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Entertainment Drake's Mom Leaves Him a Sweet Note Ahead of Album Release: 'Love You More Now and Forever'

01:45  03 september  2021
01:45  03 september  2021 Source:   people.com

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Drake ' s Mom Is Sending the Sweetest Notes to Her ' Lover Boy' Ahead of His Album 's Release . While Drake is the Certified Lover Boy, as the name of his upcoming album indicates, the We go high when they go low. Certified -- it's been quite a ride, I forever admire your relentless drive." Let alone miss you ," as well as "Should've said you loved me today, because tomorrow is a new day."

While Drake is the Certified Lover Boy, as the name of his upcoming album indicates, the Certified Mama's Boy is getting some pre- album release love from his mother. Sandi Graham has been sending him sweet notes each day before 6 God drops his sixth studio album on Friday (Sept. Drizzy confirmed Certified Lover Boy will drop at the end of the week by posting the cover image on Monday, which features a colorful collage of 12 pregnant mom emojis. While he keeps posting Mama Sandi's notes , Drake ' s also been posting up CLB lyrics on billboards all over The 6 that read "Something

Drake's mom is showing some love for her "lover boy."

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On Thursday, Drake's mom Sandi Graham expressed how proud she is of her son by leaving him a poem-like note ahead of the release of his Certified Lover Boy album.

"It's finally come, the countdown has reached one, with each new album my heart skips a beat, being your mother has been my life's greatest treat," wrote Graham, 61. "It's been a long hard road together, now there's one more day to go. I wanna celebrate you son, more than you'll ever know."

Drake et al. sitting posing for the camera: Drake's sixth studio album Certified Lover Boy will be released Friday © Drake/Instagram Drake's sixth studio album Certified Lover Boy will be released Friday

"Love you more now and forever," she signed the card.

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  Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever’ Steady at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever” is steady at No. 1 for a second week on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart, while George Harrison, Barbra Streisand, Nas, BTS and Chris Young debut in the top 10.Happier is ahead of five debuts on the tally at Nos. 2-6 from George Harrison, Barbra Streisand, Nas, BTS and Chris Young.

On the song, Drake promises his significant other a luxurious lifestyle, including vacations to Greece and expensive clothing. He then switches up the mood at the end of the song, where he discusses relationship problems that stem from his wealth and status. Swiss producer and Drake ’ s long time collaborator OZ first produced and recorded his own version of this song with German lyrics. After posting a few snippets of it, Drake reacted to it by commenting on OZ’s Instagram post: Drop greece.

• In this track, Drake discusses the transition from a childhood without a father to the top rapper in the game. In the first verse, Drake claims “mothafuckas never loved us”, a stark contrast from later in the third verse, where he talks about his luxurious life and “tennis matches at the crib.” Drake said in an interview with Vibe magazine: These sessions were probably the craziest nights of my life. When we had the completed “Worst Behavior” and played it back for the first time, it was a crazy feeling. I just like making music like that. The cadences, seeing people get hype.

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The rapper posted the first countdown note from his mother on his Instagram story on Tuesday.

"Day two is here, one more to go. We go high when they go low. Certified — it's been quite a ride, I forever admire your relentless drive," wrote his mother in her second note.

In the past, Drake, 34, has demonstrated a deep admiration for his mother — sharing sweet photos on Instagram from his childhood.


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Thomas Rhett holding a little girl posing for a picture: Collaborating with their kids! Thomas Rhett, Pink and more stars have worked on songs with their little ones over the years. The country singer posted a video with his eldest daughter, Willa, in August 2021 via Instagram, saying, “Willa Gray wanted to share with y’all the very first song she ever wrote.” While the 5-year-old was shy in the footage, she agreed to call the tune “Willa Gray’s First Song.” The Georgia native subsequently shared the song’s audio, which was set to a catchy beat and began with the line: “You don’t have to do nothing for yourself.” Willa subsequently sang about playing with friends and having sleepovers. The little one also name-dropped her sisters Ada, 3, and Lennon, 18 months, in the upbeat song. Rhett could be heard giving the occasional background vocal. Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard’s wife, Hayley Hubbard, commented that the song was her daughter Olivia’s “favorite.” In May 2020, Rhett told his Instagram followers that Willa plays a part in deciding the songs on his album. “A lot of people have been asking about these songs I’ve been posting, if they’re gonna be on the record or what,” the “Die a Happy Man” singer explained at the time. “We don’t really know. It all depends on Willa Gray. If Willa Gray doesn’t like them, they’re probably not gonna go on the record.”                View this post on Instagram                        A post shared by ThomasRhettAkins (@thomasrhettakins)    As for Pink, the Grammy winner released her song with daughter Willow in February 2021, titled “Cover Me in Sunshine.” The pair even performed the tune two months later at the Billboard Music Awards. Although Willow doesn’t like her mom’s “music at all,” Pink exclusively told Us Weekly in January 2020 how much her eldest child enjoys life on the road. “She loves being a carney [on tour], she loves the life, the circus that we live in and she’s grateful,” the “Just Give Me a Reason” singer told Us. “She worked my quick change for a while and then she was bored with me and wanted to be with the dancers.” Keep scrolling to see more celebrity parents who have songs with their offspring, from Carrie Underwood’s Christmas tune with son Isaiah to Beyoncé’s Grammy-winning “Brown Skin Girl” release with daughter Blue Ivy.

The singer-songwriter also shared a video slideshow of photos growing up with his mother on Mothers Day — where she voiceovers and says that a mother's presence, despite a child's age, is "invaluable."

How Much Longer Can Drake Stay Commercially Untouchable?

  How Much Longer Can Drake Stay Commercially Untouchable? Before the release of his latest album ‘Certified Lover Boy,’ let’s look at the factors both supporting and working against Drake’s continued supremacy:In fact, for over eight years, Drake wasn’t absent from the charts at all: From the week his breakthrough smash “Best I Ever Had” introduced him to the Hot 100 for the first time on the chart dated May 23, 2009, up until his “Passionfruit” and “Signs” dropped off the chart dated Aug. 26, 2017, there was not a single Hot 100 listing in which he didn’t appear on at least one entry — an unprecedented 431-week run.

I said, "Young people fall in love With the wrong people sometimes" [Chorus] Some mistakes get made That' s alright, that' s okay You can think that you ’re in love When you 're really just in pain Some mistakes get made That' s alright, that' s okay In the end, it' s better for me That' s the moral of the story, babe (Oh-oh, oh-oh) (Oh-oh, oh-oh) [Verse 2] It' s funny how a memory Turns into a bad dream When running wild turns volatile Remember how we painted our house Just like my grandparents did So romantic, but we fought the whole time Should've seen the signs, yeah [Pre-Chorus]

His legendary body of work also includes blockbuster albums such as Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Unorthodox Jukebox, and 24K Magic, as well as era-defining collaborations like "Uptown Funk" with Mark Ronson, "Finesse" with Cardi B, and "Nothin' On You " with B.o.B. Forever classic, yet (unless you like) If you smoke (what you smoke) I got that haze (purple haze) And if you ’re hungry girl I got filets (woohooo) Ooh baby don’t keep me (waiting) There’ s so much love we could be making (Shamone) I’m talking kissing, Cuddling Rose petals in the bathtub Girl lets jump in, It’ s bubblin I aint playin no.

"The role of mother never comes to an end, never," said Graham in the video.

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On Monday, the "One Dance" singer teased that Certified Lover Boy would be released on Friday — after a months-long delay.

He revealed the news on Instagram by sharing an image that features multiple pregnant women emojis holding their stomachs, placed on a white background.

"CERTIFIED LOVER BOY SEPTEMBER 3," Drake captioned the post, confirming the release date.

Since the post, fans began theorizing about the meaning behind the emoji's post.

"The album is dropping over Labor Day weekend and is 9 months late. Drake is wild," tweeted one person alongside a meme of Drake.

Another fan joked, "Drake knows the power his music has. certified lover boy about to get us all pregnant."

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The album was originally scheduled for release in January but was postponed due to health issues Drake was facing at the time.

"I was planning to release my album this month but between surgery and rehab my energy has been dedicated to recovery," Drake wrote in an Instagram Story post at the time, per Billboard. "I'm blessed to be back on my feet and feeling great and focused on the album, but CLB won't be dropping in January."

Drake's last album release was 2018's Scorpion which featured hits like "God's Plan," "Nice for What," and "In My Feelings."

Drake Takes Top 14 Spots in Record Week on Streaming Songs Chart .
Drake’s historic week on Billboard’s charts (dated Sept. 18) is especially highlighted on the Streaming Songs survey, where he boasts the top 14 titles. Previously, the most songs that an artist had placed from No. 1 on down on Streaming Songs in a week was eight, by Drake himself, on July 14, 2018, concurrent with the chart arrival of his LP Scorpion.Looking at the entire Streaming Songs top 10, Drake’s clean sweep is the first after he charted nine on the July 14, 2018, ranking (Nos. 1-8 and No. 10) and J. Cole did the same on the chart dated May 29 this year (Nos. 2-10).

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