It appears that Drake announced the release date for his long awaited Certified Lover Boy album in a very mysterious way: with a handwritten note Friday morning on Sportscenter.
The ESPN show opened with its usual montage of sports highlights. Then suddenly, an image appeared, reading “CLB September 3,” as captured by XXL Magazine.
The Champagne Papi’s sixth studio album was delayed after originally being scheduled for release in January. It follows up Drake’s 2018, RIAA five-times Platinum album Scorpion, which features the number-one hits “Nice for What,” “In My Feelings,” and “Nonstop.”
Since the release of Scorpion, Drizzy dropped his Care Package compilation project in August 2019, the Dark Lane Demo Tapes mixtape in May 2020, and his Scary Hours 2 EP in March.
The first single from Certified Lover Boy, “Laugh Now Cry Later,” featuring Lil Durk, was released August 14, 2020 and hit number one.
Did Drake just announce Certified Lover Boy’s release date of next Friday on SportsCenter? pic.twitter.com/nTq3s4OvpM
— XXL Magazine (@XXL) August 27, 2021
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