After several hold-ups, Drake validated on Monday (August 30) that he will lastly be dropping his brand-new studio album, Licensed Fan Young Boy, this Friday. Prepare yourself.
On Instagram, Drake published a picture of several pregnant-mother emojis in different complexion and t-shirt colors. The image is set to be the main album cover, and he captioned the post, in all caps, “Qualified Fan Kid September 3.”
Recently, a puzzling video that teased the release date for the extremely prepared for album was aired by SportsCenter on ESPN. The clip revealed some sports highlights and after that was disrupted by glitching video footage and distorted audio of somebody holding an indication that read, “CLB September 3.”
In an action to the so-called disturbance, SportsCenter tweeted: “We wish to excuse any disturbances audiences may have experienced throughout SportsCenter today. We had some technical troubles that have actually given that been fixed.”
The release of Qualified Fan Kid went through some bumps and troubles. Drake initially revealed in May 2020 that he was dealing with a brand-new studio album following the surprise-release of his Dark Lane Demonstration Tapes He mentioned the album would be launched in the summer season of that year. This did not occur, however Drake dropped a lead single “Laugh Now Cry Later on,” including Lil Durk, in August. The track charted at No. 2 on the Signboard Hot 100.
Then on October 24, he published a teaser trailer with a brand-new January 2021 date for Qualified Fan Kid‘s release. Come January, Drake then exposed on his Instagram story that the album’s release would be postponed while he recuperated from a knee surgical treatment that he went through in 2015.
In March, Drake launched a brand-new EP Frightening Hours 2, a follow up to the 2018 EP, bringing more enjoyment for the album. All 3 tunes from the EP debuted in the leading 3 on the Signboard Hot 100, with lead single “What’s Next” striking No. 1 on the chart.
Just recently this previous summertime, Drake has actually been associated with a number of cooperations. In July, he was included in Brent Faiyaz’s “Wasting Time” and Canadian rap artist Smiley’s “Over the Top.”
Licensed Enthusiast Young Boy will be Drake’s 6th studio album and is set to be launched on September 3. It will follow Drake’s 2018 album Scorpion, which debuted No. 1 on the Signboard200. All 7 songs of the album charted in the top 20 on the Hot 100 chart, and 3 peaked at No. 1:” God’s Strategy,” “Good for What,” and “In My Sensations.” As an outcome of its significant success, Scorpion ended up being Drake’s 2nd Leading Signboard200 album of his profession at the 2019 Signboard Music Awards.