake just dropped an album & I have no iTunes money

    Sam [email protected]Follow

    Yes hi 911, drake just dropped an album & I have no iTunes money

    11:27 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Others were confused.

    This Drake project a mixtape or an album? Whats this album in iTunes about?

    Reaction [email protected]_CoppoFollow

    This Drake project a mixtape or an album? Whats this album in iTunes about?

    11:13 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Is it a Drake mixtape or album? If it's a mixtape and he charging for it... ?

    Fractal Jedi/[email protected]Follow

    Is it a Drake mixtape or album? If it's a mixtape and he charging for it... ?

    11:12 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Not sure if that's an album or a mixtape. Drake's got me really confused on how ima illegally download his new music.

    [email protected]Follow

    Not sure if that's an album or a mixtape. Drake's got me really confused on how ima illegally download his new music.

    11:11 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Drake charging for a mixtape? Or is that the album?

    BasketballGod™@Thirst22Follow

    Drake charging for a mixtape? Or is that the album?

    11:10 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    DRAKE JUST DROPPED A MIXTAPE/ALBUM IDK BUT OMG CANT LIVE LIFE RN

    [email protected]Follow

    DRAKE JUST DROPPED A MIXTAPE/ALBUM IDK BUT OMG CANT LIVE LIFE RN

    11:07 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    (According to Drake's Thank Yous, it's a tape).

    Around the world, those who couldn't access the album fell into a panic.

    Drake's new album/mixtape he just dropped is only available on the US iTunes :(

    Josh [email protected]Follow

    Drake's new album/mixtape he just dropped is only available on the US iTunes :(

    11:11 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    So, Mr. @Drake...you drop your album ONLY on the US iTunes then take it off soundcloud so I can't listen to it..are you coming for me?

    Luke [email protected]Follow

    So, Mr. @Drake...you drop your album ONLY on the US iTunes then take it off soundcloud so I can't listen to it..are you coming for me?

    11:51 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    While others wished Apple would use its magical album delivery powers for good.

    Can iTunes put Drake's album on everyone's phone for free like they did that trash U2 album?

    WORLD STAR [email protected]Follow

    Can iTunes put Drake's album on everyone's phone for free like they did that trash U2 album?

    11:53 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    So can Apple replace U2's album on my phone with Drake's ?

    #lowkey @FU_imDiamondKFollow

    So can Apple replace U2's album on my phone with Drake's ?

    12:31 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Woulda much rather have had Drake's album automatically synced to my phone than U2 lol

    Cierra Jaye'@MissThrillaFollow

    Woulda much rather have had Drake's album automatically synced to my phone than U2 lol

    12:04 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But, since it's Drake, there was mostly a lot of emotion.

    OMG @DRAKE JUST DROPPED A 17 SONG ALBUM ON ITUNES DO U HEAR ME SCREAMING FROM JOY! 😭😍🙏 *plays on repeat for the next century*

    Madison [email protected]Follow

    OMG @DRAKE JUST DROPPED A 17 SONG ALBUM ON ITUNES DO U HEAR ME SCREAMING FROM JOY! *plays on repeat for the next century*

    11:30 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Bought this Drake album on iTunes an hour ago and I'm still hopping in position like someone who got saved in church.

    João [email protected]_Follow

    Bought this Drake album on iTunes an hour ago and I'm still hopping in position like someone who got saved in church.

    12:47 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    When @drake drops his album and you feel it too much. #ifyourereadingthisitstoolate

    [email protected]Follow

    When @drake drops his album and you feel it too much. #ifyourereadingthisitstoolate

    1:40 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Drake would drop an album right before Valentine's Day

    Kate [email protected]_BeckmanFollow

    Drake would drop an album right before Valentine's Day

    11:51 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I just stopped thinking about my ex and then Drake drops his new album 😭

    Feb 14th [email protected]Follow

    I just stopped thinking about my ex and then Drake drops his new album

    12:55 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    When you find out Drake just released a new album

    [email protected]Follow

    When you find out Drake just released a new album

    12:46 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    i can't listen to the new drake album because i've been feeling emotionally unstable

    it me [email protected]Follow

    i can't listen to the new drake album because i've been feeling emotionally unstable

    12:35 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    This Drake mixtape already got me wet no homo

    Jayひ@CloutGodFollow

    This Drake mixtape already got me wet no homo

    11:33 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    [email protected] just dropped a surprise album on us like we don't got work in the morning: http://t.co/Q6qohENpYe 

    [email protected]Follow

    [email protected] just dropped a surprise album on us like we don't got work in the morning: http://t.co/Q6qohENpYe 

    12:00 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Drake's new mixtape dropping tonight may change my life

    Anthony @Jus_MethodzFollow

    Drake's new mixtape dropping tonight may change my life

    10:50 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    WHEN DRAKE DROPS A WHOLE 17 TRACK MIXTAPE RANDOMLY:

    Drake [email protected]Follow

    WHEN DRAKE DROPS A WHOLE 17 TRACK MIXTAPE RANDOMLY:

    11:44 PM - 12 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Many early reviews were positive.

    Drake new mixtape 🔥🔥🔥 of course

    This @Drake album is dope. 6 songs in. I Definitely fuck with it.

    Shaheem [email protected]Follow

    This @Drake album is dope. 6 songs in. I Definitely fuck with it.

    1:23 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Firm believer that Drake gets better with each album; he's just BETTER on NWTS than he was on Take Care. And look, he's better than ever now

    Jason [email protected]Follow

    Firm believer that Drake gets better with each album; he's just BETTER on NWTS than he was on Take Care. And look, he's better than ever now

    12:48 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I Guess Drake Tryna Have Mixtape & Album Of The Year 😳🔥🔥🔥🔥

    lil kids gon be playin the new drake mixtape at lunch tomorrow like

    Liza [email protected]Follow

    lil kids gon be playin the new drake mixtape at lunch tomorrow like

    2:02 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But not all of them.

    Alright I'm going to say it, this was the first drake mixtape I've been disappointed in

    Charlie Blas Jr @ChiloteCharlieFollow

    Alright I'm going to say it, this was the first drake mixtape I've been disappointed in

    12:46 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Drake mixtape was alright… I'll wait for the album

    [email protected]_Follow

    Drake mixtape was alright… I'll wait for the album

    2:43 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    This Drake mixtape/album is hardly cohesive. These are nothing but throwaway tracks.

    [email protected]Follow

    This Drake mixtape/album is hardly cohesive. These are nothing but throwaway tracks.

    2:13 AM - 13 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    By now, though, Drake music is starting to feel like the weather in New England: If you don't like it, just wait a minute — there's probably something else coming.

    October's Very Own.

    #wayup #blessed