During a recent interview, Aubrey “Drake” Graham revealed that his long awaited “Certified Lover Boy” (CLB) album will be out by the end of the summer. This comes as a surprise to fans as the album has suffered from multiple delays over the past year.
On Saturday, Drake made an appearance at the Ultimate Rap League’s Night of Main Events XI (event where he handed the $50,000 prize to the winner. He also sat down with hosts Nunu Nellz and Tsu Surf for a short interview where he gave us on update on his album’s release date. When asked about an upcoming rap event at the end of summer, Drake responded with “I’ll be there. My album will be out by then”.
CLB was originally set to release in January, but the album was postponed due to a several factors. In an Instagram story, Drake said that he said that the delay was due to him undergoing surgery and focusing on his physical health. Drizzy also reassured fans that he is “blessed to be back” and is committed to releasing the album in 2021.
Certified Lover Boy will be Drake’s sixth full-length studio album and will include the smash “Laugh Now Cry Later” featuring Lil Durk which was released last August. While the Canadian rapper’s last album released three years ago, he still consistently dropped new songs and projects to keep us entertained. The most notable example would be the Dark Lane Demo Tapes mixtape that was released in 2020. The mixtape which featured 14 tracks with multiple guest appearances and features. While we wait for the release of CLB, Drake has also treated fans with the release of a three-song pack called Scary Hours 2 and features on other projects such as the Migos’ Culture III.