Nothing Was the Same is the third studio album by Canadian recording artist Drake. The album was released on September 24, 2013, by OVO Sound, Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records. Work on the record began in 2012 and continued through 2013. As its executive producer, Drake enlisted collaborators including 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Jay-Z, Lil' Wayne, Future, Rick Ross, Jhene Aiko, Sampha, J. Cole during the recording process. The album's production was primarily handled by Noah "40" Shebib, and other OVO Sound producers; Boi-1da, T-Minus, Mike Zombie, among others such as, Bink!, Chilly Gonzales, Detail, Hit-Boy, Hudson Mohawke, and Mike WiLL Made It. It is supported by the top 10 singles "Started from the Bottom" and "Hold On, We're Going Home". User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.