Drake will not be releasing his highly anticipated sixth studio album this month.
The Nothing Was The Same emcee took to his Instagram story to share the disappointing news about the delay of Certified Lover Boy with his fans. “I was planning to release my album this month, but between surgery and rehab my energy has been dedicated to recovery,” he 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. I’m looking forward to sharing it with you all in 2021.”
Fans shared mixed reactions to the news. Some fans were upset that they wouldn’t have new music to Drake ‘n drive to, while others weren’t surprised that the album was pushed back. Twitter user @bansky tweeted, “Drake really pushed his album back so he can rehab a knee injury for the 2021-22 NBA season that he’s not going to play in. What kind of life?”