Drake’s long-awaited ‘Certified Lover Boy’ drops, with imaginative, over-the-top ‘Way 2 Sexy’ music video
“Certified Lover Boy” has finally arrived.
Drake’s long-awaited sixth studio album hit streaming platforms Friday and officially became available for sale.
It’s been nearly a year-and-a-half wait for fans of the Toronto-born hitmaker, who kicked off the marketing rollout with the album artwork — featuring a colorful grid of 12 pregnant woman emojis designed by the British artist Damien Hirst — and sharing the official release date after cryptically teasing it during ESPN’s “SportsCenter.”
Some of the artists featured on the 21-track opus — Jay-Z, Future, Kid Cudi, 21 Savage, Giveon, Lil Durk, Ty Dolla $ign, Tems, Yebba, Project Pat — were revealed through a massive billboard campaign that hit their respective hometowns throughout the week.
Frequent collaborators Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and Nicki Minaj also appear on “Certified Lover Boy.”
The album’s opening track “Champagne Poetry” features a sample of the Beatles’ “Michelle,” while “TSU” samples the