Drizzy published his surprise mixtape compilation Dark Lane Demonstration Cassettes Friday (May 1). The release contains previously released and new leaked songs with guest appearances from Future, Chris Brown, Playboi Carti, Young Thug and more. Usually a Drake project would be a slam dunk debuting at the top of the Billboard 200 charts. Not this time. Aubrey’s new project fell on the same day as that of country music superstar Kenny Chesney Here and now album and the race for first place is going to be very close.
According to a report by HitsDailyDouble published on Saturday May 2, projections indicate that the two artists move in the zone of 250,000 units, Drake should push from 230,000 to 255,000, while Chesney’s figures should be between 220,000 and 235 000. This means that a strong push from Chesney fans could lead him to take first place in the Billboard 200 when the top 10 is announced next week. That would stop Drake’s streak for debut # 1 at age nine. Currently, each solo project that Drizzy published after 2009 So far peaked at # 1 (including his Future Collab project What time to live).
With a tour on hold due to the coronavius, Drake is currently working on a new album, which he recently revealed will be released this summer. In February, he released some details on the next project.
“The last album, I went to high volume. It had two sides, songs of 20 something, which is a lot of songs. I’m probably going to make this album more realistic, something more concise, ”said Drake. “Anywhere, whatever you want, it can be 10, 11, 16. I also do a lot of different types of music so it’s hard to do it as a seven song album or something like that. Yes, I’m having a lot of fun making music right now. “
Drake recently confirmed that he will be collaborating with Lil Wayne for the first time in a long time.
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