Watch Drake fondly remember the Pusha T-signed microphone he bought when he was 17

“At the time it meant the world to me.”

May 28, 2018

A clip of Drake talking about the Pusha T-signed microphone he references in "Duppy Freestyle" has resurfaced. Spin caught the floating video, which comes from MTV's short-lived series When I Was 17, on Twitter. Shared by Charles Holms, the clips finds Drake explaining how he bought the microphone online for $200, which his friends believed was a rip-off, especially since the plastic tool did not appeared to be verified. As a self-identifying “really, really big Clipse fan," young Aubrey found the signed mic after googling "clipse autographed."

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“I used to pretend I was doing interviews on the red carpet and perform all the Clipse songs in my basement with the mic,” he says. “I’m a full-sized teen at this point, so this is in private. And I performed with it so much that I rubbed the autograph off. I don’t even know if he really signed it, but that was my big thing. At the time it meant the world to me.”

Drake is 31 now, and a lot of things have changed.

Thumbnail image courtesy of Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella.

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