Five years ago today, on February 13, 2009, Drake released So Far Gone. You know the cover, the little kid with head skyward, tiny hearts and dollar bills floating down against the black background. "I'm trying to do it all tonight," are the first words heard, but it's far more likely that the collection of songs takes place over a series of nights. There are too many memories revisited, too many conversations and doubts turned over for just one night.

But the production from Noah "40" Shebib—as much a part of Drake's persona as cozy sweaters and sensitive lyrics—keeps the mood consistent. His beats conjure streetlights gliding across the bodies of cars driving down highways after dark. Everything moves slow. There's always time for another discussion about making it ("Successful") or that girl you give 99% of your thoughts to ("Houstalantavegas"). There's also time for moving away from the talkative bunch at the party, feeling lonely, and then feeling frustrated ("Say What's Real").

These are the things that make Drake Drake. These are also the things that make you want to track his mood with a goofy emo thermometer (complete with Drake faces from happy to sad to Marvin's Room). It's all part of what makes Drake great, the invitation to share in his feelings, and then laugh about those same feelings. Really, he's okay with you doing both.

So now it's time to monitor Drake's emotions since So Far Gone dropped:

April 16, 2009 - "Freestyles" off his BlackBerry on Hot 97



Aug. 1, 2009 - Injures his knee while rapping in New Jersey


March 8, 2010 - Lil Wayne is sentenced to serve a year in jail



May 2010 - Rihanna starts dating Matt Kemp



June 15, 2010 - Thank Me Later drops



Nov. 4, 2010 - Lil Wayne is released from jail



November 12, 2010 - Runs into Rihanna at a bodega, feels the magic coming back



Feb. 13, 2011 - Fails to win a Grammy for "Over"



May 12, 2011 - Releases "I'm on One," a song about friends



Sept. 26, 2011 - Pusha T takes issue with Drake's swag/sweater combinations in a freestyle



Nov. 2, 2011 - Common takes subliminal shots on "Sweet" 



Nov. 9, 2011 - Big Ghostface reviews Take Care



Nov. 15, 2011 - Take Care drops


Nov. 29, 2011 - "The Motto" is released as a single



Dec. 15, 2011 - Zac Efron shows off his brand new "YOLO" tattoo



Dec. 23, 2011- Young woman gets "DRAKE" tattooed on her forehead, Drake threatens tattoo artist



Jan. 6, 2012 - Drake sends subliminals at Common on "Stay Schemin"



Jan. 9, 2012 - Common claps back by referencing a ginger ale



June 3, 2012 - Peter Rosenberg disses Nicki Minaj



June 14, 2012 - Breaks bottles with Chris Brown at W.i.P.



Feb. 2, 2013 - Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" hits No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100



Feb. 9, 2013 - Take Care wins Best Rap Album at the Grammys



Feb. 10, 2013 - Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" still at No. 1, though


March 13, 2013 - Amanda Bynes is just being honest


May 15, 2013 - Photo of Drake wearing Dada hits the Internet; hijinks ensue



June 20, 2013 - Fails to enter Miami Heat locker room during the NBA Finals



Aug. 5, 2013 - Brings out Kanye West at OVO Fest in Toronto



Aug. 12, 2013 - Kendrick Lamar delivers his "Control" verse

Aug. 16, 2013 - Papoose responds to "Control;" hijinks ensue



Sept. 20, 2013 - Nothing Was the Same drops



Oct. 03, 2013 - Kendrick Lamar disses Drake in his BET Awards Cypher



Dec. 17, 2013 - Drake snaps at Kendrick on the remix to Future's "Sh!t" 



Dec. 28, 2013 - Releases "We Made It" with Soulja Boy



Dec. 30, 2013 - Releases "Trophies"



Jan. 18, 2014 - Has great fun hosting Saturday Night Live



Jan. 26, 2014 - Macklemore wins all the Grammys


Feb. 7, 2014 - Spotted with Rihanna in an L.A. nightclub



Feb. 12, 2014 - Disses Macklemore for his Grammy apology in Rolling Stone, then gets angry with Rolling Stone for alleged Kanye West diss

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