Drake new album LIVE – Certified Lover Boy LP OUT NOW featuring Young Thug, Future & more – latest news and updates

DRAKE shared the track list for his new album Certified Lover Boy hours before CLB album FINALLY drops.

Just two hours before the highly anticipated album's release, Drake retweeted a Twitter post that revealed the track list that includes 21 songs.

The album begins with a track called Champagne Poetry, while other songs include Papi's Home, Girls Want Girls, You Only Live Twice, The Remorse, and more.

Ahead of the album's release, billboards across the world revealed who would feature on Certified Lover Boy.

Each billboard was shown in the place each artist is from.

Features include Yebba, Tema, Jay-Z, 21 Savage, Yung Thug, and more.

Meanwhile, the rapper, 34, left listeners baffled with the bizarre album artwork for Certified Lover Boy – designed by British artist Damien Hirst – featuring 12 emojis of pregnant women.

Drake had initially intended to drop Certified Lover Boy in January this year – but is instead released it on Friday.

Drake's bombshell announcement came on the heels of Kanye West finally delivering his 10th studio album, Donda.

The two rappers' nasty feud has led to Drake's fans reportedly vandalizing Kanye's childhood home in Chicago.

Read our Drake Certified Lover Boy live blog for the latest news and updates…

  • Julia Fields

    MEANING OF ALBUM COVER

    Drake had initially intended to drop Certified Lover Boy in January this year – but is instead dropping it next Friday.

    The fan tweeted: "This CLB cover makes so much sense because the album is 9 MONTHS late and is coming out over LABOR day weekend….

    "Drake a genius fr."

    Other fans agreed with this theory, with one posting: "I hate that this is genuinely believable b/c this is the most drake move ever lmao."

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    DID DRAKE FANS VANDALIZE KANYE’S CHILDHOOD HOME?

    Signs calling Kanye “burnt out” and promoting Drake‘s upcoming album, Certified Lover Boy, were spotted on the home’s front steps.

    One sign read, “45 44 burnt out,” referencing Drake’s lyrics from his song “Betrayal,” in which he threw shade at Kanye.

    Another read, “F**k Justin LaBoy”, in regards to the social media influencer who has been promoting Kanye’s new album, Donda.

    A third teases Drake’s forthcoming album, stating: “CLB coming soon.”

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    KANYE RECENTLY BOUGHT DAMIEN HIRST SCULPTURE

    Kanye West has bought a £1million Damien Hirst sculpture previously owned by George Michael.

    The late Faith singer purchased The Incomplete Truth in 2007, and after his death in 2016 it was sold by auctioneers Christie’s.

    Kanye posted the sculpture of a white dove on a turquoise background on Instagram, but has since deleted it.

  • Julia Fields

    WHEN WAS DRAKE LINKED TO HAILEY BALDWIN?

    Hailey Baldwin, 24, is a model and the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin. She was rumored to be dating Drake in June 2016. They were spotted at the rapper's Memorial Day pool party. The pair are mutual friends of Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian.

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    WHO IS DRAKE’S SON?

    Adonis Graham was born on 11 October 2017, making him three years old.

    His middle name is ‘Mahbed’ which some fans speculate is a reference to Drake’s hit God’s Plan, as his name sounds like the lyrics: “I only love my bed and my mama”.

    Drake shielded Adonis from the media until he posted a photo series on his Instagram account on March 30, 2020.

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    WHO IS DRAKE’S GIRLFRIEND JOHANNA LEIA?

    Leia is a model and former cast member of the Lifetime reality series Bringing Up Ballers.

    According to Sports Keeda, Leia was previously employed by Ford and Wilhelmina Models.

    The 40-year-old is the mother of Sierra Canyon HS basketball player Amari Bailey.

    She shares Amari with her ex former NFL-wide receiver Aaron Bailey.

    Aaron played five seasons in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts.

    Leia also has a daughter, Savy, with Aaron.

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    DID DRAKE DATE JENNIFER LOPEZ?

    Jennifer Lopez and Drake got together around Christmas 2016. J-Lo even attended Drake's New Year's Eve show in Las Vegas. But the pair split in February 2017 due to their hectic schedules.

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    WHEN DID DRAKE DATE RIHANNA?

    Rihanna is a singer-songwriter. She has been in an on-off relationship with Drake since 2009. In 2010 Drake cozied up to Rihanna in her music video for What's My Name. Since then they have worked together on various occasions but Rihanna appeared to snub him at the 2013 MTV awards.

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    LIL DURK ON CLB

    Lil Durk confirmed his spot on the new album by retweeting Andrew Barber's tweet praising him being on both Donda and Certified Lover Boy.

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    YEBBA RETWEETS OLD TWEET

    Yebba has been confirmed to be a feature on Drake's new album.

    In celebration, she retweeted an old tweet of hers from 2018 praising Drake.

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    WAITING PATIENTLY

    Fans are waiting patiently for midnight when the long awaited album drops.

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    TORONTO FLOODED WITH DONDA BILLBOARDS

    Drake's hometown Toronto has a ton of Donda billboards set up with fans acquiring the scheme to the longtime feud between the two rappers.

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    DRAKE DROPS TRACK LIST

    Just two hours before Drake released his new album Certified Lover Boy, he shared a tweet that revealed the album's track list.

    The album begins with a song called Champagne Poetry, while some of the other tracks are titled Papi's Home, Girls Want Girls, In the Bible and Love All.

    Fans will likely be excited to hear the song You Only Live Twice, which is likely a follow-up to Drake's hit song The Motto- which features the line: "You only live once, that's the motto."

    The album- which features 21 tracks- concludes with a song called The Remorse.

  • Julia Fields

    TY DOLLA $IGN IS ON CLB

    Rapper Ty Dolla $ign posted a video of his billboard in California, confirming his spot in Certified Lover Boy.

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    DRAKE'S MOM SHARES LETTER

    Ahead of the album drop, Drake's mom shared a handwritten letter beginning with "It's finally come."

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    MORE CONFIRMED FEATURES

    Drake revealed each feature with a billboard in their home city, state, or country.

    In Memphis, he confirmed Yebba and Project Pat while Giveon and Ty Dolla Sign are from California.

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    TEMS CONFIRMS FEATURE

    Nigerian artist Tems confirms she will be featured on Drake's new album, saying she is "so grateful and honoured."

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    DRAKE AND JOHANNA'S ROMANCE CONTINUED

    The table and the butler’s stand were decorated with large white flower arrangements that complimented the massive white table where the cozy couple were seated.

    Drake appeared certainly worked his magic to impress the stunning model, who was even sporting a custom Dodgers jersey with her name on it. 

    The source added to The Sun that pair had "two waiting black SUVs parked right outside the stadium" for what would be a swift and private departure.  

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    ARE DRAKE AND JOHANNA DATING?

    After being spotted at the Sierra Canyon basketball game, Drake and Leia seemed to be taking the next step in their relationship after they were spotted sharing an exotic private dinner.

    Drake took full advantage of the LA Dodgers being out of town on July 8, as he rented out Dodgers stadium for a private dinner with Leia.

    An eyewitness to the rendezvous exclusively tells The Sun the pair were enjoying dinner at an elaborately set table on the third baseline. 

    The source told The Sun: “The pair were spotted just after 11pm Thursday night dining.

    They were completely alone on the ball field with the exception of a well-appointed butler.” 

  • Julia Fields

    WHO IS DRAKE'S GIRLFRIEND JOHANNA LEIA?

    Leia is a model and former cast member of the Lifetime reality series Bringing Up Ballers.

    According to Sports Keeda, Leia was previously employed by Ford and Wilhelmina Models.

    The 40-year-old is the mother of Sierra Canyon HS basketball player Amari Bailey.

    She shares Amari with her ex former NFL-wide receiver Aaron Bailey.

    Aaron played five seasons in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts.

    Leia also has a daughter, Savy, with Aaron.

  • Julia Fields

    WHY WAS DRAKE ALBUM'S DELAYED?

    In October 2020, the Canadian artist announced that the follow up to 2018's Scorpion would arrive in January 2021.

    However, he updated fans later that month that the album would be delayed due to a surgery.

    “I was planning to release my album this month but between surgery and rehab my energy has been dedicated to recovery,” Drake wrote.

    “I’m blessed to be back on my feet feeling great and focused on the album, but CLB won’t be dropping in January.”

  • Julia Fields

    KANYE RECENTLY BOUGHT DAMIEN HIRST SCULPTURE

    Kanye West has bought a £1million Damien Hirst sculpture previously owned by George Michael.

    The late Faith singer purchased The Incomplete Truth in 2007, and after his death in 2016 it was sold by auctioneers Christie’s.

    Kanye posted the sculpture of a white dove on a turquoise background on Instagram, but has since deleted it.

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    LEAD SINGLE

    Artists like Future, Young Thung, Lil Durk and Benny The Butcher are rumored to be featured in the album.

    One thing is for sure, his August 2020 song "Laugh Now Cry Later," featuring Lil Durk, is the lead single to the album.

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    WHO IS DAMIEN HIRST?

    Damien Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector.

    He is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living artist, with his wealth estimated at $384 million in the 2020 Sunday Times Rich List. 

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    WHEN DOES THE ALBUM COME OUT?

    In an August 30 Instagram post, Drake announced Certified Lover Boy would be out Friday, September 3.

    In August 2020, the "Hotline Bling" rapper announced Certified Lover Boy was due for a January 2021 release before delaying the project with no official date.

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