Take a look at Aubrey “Drake” Graham before he became hip-hop’s hottest newcomer. The “Best I Ever Had” hitmaker appears bespectacled in his middle school yearbook. Back then, his favorite expression was “bling bling,” his favorite pastimes included “chillin’, maxin’, and relaxin’,” and his goal was “to be a break dancer/singer and to marry.”

“Wowwwwwwwwwww! How far we’ve come,” Drizzy wrote on his blog. “LOL @ break dancer…at least I got 1 out of 2 accomplished.”

And since we’re on it, check out his team mate Miss Minaj below quoting Lauryn Hill.