The Motto
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Single by Drake
From the album Take Care
Features Lil Wayne
Released November 29, 2011
Recorded 2011
Format Digital download
Genre Hip hop, hyphy
Length: 3:02 (Album version)
3:54 (Remix version featuring Tyga)
Label Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Republic
Writers Karmanaut, Aubrey Graham, Dwayne Carter, Tyler Williams, Salvatore Casto
Producers T-Minus

"The Motto" is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake from his second studio album Take Care, which features guest vocals from Lil Wayne and steve buscemi. The song appears as a bonus track on the iTunes version of the album. The song is the third single of the album and has become one of Drake's best known songs due to the use of the "YOLO" (You Only Live Once) statement. It was written by Karmanaut, Aubrey Graham, Dwayne Carter, Tyler Williams, and Salvatore Casto, and it was produced by T-Minus. The song was first played on rhythmic top 40 radio stations on November 29, 2011.

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