Drake has been red-hot since last week following the release of his new “Scary Hours 2” EP. This project contained the records “What’s Next,” “Wants and Needs” featuring Lil Baby and the six-minute “Lemon Pepper Freestyle” featuring Rick Ross. What’s Next was leaked on social media before the project’s release but it is still expected to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week. There is also other historic mark that Drake is about to reach with these songs on the chart.
‘What’s Next’ And ‘Wants And Needs’ Projected To Be In Top Two Of Billboard Hot 100
According to Talk of The Charts, Drake is expected to hold the top two spots on the Hot 100 chart with “What’s Next” and “Wants And Needs” With this mark, Drake would also become the first artist in Hot 100 history to hold both of these charts at the same time. Currently, the No. 1 song in the US is “Drivers License” by Olivia Rodrigo, which has been on top since January and has firmly kept its momentum going into mid-March.
Drake And Lil Baby Have Had Hot 100 Success Together Before
Drake and Lil Baby always seem to have solid chemistry together on records and that was on full display back in 2018 as well. Then, Baby released his “Yes Indeed” single featuring Drake. That appeared on Baby’s debut studio album, “Harder Than Ever.” Yes Indeed was a hit from the day of its release in May 2018 as it went on to debut at No. 6 on the Hot 100 and is 6x platinum in the US.
Drake Satisfied Fans With ‘Scary Hours 2’ After Delaying ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Album
Back in January, Drake fans were disappointed to learn that his forthcoming sixth studio album, “Certified Lover Boy,” would not be releasing that month. He cited how he had to continue to rehabbing his knee that he had surgery on last fall. Fans started to doubt the January release as well as 20 days passed in the month. When “Scary Hours 2” came out though, Drake put out content that exceeded expectations as fans wait for the album to finally be released.
Drake Originally Made Plans For ‘CLB’ Album Last Spring
On the last day of April in 2020, Drake revealed that his album would be on the way and released in the summer time. That was before putting out his “Dark Lane Demo Tapes” mixtape the next day. The summer release obviously didn’t happen but on his birthday in October, Drake revealed that CLB would come in January. That time marked the second delay which did leave fans disappointed but the records from “Scary Hours 2” is definitely making up for it.