Smokes. It’s been a solid 365 since the release of Scorpion, the album we never new the globe wanted so badly; being the first to hit 1 billion streams in a single week. So what’s Drizzy been getting up to since then?
He signed on to produce a TV series
No kidding. Euphoria’s first season is out. It follows the story of a few young highschool students navigating social media, drug, sex and trauma. The show currently holds a clean 7.4 rating on IMBd; with new episodes screening in New Zealand Mondays on NEON, and SoHo2 on Friday’s. Euphoria is also available for SoHo Customers on SKY Go and SKY On Demand.
He made music history
Drake surpassed Taylor Swift to become the top award recipient in BBMA history. He won 12 awards, bringing his career total to 27.
He celebrated his basketball teams win with 2 releases
Our 6 God released two new tracks Friday 14 June to celebrate the Toronto Raptors winning their first NBA title. ‘Omerta and ‘Money in the Grave’ are now out on all platforms.
He’s been teasing a new album
“What I’ma do, I kinda started last night to be honest with you… But I think what I’m going to do after this, is go home and I’ma make a new album so I can come back to London next year and so we can do this again.” – Drake at a show at London’s O2.
And if we check what he’s been up to on his instagram feed, it’s apparent with a series of recently captioned images, he’s in full ‘Album mode’.
He got listed on Forbes as the fifth wealthiest hip-hop artist
Forbes listed his net worth for 2019 as 150 million, claiming Drizy’s fortune grew by a half over the past year, due to real estate, Virginia Black whiskey, his lucrative tour and flash new residency at the XS Nightclub in Las Vegas.
He reminded us why we love him
“If you have people singing your songs word for word… if there’s people who have regular jobs coming out in the rain and the snow, spending hard-earned money to buy tickets to come to your shows, you don’t need this. You already won.” – Drake, in his acceptance speech for his ‘God’s Plan’ Grammy.