Ahead of the release of Drake's hugely anticipated Scorpion album, we've gathered everything you need to know to get excited about the record's drop.
His last album Views, which dropped in 2016, included guest appearances from Wizkid, Kayla, and Rihanna. The record was then followed by the mixtape More Life in 2017 and the Scary Hours EP a year later. Needless to say, we're well on track for another full-length.
Given that Aubrey has taken to social media to announce that he has a new album dropping this summer, we've gathered everything we know so far about Drake's forthcoming record.
June 29 2018. Drake took to Instagram on June 13 to share what could be the official album artwork with the caption "JUNE 29 2018 ?".
Drake originally announced Scorpion back in April, with an accompanying image depicting him wearing a bomber jacket with the first details surrounding the release.
With his album release date announcement via Instagram on June 13, Drake shared an image that just might be the album artwork, although it hasn't been officially confirmed.
On June 22, Billboards emerged in Toronto promoting the album. With one reading "A Side" and "B Side" and another posing the question "Is there more?" some are speculating Scorpion might be a double album.
An official tracklist has not yet been revealed, but "Nice for What" is apparently slated to be featured on the record. Drake is also rumored to debut another song with Lauryn Hill, but until then, revisit the video below.
On May 27th, Drake dropped his new single "I'm Upset". At this point, it's not confirmed if “I’m Upset” will be on the album or not, but the Toronto rapper did drop visuals for the song reuniting the cast of Degrassi.
Scorpion is a take on Drake's star sign.
Following on from the aforementioned Instagram post, Drake went onto share a picture of an iced-out chain with a scorpion in the center of the pendant. Naturally, we're assuming that the title is a reference to Drake's astrological star sign Scorpio, given that his birthday is October 24. In case you missed it, we analyzed his star chart right here, and found out that he's the most Scorpio Scorpio to ever Scorpio.
Drake might debut the album at a private event in early June.
Earlier this April it was revealed that Drake is slated to hold an exclusive dinner concert at Ontario's Chateau Le Jardin in June, again, the same month the album is releasing. The artist is scheduled to perform at Apres Noir's members-only dinner series, alongside fellow Canadian artist Jessie Reyez.
While the event hasn't been confirmed to coincide with the release of Scorpion, we're assuming there's a correlation. Peep the original post below.
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