Rapper Drake and billionaire Jeff Bezos took a minute to pause and replicate on how far they’ve come.
The “God’s Plan” hitmaker, 35, took to Instagram to bond with the Amazon founder over their humble beginnings, sharing a photograph of himself at the beginning of his profession, in addition to an image of Bezos within the early days of Amazon.
“Gotta begin someplace,” Drake wrote alongside the photographs, considered one of which reveals him in entrance of a door marked 1503 — reportedly his first condominium in Toronto, Canada.
Drake, whose actual identify is Aubrey Graham, beforehand talked about his first rental on his 2015 hit observe, “Know Your self.”
The submit caught Bezos’ eye because the enterprise magnate rushed to the feedback part.
“Began from the underside now we’re right here,” Bezos mentioned in reference to Drake’s 2013 smash hit.
“Holyyy Jeff is aware of concerning the man dem no one can chat to me at the moment!!! Massive Bezos within the feedback,” Drake responded.
Bezos, the second richest man on this planet, stepped down as CEO of Amazon final 12 months to give attention to his area journey firm Blue Origin. His wealth is now valued at $131 billion.
The pair aren’t any strangers to at least one one other, having beforehand teamed up for enterprise ventures and holidays collectively.
Bezos and Drake invested within the sports activities firm Extra time, which racked up $80 million in capital earlier this 12 months. The cash goes towards paying athletes and hiring new employees for the corporate’s teen basketball league, Extra time Elite, CBS Information reported.
And to ring within the new 12 months in type, the pair made a splash in St. Barts the place they joined a number of different A-listers, together with Leonardo DiCaprio, Meek Mill, and Jake Paul, Web page Six completely revealed.