Drake to Release New Album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ Tonight
Drake has unveiled his follow-up to last year’s “Certified Lover Boy.” The rapper announced his seventh studio album titled “Honestly, Nevermind” is set to drop tonight at midnight via an Instagram post earlier today (June 16). See below.
Although the news came with little detail (or warning), Kanye West was quick to like the post which has hip-hop fans reeling at who the album might possibly feature. Ye also invited Drake to appear alongside him at his “Free Larry Hoover Benefit Concert” in December of last year.
On Thursday evening, Drake released the album’s track list, revealing it was executive produced by Noah “40” Shebib, Oliver El-Khatib, Noel Cadastre and Black Coffee.
Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy,” released in September of 2021, featured some heavy-hitting collaborations from Lil Wayne, Kid Cudi, Future, Young Thug, Rick Ross and 21 Savage, amongst others. The LP shot to No. 1 on the Billboard charts and was a standout with the viral tracks “I’m Too Sexy” featuring Young Thug and Future and the 21 Savage and Project Pat-featuring “Knife Talk.” Between “CLB” and 2018’s “Scorpion,” Drake released “Dark Lane Demo Tapes” as well as his 2019 compilation album, “Care Package.”
News of “Honestly, Nevermind” comes on the heels of another highly anticipated album announcement as Beyoncé will be releasing “Act I” of her next album “Renaissance” on July 29. This will be her first official solo album since the critically acclaimed “Lemonade,” which she surprise-dropped on Tidal in 2016.
Drake will expectedly expand more on “Honestly, Nevermind” details during the premiere episode of his SiriusXM radio show “Table for One.” The program will air one hour before the album’s release at 11 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 16 on Sound 42.