305 to My City

Album: Nothing Was the Same (2013)
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  • Here, Drake spits rhymes about his love for Miami (and for strippers) over a subdued Detail instrumental. 305 is the area code to Miami, and although Drizzy is from Toronto, Canada, he considers the Florida city to be his hometown. He owned for a time two condos in Miami's Marquis building, which is on Biscayne Boulevard downtown. Drake boasted about them on the Take Care track "The Motto" ("Got a condo up in Biscayne").
  • Detail later fell badly out with Drake. The producer claimed that, in 2014, Drake offered him a role as his executive producer as a result of the song, but he refused, saying he didn't want to work with just one artist. Detail then got beaten up by the rapper's bodyguard Chubbs and had "multiple threats" thrown at him. Detail, who claimed Drake ordered the assault, took the rapper to court seeking restitution damages.


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