Take Care is the second studio album by Canadian recording artist Drake. It was released on November 15, 2011, by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records. This second record serves as a follow-up to his debut album Thank Me Later. Recording sessions took place from 2010 to 2011, with the production that was primarily handled by Drake's frequent collaborator Noah "40" Shebib, alongside T-Minus, Boi-1da, Just Blaze and Jamie xx, among others. The recording for Take Care was more cohesive, expanding the sonic aesthetic from Thank Me Later. Take Care features an atmospheric sound that was characterized by a low-key musical elements and incorporates R&B, pop, electronica and post-dubstep styles. Drake's lyrics mostly eschew boastful raps for introspective lyrics that deals with topics such as failed romances, relationship with friends and family, growing wealth and fame, concerns about leading a hollow life, and despondency. Noted by music writers for its minimalist R&B elements, existential subject matter, conflicted lyrics, and Drake's alternately sung and rapped vocals.