Drake announces new album ‘Scorpion’ via Instagram

The Champagne Papi is coming back sooner than you think.


Christine Friar


Published Apr 17, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 6:20 pm CDT

If the “Nice for What” and “God’s Plan” videos have you craving some more Drake in your life, great news.

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Toronto’s favorite rapper revealed that a full new album titled Scorpion is on its way via his Instagram. He didn’t include an official release date beyond “June twenty eighteen,” but there’s only so much you can embroider on a satin jacket before it looks clunky:

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Drake’s birthday is Oct. 24, making him a Scorpio, which might explain the album title. Some fans on Twitter also noticed that Ryan Gosling‘s satin jacket in the movie Drive has a scorpion on it.

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And just like that, the race for song of summer 2018 has started.

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*First Published: Apr 17, 2018, 2:57 pm CDT