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Drake Announces First Poetry Book Alongside New Studio Album

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on June 27, 2023 at 5:30 PM EDT

Drake has a new project! The Hip-hop star is no stranger to serving up poetic bars in his songs; however, fans will not need their audio devices as they can now read the entertainer's rhymes.

The award-winning rapper needs no introduction as one of the world's most celebrated musicians. The Canadian heartthrob is widely recognized for incorporating R&B vibes in Hip-hop, a style that made him stand out from his peers.

Outside music, the father of one has pursued other business ventures, including co-founding the production company DreamCrew. The "God's Plan" artist is flaunting his songwriting skills for his latest gig by releasing his first collection of poems.

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Drake Blesses Fans With His First Poetry Book 'Titles Ruin Everything' & Its Accompanying Album


The former "Degrassi: The Next Generation" child star ended the week on a high note by unveiling his new poetry book. Taking to Instagram on Friday, June 23, the media personality shared two slides capturing the hardcover copy of his written composition. 

The bright blue poetry paperback featured a full cover wrap with the title in bold, all-caps white letters. The message read: "TITLES RUIN EVERYTHING. A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS BY KENZA SAMIR AND AUBREY GRAHAM."

For those unaware, the "Hotline Bling" rapper's birth name was Aubrey Drake Graham. On the other hand, the entertainer's co-author, Kenza Samir, was a significant contributor to his music. She has received multiple songwriting credits for tracks like "HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)."

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"Titles Ruin Everything" featured never-before-seen lyrics, poems, and one-liners from the rapper and his longtime collaborator. According to the Grammy winner's Drake Related website, the collection was published by Phaidon and would be available for purchase at $19.95 from Saturday, June 24.

However, the "Toosie Slide" rapper noted in his caption that the poetry book would only be sold by exclusive vendors. Raving about his new project, the 36-year-old penned: "I don't know if I have ever wanted people to buy or support something more in my life."

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"Our first book is available tmrw on @drakerelated and other select retailers," Drake concluded his message. His post earned over 400,000 likes and numerous fan comments. Many expressed excitement for the poem collection, while others praised the rhythm king.

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Several author puns reigned in the comment section, with the father of one joining in the fun. "William Shakespeare," someone chimed with another writing: "He pushin' Edgar Allan P." The latter caught the Canadian's attention as he responded: "You ladies can refer to me as Aubert Munch or Tay-K Rowling, either work."

Aside from releasing "Titles Ruin Everything," the AMA winner announced he would drop a new album. As shared by COMPLEX, the OVO Sound record label founder teased the upcoming project by sharing promotions in several newspapers. 

The ads were featured in tabloids like the New York Times, NY Post, Toronto Star, and Los Angeles Times. A QR code in these papers took fans to a website revealing the "One Dance" hitmaker's plans for a new album.

The text on the titlesruineverything.com platform read: "I made an album to go with the book... They say they miss the old Drake girl. Please don't tempt me. For all the dogs." So far, a release date for the upcoming project has not been announced.

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The Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador Commemorated His Rumored Girlfriend's Birthday With An Emotional Tribute

Weeks before dropping his first poetry book, the "Nice for What" rapper made headlines for fueling the speculations about his relationship with the singer Lilah Pi. Taking to his Instagram Story, the father of one celebrated the model's completed trip around the sun.

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In honor of her birthday, the Juno Award honoree shared a stunning picture of the media personality. The snap captured the celebrant flaunting her generous bosom in a colorful halterneck top with an underboob design.

The thin fabric offered little coverage of the caramel-toned beauty's assets, giving fans a great view of her body. Drake seemed to appreciate this gorgeous image, using the drool-worthy picture to house his sweet tribute to Lilah.

Seemingly hinting that the duo was more than friends, the "Money In The Grave" musician wrote: "More life to the gyal that's impossible to duplicate. My inspo, confidant, best mate, and heart @lilahpi."

Similarly, the birthday girl echoed her love for the Hal David Starlight Award recipient. She reposted the message on her Instagram Story alongside a pink heart emoji and the word: "4l."

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