Drake gets commentary from Jeff Bezos referring to their humble beginnings: ‘Start from the bottom, now we’re here’
Drake received a response to an Instagram post from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Wednesday, with the subject of their humble beginnings.
The 35-year-old Canadian superstar posted a few photos, one of him outside his former Toronto apartment, the other Bezos working in a small office when Amazon was a start-up.
The Toronto native captioned the shot, “You gotta start somewhere,” while Bezos, 58, responded with the title of Drake’s 2013 hit, “Start from the Bottom.”
The latest: Drake, 35, received a response Wednesday to an Instagram post from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, 58, with the subject of their humble beginnings
The God’s Plan artist, whose full name is Aubrey Drake Graham, had previously mentioned the apartment, located at Fort York 15 in Toronto, on his 2015 song Know Yourself.
Drake and collaborator Noah ’40’ Shebib, 39, were on site when they put together Drake’s 2009 mixtape So Far Gone, which launched his career to new heights, Complex reported.
Shebib’s room in the apartment was used as a studio space.
Bezos — who has a personal net worth of $138 billion, according to Bloomberg, second only to Elon Musk — initially launched Amazon in 1994 as an online bookstore headquartered in the garage of the Seattle home he was renting at the time.
Drake posted an image of Bezos working in a small office when Amazon was still a start-up
Bezos initially launched Amazon in 1994 as an online bookstore headquartered in the garage of the Seattle home he was renting at the time.
Drake and Bezos are no strangers to each other as they invested together in the sports company Overtime earlier this year
Drake and Bezos are no strangers to each other, as they teamed up earlier this year by investing in the sports company Overtime, which received $80 million in capital to pay the athletes and hire new staff for the teen basketball league. Overtime Elite. to CBS news.
Drake and Bezos are two of the project’s high-profile investors, who have also received funding from NBA stars including Devin Booker, Trae Young, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant.
The rapper and business magnate called in St. Barts in 2022 at an island party hosted by Richie Akiva, Ernesto Bertarelli and Darren Dzienciol, Page Six reported.