Drake confirms new album Certified Lover Boy release date

Drake's long-awaited new album will be released on Friday, September 3.

Drake has confirmed that he will release his new album Certified Lover Boy this Friday, September 3. 

Drake announced the much-anticipated album's release date in a post on Instagram along with its official artwork, according to Tidal's chief content officer Elliott Wilson

The announcement comes after a series of push-backs for Drake's sixth studio album. First announced in August 2020 alongside the single Laugh Now Cry Later ft. Lil Durk, Certified Lover Boy was scheduled for a January release. 

The emoji-heavy artwork has already been parodied by Lil Nas X, who created his own version for his upcoming album Montero.

Drake's last full-length studio album was 2018's Scorpion, though he has released music in between, including his Scary Hours 2 EP in March and 2020's chart-topping Dark Lane Demo Tapes. 

The Canadian rapper and singer has racked up an impressive run of hits on the UK's Official Chart, including 65 Top 40 singles - five of which landed this year. 

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