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Drake channels Drive to announce his new album, Scorpion

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We’ve always thought of Drake as too much of a goofball to pull off the whole “stone-faced assassin curb stomping gangsters in an elevator” look (see: his video congratulating LeBron James on 30,000 career points), but nevertheless Degrassi’s most famous alum is taking inspiration from Ryan Gosling and Drive to announce his latest album.

The “God’s Plan” and “Hotline Bling” rapper took a break from playing Fortnite on Twitch to post a picture of a custom-made silk bomber jacket on Instagram, embroidered with a name (Scorpion) and a vague release date (June 2018) for his new album:


And that’s about all we have on that front for now. Drake’s bounce-influenced new single, “Nice For What,” featuring vocals from New Orleans’ own Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, and a sped-up sample from Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Factor,” debuted on April 7 and immediately shot to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. You can watch the video for that song—with an all-star cast that includes Olivia Wilde, Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tiffany Haddish, Rashida Jones, Letitia Wright, Zoe Saldana and more—below.

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