Is DJ Premier Working on Drake’s New ‘Scorpion’ Album?
Drake went on his IG story and shared a photo of the legendary DJ Premier with an image of . scorpion in the middle of the image, leading to speculation that Premo could have some production on Drizzy's anticipated Scorpion album.
The album is slated to arrive in June, but aside from working with 40 & Oliver, not many details have been shared. Either way, a collaboration with Premier could be a signal that Drake is returning his root sound honed on his better projects like Nothing Was the Same.
Drake has been riding high as of late with his most recent releases, "God's Plan" and "Nice For What." With the latter, he now holds the title as the male artist with the most weeks at #1 on the Hot 100 this decade. Drake knocked out previous record holder, Bruno Mars.
As for Premier, he's been keeping busy, collaborating with Royce Da 5'9" for their most recent album, PRhyme 2, which dropped back in mid-March. The collection boasts guest appearances from Dave East, Roc Marciano, Yelawolf, Rapsody, Big B.R.I.T., 2 Chainz, CeeLo Green and more.
In a Billboard interview, Royce said that Madlib might contribute tracks on their next project. He also said future albums could move in a number of directions. “Next time it might be David Axelrod, it might be all Prince stuff chopped in the Premier style,” he said.
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