Drake Reveals New Album Title


Drake Reveals New Album Title

The Toronto rapper says his disc will be called Nothing Was the Same.

Published February 11, 2013

Started from the bottom, now he's here — at the Grammys, that is.

Drake capped off a big night at the 55th Grammys by announcing the name of his upcoming third album. Fresh off his win in the Best Rap Album category — in which his acclaimed 2011 sophomore set, Take Care, beat out discs by Nas, Rick Ross and 2 Chainz — the Toronto rapper revealed in a red-carpet interview with E Entertainment's Ryan Seacrest that the name of his third album will be Nothing Was the Same.

The announcement — on top of last week's leak of new single "Started From the Bottom" — has Drake fans chomping at the bit, and who could blame them? On top of the Grammy victory, Drake's last album, Take Care, sold more than a million copies in the U.S thanks to highlights including "Marvin's Room" and "The Motto."

Drake told Seacrest the album was fueled by self-discovery. "I think music, it’s a process that we all go through," he said. "It's an evolution. You're constantly figuring out what works for you. I think [on] Take Care I really found myself and found my stride."

With his new hardware and a new album on the way, Drake is, unsurprisingly, thrilled. "I'm just excited about life in general," he told Seacrest.

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Written by BET-Staff


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