Drake announces new album, Views From The 6; gears up for the EPSY Awards [News]
Toronto, ON – The blogosphere is buzzing right now with talk of the new Drake album dropping next year… and various other Drake related happenings.
For one, October’s Very Own fans are already being teated to 2 new projects later this month (Majid Jordan and PARTYNEXTDOOR), and now we have Spring 2015 to look forward to for a new Drake album. The new album, which has not yet reached the recording phase, has apparently already received a title – Views From The 6 – which is a nod to Drake’s hometown and Toronto area code, 416.
Tomorrow night, the 27-year-old rapper will host ESPN’s annual award show, The ESPY’s, inside Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre. It is the first time in the show’s 20+ years to feature a rapper as the host. After that, on August 3 and 4, Drake headlines (with OutKast) the fifth annual OVO Fest in Toronto inside the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. This will be followed by an extensive 30+ city tour kicking off on August 8 with Lil Wayne.
The exact release of Views From The 6, has yet to be announced, but Drizzy alludes to it being Spring on his popular “0 to 100” single. In the song, also mentions projects from PND (PARTYNEXTDOOR), Reps Up’s P. Reign, Toronto R&B duo, Majid Jordan, and TOPSZN’s OB O’Brien.