After a long wait, Drake will finally please his fans by releasing “Views”, his fourth studio album, on Friday. Noah “40” Shebib, his producer and engineer, unveiled recently the track list of the upcoming new album on Instagram. The list Drake’s producer posted also reveals collaborations with Nineteen85, Boi-1da, Kanye West and some others.
Drake and Apple Music confirmed that the album would be Apple Music exclusive, but only for a limited time, according to a trailer Drake released on “Views Eve”.
In 2014, Drake started to prepare his fourth studio album, and he even gave it a provisional title: “Views From the 6.” Since then he has been releasing a lot of unofficial singles and two acclaimed album-length mixtapes.
Earlier this week, Drake posted on Twitter the final tracklist of the new album. “Summer Sixteen”, his newest single, debuted on OVO Sound in January. After that, Drake confirmed. “Summer Sixteen” would be the name of his Summer Tour with Future as well.
What to expect of “Views”
Most recent released songs are included in the track list, such as “One Dance” featuring Wizkid and Kyla and “Pop Style” featuring Jay-Z and Kanye West, who are billed together as the Throne. The album’s sole bonus track is “Hotline Bling”, which debuted during his radio show last summer. And, included on the final tracklist. On the final track of the list, the rapper also has included unreleased songs like “Controlla” featuring Popcaan and “Faithful” featuring Pimp C.
According to Oliver El-Khatib and Noah “40” Shebib, Drake and the team just want to get to the basics and they´re not setting any deadline.
“Just letting it happen naturally. That’s how we’ve always done it. When it’s done, it’s done. If we love it, we love if, “he said.
So far, and despite the previously released songs, it appears that Drake won’t bring any significant collaboration.
Source: Rolling Stones