Look out Weezy, there may be another heir to that cup. Listen to Drake long enough, or scroll through his Blackberry full of rhymes, and you’ll realize the Toronto rapper has dropped quite a few purple drank references. The drink, widely known as sizzurp or purple sprite, has found its place within plenty of Drizzy’s rhyme schemes. Although they often go unnoticed, these lyrical allusions leave one to wonder how much of that purple drank the Young Money soldier is really sipping. XXLMag.com has decided to take a look at this and present some of Drake’s lean-influenced verses. You be the judge, and obey your thirst. —Ralph Bristout


“Double cup love, you’re the one I lean on…”—Drake “Best I Ever Had,” So Far Gone (2009)


“That prometh with that Sprite and Jolly Rancher so flamingo/I ain’t speakin’ in code really cause they know the lingo…”—Drake feat. Rich Boy “Must Hate Money” (2009)


“Said my name was Drizzy/And ain’t nobody reala/Cup inside a cup/Smokin’ Ghostface Killah.”—Drake “November 18th," So Far Gone (2009)


“Me and Wayne lean like Kareem doing hook shots…”—Drake feat. Young Jeezy & Lil Wayne “I’m Goin’ In,” So Far Gone EP (2009)


“I be with your baby momma, you be with your child at home/Big Moe, Big Red, two cups made of Styrofoam…”—Lil Wayne feat. Drake “Gonorrhea,” I'm Not a Human Being (2010)


“High rollers what’s up/Drink Houston what’s up…”—Pimp C feat. Bun B & Drake “What Up?,” The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones (2010)


“I avoided the Coke game and went with Sprite instead…”—Drake “The Resistance,” Thank Me Later (2010)


“Yeah I’m in the City of the purple Sprite…”—Drake feat. Lil Wayne “Miss Me,” Thank Me Later (2010)


“And I run this y’all know that/I take the purple and pour that/All in the Sprite, all in the Sprite…”—Kanye West feat. Rihanna, Big Sean & Drake “All Of the Lights” (Remix) (2011)


“Make sure to gimme all the credit I deserve/Make sure the good stuff’s still in that Sprite…”—SBTRKT feat. Drake and Little Dragon “Wildfire (Remix)” “Wildfire” (2011)


“Two white cups and I got that drink/Could be purple, it could be pink/Depending on how you mix that shit…” — DJ Khaled feat. Lil Wayne, Rick Ross & Drake “I’m on One,” We the Best Forever (2011)