On Saturday, Drake posted a trailer announcing a release date of January 2021 for his sixth studio album, Certified Lover Boy, in celebration of his 34th birthday.
For three of his projects, like Take Care, Nothing Was the Same, and his most recent mixtape, Dark Lane Demo Tapes, the minute-long clip finds him recreating the artwork.
At the end, the camera pans to an aerial shot of the Certified Lover Boy logo on top of an arena before revealing the January 2021 date.
The announcement may be disappointing to some fans who were hoping that the follow-up to 2018’s Scorpion would drop this year. Back in May, Drake said that his sixth studio album would arrive in the summer.
“He’s gon’ pull the trigger when he wants to pull it,” his longtime producer Noah “40” Shebib recently told Kevin Durant. “Whether or not he thinks he’s ready or not, he’s always ready. If he had to drop the album tomorrow, he drops it tomorrow.”
In August, Drake released his single “Laugh Now Cry Later” with Lil Durk, which is currently No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.