Drake has shared some nostalgic photographs on social media whereas celebrating the tenth anniversary of ‘Nothing Was The Similar’.
On September 24, 2013, the prolific 6God dropped his third album, which hosted a few of his hottest tracks, together with the sombre Sampha-assisted ‘Too A lot’ and R&B observe ‘From Time’ that includes Jhene Aiko.
On Instagram, Drake posted largely black and white photographs taken whereas he toured the album again in 2013 on the ‘Would You Like A Tour?’ tour. In a reflective caption, the Canadian wrote, “If I needed to reside my life once more I’d make the identical errors solely sooner.”
In a two-and-a-half-star assessment, NME wrote that ‘Nothing Was The Similar’ was “weird” as Drake “continues to waste our time along with his first-world issues.” Eve Barlow wrote: Drizzy’s candid lyrics about battered egos and insecure relationships have been refreshing early on in his profession, however the persona is carrying skinny as he remembers how wealthy his melancholy has made him… How lengthy can a person commerce on being blue if he’s dwelling the dream.”
Since ‘Nothing Was The Similar’, Drake has launched an extra 4 solo albums; 2016’s ‘Views’, 2018’s ‘Scorpion’, 2021’s ‘Licensed Lover Boy’ and 2022’s ‘Truthfully, Nevermind’. He additionally dropped one collaborative album with 21 Savage known as ‘Her Loss’ in November final yr, which NME known as an “thrilling prospect marred by lazy songwriting” the place “the Toronto and Atlanta megastars present flashes of brilliance, however can’t keep out of their very own approach on the 16-track collaboration.”
Followers are at present awaiting the highly-anticipated eighth studio album ‘For All The Canines’. Promising to drop an album after the discharge of his debut poetry guide, Drake introduced the title of his subsequent document in an Instagram put up, quoting his 2012 track ‘Headlines’ by warning everybody: “They missed the outdated Drake, lady, don’t tempt me.”
Then, earlier this month, Drake confirmed that the album can be out this yr. At first, he mentioned the album can be launched final Friday (September 22) earlier than pushing the discharge date again to October 6. He issued an announcement, saying: “Okay my dilemma I’m confronted with is I both cancel reveals to complete the album or I full the mission and drop the album earlier than the final present.”
He continued: “I owe you all these recollections we’re constructing and anyplace now we have missed thus far we will likely be spinning again for positive/ For all of the canine October sixth/ Its solely proper…”
Drake is dropping “For All The Canines” on October 6 🎶 pic.twitter.com/5afdxQsLI8
— HipHopDX (@HipHopDX) September 16, 2023
He launched the primary single from the album, ‘Slime You Out’ that includes R&B singer SZA, on September 14. This week it debuted atop the Billboard Sizzling 100 – Drake’s twelfth Quantity One. The Grammy Award winner acquired backlash for referring to slavery within the single, rapping “You bought my thoughts in a horrible place/ Whipped and chained you want American slaves.”
Drake has additionally despatched photographs at music commentator Charlamagne Tha God after the latter recommended that no person cared about ‘Slime You Out’. “Drake put out this document Friday and folks simply attending to the lyrics on a Monday?,” he questioned on a latest episode of the Sensible Idiots podcast. “That’s not Drake-like!”
In response, Drake known as Charlamagne an “off-brand Morris Chestnut” on Instagram.
Drake calls out Charlamagne tha God on his IG story.
“You kinda weirding me out. You actually obsessive about me. You look within the mirror and need you noticed my reflection.” pic.twitter.com/4nyzPgrIEQ
— 6ixBuzzTV (@6ixbuzztv) September 25, 2023
Presently, Drake is touring North America on the ‘It’s All A Blur’ tour with 21 Savage in assist of ‘Her Loss’. On stage, the 36-year-old shared that Nicki Minaj and Unhealthy Bunny may also function on his upcoming album.