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Drake's "Laugh Now Cry Later" Lyrics Will Help You Live In The Moment

Drake is on a roll in 2020. He had everyone dancing with the release of "Tootsie Slide" in April, and enlisted Justin Bieber for a hilarious music video for his DJ Khaled collab "Popstar" in September. And while Drizzy is king of bringing the party vibes, sometimes, he comes through with a tear-jerker. Drake's "Laugh Now, Cry Later" lyrics are actually so meaningful.

"Laugh Now Cry Later" features features rapper Lil Durk, and the music video for the track snapped up lots of attention because it was shot at the Nike World Headquarters. With star-studded appearances from all-star athletes like Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr., and Marshawn Lynch, it was truly the song of the summer and video for champions. But there was one lyric from the song that especially had fans talking.

"I'm in the trenches, relax/Can you not play that lil' boy in the club? 'Cause we do not listen to rats," Durk rapped on Drake's song. Many listeners believed the line was written about Tekashi 6ix9ine, though neither rapper has confirmed that claim. Despite the drama surrounding that line, Drizzy's "Laugh Now Cry Later" lyrics are a whole vibe, reminding the listener to live in the moment and save their worries for later. You can see the lyrics and video for yourself below.

[Intro: Drake]

Woah, woah

Yeah

[Chorus: Drake]

Sometimes we laugh and sometimes we cry, but I guess you know now, baby

I took a half and she took the whole thing, slow down, baby

We took a trip, now we on your block and it's like a ghost town, baby

Where do these n*ggas be at when they say they doin' all this and all that?

[Verse 1: Drake]

Tired of beefin' you bums, you can't even pay me enough to react

Been wakin' up in the crib and sometimes I don't even know where I'm at

Please don't play that n*gga songs in this party, I can't even listen to that

Anytime that I ran into somebody, it must be a victory lap, ayy

Shawty, come sit on my lap, ayy, they sayin' Drizzy just snap

Distance between us is not like a store, this isn't a closeable gap, ayy

I've seen some n*ggas attack and don't end up makin' it back

[Pre-Chorus: Drake]

I know that they at the crib goin' crazy, down bad

What they had didn't last, damn, baby

[Chorus: Drake]

Sometimes we laugh and sometimes we cry, but I guess you know now, baby

I took a half and she took the whole thing, slow down, baby

We took a trip, now we on your block and it's like a ghost town, baby

Where do these n*ggas be at when they say they doin' all this and all that?

[Verse 2: Lil Durk & Drake]

I'm in the trenches, relax

Can you not play that lil' boy in the club? 'Cause we do not listen to rats

We in Atlanta, I buy her a wig, she tellin' me Tae is the best

Point at the n*gga who act like a killer, but you only one from the 'net

I'm like DaBaby, I'm not just a rapper, you play with me, you gon' get stretched

Ooh-oh

Bring Drake to the hood, surround Drake around Dracs

Even though I got a case, I'ma do what it take

And I never been embraced

And the money's hard to make

So I bet they on they face right now

[Pre-Chorus: Drake]

I know that they at the crib goin' crazy, down bad

What they had didn't last, damn, baby

[Chorus: Drake]

Sometimes we laugh and sometimes we cry, but I guess you know now, baby

I took a half and she took the whole thing, slow down, baby

We took a trip, now we on your block and it's like a ghost town, baby

Where do these n*ggas be at when they say they doin' all this and all that?

[Verse 3: Drake]

When he tell the story, that's not how it went

Know they be lyin', a hundred percent

Moved out the Ritz and forgot 'bout the Bent'

Valet just called me to tell me come get it

Knocked that boy off and I don't want no credit

If it was me, they wouldn't regret it

Left me for dead and now they wan' dead it, yeah

Heart is still beatin', my n*ggas still eatin'

Backyard, it look like the Garden of Eden

Pillow talk with 'em, she spillin' the tea

And then shawty came back and said she didn't mean it

It's hard to believe it

[Pre-Chorus: Drake]

I know that they at the crib goin' crazy, down bad

What they had didn't last, damn, baby

[Chorus: Drake]

Sometimes we laugh and sometimes we cry, but I guess you know now, baby

I took a half and she took the whole thing, slow down, baby

We took a trip, now we on your block and it's like a ghost town, baby

Where do these n*ggas be at when they say they doin' all this and all that?