February 2015: Kanye talks to The Breakfast Club about having an album with Drake.
"It was going to be called Wolves. Kanye talked to the radio show about where the song "Wolves" came from, a conversation with Drake about doing an album together. "It was supposed to be called Wolves...we said we was gonna do it, he was sending beats back and forth," Kanye said."
February 2016: Kanye tweets that they worked together during sessions for The Life Of Pablo.
Drake would come by and just help, no strings. Future also came by to write. We all got new shit together that's gonna drop soon.— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 18, 2016
April 2016: Drake teases their mixtape to Zane Lowe right before Views is released.
During a special Views episode of OVO Sound Radio, Drake revealed that he and Kanye were supposed to make a mixtape or album together. "We have a great relationship," Drake said. "I hope we get more music out. We were supposed to do a mixtape together, an album together."
He also commented on Kanye's "phenomenal pool."
July 2016: Kanye tweets about ending beef between Apple and Tidal.
I need Tim Cook Jay Z Dez Jimmy Larry me and Drake Scooter on the phone or in a room this week!!!— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) July 30, 2016
August 2016: Kanye and Drake tease possibility of new album at OVO Fest.
Kanye West showed up for Drake's last night of the 2016 OVO Fest (he previously attended in 2013) and asked the crowd if they were "ready for this album" as Drake joined him onstage. Drake then added "Are y'all ready if we make this album," to the crowd's delight.