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ON THIS DAY February 13th 2009 Drake DROPPED his 3rd OFFICIAL MIXTAPE, ‘So Far Gone’….The mixtape proved to be a major catalyst in the launching of Drake’s career on an international scale; So Far Gone was universally well received by professional critics and hip-hop fans alike.
The mixtape helped launch the careers of producers 40 and Boi-1da, whose contributions to the musical direction of the mixtape were applauded by critics.
“Successful” was released as the second single from So Far Gone. The single managed to peak at number 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and spent a total of 18 weeks on the chart. The song also reached the Top 5 on both the R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap charts peaking at number 3 and number 2 respectively. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) indicating sales of over 500,000 copies in the United States.