Now that Drake has been promoting his recent project If You're Reading This It's Too Late, it seems as though his upcoming album Views From the 6 has gone from impending to a question mark. During Coachella, however, Drizzy gave some insight into it while talking to Four Pins. Drake said that he's two songs deep. One of them is a collaboration with Beyonce, the other marks a new direction for him:
The topic of our talk switches to Drake's upcoming fourth album. He only has two songs finished that he likes. One is a collaboration with Beyoncé that he recorded a while ago. The other is a song that he expects to inspire a paradigm shift. His days of releasing lay-up bangers that everyone loves right away are over. For now.
Views From The 6 needs to shock listeners just as much as it needs to impress them. I compare it to what Kanye did on his own fourth album, 808s & Heartbreak. Drake agrees and, as if to reinforce that notion, he tells me that Boi-1da said he needs to listen to the non-Beyoncé song a few more times before he can decide whether it's good or not. It appears that Drake is ready to deviate from his winning formula and get a little weird.
Read the rest of the profile, where Drake also addresses the bad reviews of his Coachella set, here.
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