Hotline Bling


July 31st, 2015

Someone used to call Drake on his cellphone, but ever since he left the city, that someone has a reputation. Now you're hanging with some girls that Drake's never seen before. See, you'd call him late at night when you needed his love. Now, he's stuck wondering if you're with someone else. You've changed, and Drake is worried. He misses the old you.

Did you know?

  • "Hotline Bling" has been called a "Quasi-cover" of the song "Cha Cha" by D.R.A.M., due to the similarities in the beats and vocal melodies.
  • "Hotline Bling" debuted at No. 66 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent six weeks on the chart before finally breaking into the top 20.
  • British pop star Sam Smith and the electronic music duo Disclosure covered the hit on BBC Radio's Live Lounge.
  • "Hotline Bling" also samples heavily from Timmy Thomas' 1972 hit "Why Can't We Live Together."
  • "Hotline Bling" hit number one on iTunes on September 21st, 2015.