Care Package

Drake - Care Package
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
User Score
Based on 260 ratings
Liked by 4 people
August 2, 2019 / Release Date
Compilation / Format
OVO / Label
Pop Rap / Genres
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As opportunistic as the release of Care Package is, the reminder of Drake’s work at the margins during his most prolific creative period is a timely one. The compilation layers history upon history, creating a dense nostalgia.


Despite it being made up of songs that were cast off, leaked, or used as bait, it serves as a kind of shadow career overview that gives a full picture of Drake as a talented, forward-thinking, frustrating, monomaniacal, and important artist.

Rolling Stone

A collection of tracks that were only available on Soundcloud and Youtube plays like a shadow history of his decade-long dominance.

The Independent

This isn’t an artistic project as much as it is a business ploy ­– repackaging leftovers apparently without taking the effort to remix or remaster some of them.

The Needle Drop

Many of the songs on Care Package were better off unreleased.

Good to see Drake rereleasing the tracks he dropped when he was signed to zippyshare records

It's no secret that Drake has been on a decline since his IYRTITL "mixtape" (except for More Life, that project was underrated), but you guys cannot tell me that this compilation is anywhere near terrible. I swear this site has a hate-boner for anything Drake does for no reason.
Type of care package to have too much of the same rations
Aubrey releases some songs, in a move that his die-hard fans will surely adore. However, as a project, it's nothing more than just a playlist of Drake songs. So the content of this is really what everyone excepted from him, even without knowing a single track here prior to this release.
While this playlist makes sense to a bit, it's marginally better than Scorpion only because it isn't as long.
As a conclusion it's basically exactly what you think it is, no surprises at all, both in terms of ... read more
Wow I had never heard of this album before, I’m actually kind of impressed with some of these tracks. At least more impressed than I have been with Drake on his previous albums, which felt like he just didn’t know how to make music anymore on half of the tracks. This is a different Drake, this is a Drake that’s still hungry to grow in his career, as with his latest records every time he releases it he is the biggest artist on the planet for a few months after release, so in ... read more
I wish this Drake still existed.
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Track List

  1. Dreams Money Can Buy
  2. The Motion
  3. How Bout Now
  4. Trust Issues
  5. Days in the East
  6. Draft Day
  7. 4pm in Calabasas
  8. 5 Am in Toronto
  9. I Get Lonely
  10. My Side
  11. Jodeci Freestyle (feat. J. Cole)
  12. Club Paradise
  13. Free Spirit (feat. Rick Ross)
  14. Heat of the Moment
  15. Girls Love Beyoncé (feat. James Fauntleroy)
  16. Paris Morton Music
  17. Can I
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Added on: August 1, 2019