Drake’s New Album 2019: Release Date, Songs, Tracklist & Everything You Need To Know
11 April 2019, 10:32 | Updated: 20 June 2019, 16:57
While we patiently wait on Drake's next move, here's everything we know about the upcoming album from the 'Scorpion' hitmaker.
Despite the album being released less than one year ago, the OVO rapper has already began dropping clues that fans can expect new music in the near future, following the success of previous singles ‘God’s Plan’, ‘Nice For What’ and ‘In My Feelings’.
Drizzy has been consistently releasing hit songs since 'Best I Ever Had' in 2009 - and one look at his Instagram account is will show you that he is more focussed on music than ever.
Drake's new album will also be his sixth, which is a special number for the Canadian rapper from Toronto.
Here’s everything we know about Drake’s new album so far.
How many songs are on it?
In April 2019, Drake announced that he's already started work on his new album. During a show at London's O2, he told the audience, "What I’ma do, I kinda started night last night to be honest with you... But I think what I’m going to do after this, is go home and I’ma make a new album so I can come back to London next year and so we can do this again.”
Since the release of ‘Scorpion’, Drake has been working on new music with a number of artists including Travis Scott and French Montana. However there is no indication of the number of songs on the album so far. Although Drake may play into the significance of the number 6 – a number that has been important throughout his career.
In February 2019, Drake released a remix of R&B singer Summer Walker's slow jam 'Girls Need Love'. Could we expect to see a new collaboration between the pair on Drake's new album?
When will it be released?
On Wednesday (Jun 19th) Drake teased that he is still working on his new album. The Canadian rapper posted several professional photos of himself in Turks and Caicos, Toronto and L.A. Drake captioned the photos "Album Mode", alluring to him being in the process of making his album.
During a show in Edmonton, Canada, in November 2018, Drake confirmed that as soon as his 'Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour' wraps, he'll be heading to the studio to write and record his new album.
“Six shows left. I guess most people would go on a vacation, or I don’t know what they do… I’ma tell you what I’ma do,” he told the crowd. “Because I keep having nights like this that remind me why I love my job so much.
"I promise you that as soon as this tour is over–and maybe I’ll take, like, a little break–I’ma get right to work on a new album, so we can be right back here and have a new party.”
In August 2018, Drake told fans about his plans for new music, while on his Aubrey & The Migos tour around the US. “I’m gonna go and finish out this tour, I’m going to take a little break. I’m gonna go be back with my family and my friends.
“Then I’ll be right back in that studio making some new music, so I can be back in Chicago doing this sh*t again.”
However Drake is yet to mention an official release date. The Canadian rapper released 'Scorpion' in June 2018 and 'Views' in April 2016.
Who is producing it?
Although the health of Drake’s long-time producer Noah “40” Shebib is deteriorating, it is widely assumed that he will play some part in the album.
The OVO producer is famous for his ambient, moody sound that has defined Drake’s career so far. However over recent years, Drake has been experimenting with a number of other producers such as Tay Keith, Pi’erre Bourne, TrapMoneyBenny and more.
Drake’s friend and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib also helped to produce his previous album ‘Scorpion’.
During his Aubrey And The Migos tour, Drake told fans that he plans to work with producer Tay Keith as soon as they were free to hit the studio together.
What is it called?
Drake is yet to officially announce the name of his new album. However the rapper may choose to focus on the theme of “6”, as it would represent his sixth studio album. Drizzy’s previous albums were called ‘Thank Me Later’, ‘Take Care’, Nothing Was The Same’, ‘Views’ and ‘Scorpion’.
We'll be updating this page with new information about Drake's latest project as soon as we get it.