US rapper Drake postpones release of new album Certified Lover Boy as he recovers from surgery

US rapper Drake postpones release of new album Certified Lover Boy as he recovers from surgery

- Drake has delayed the release of his album Certified Lover Boy because he is still recovering from surgery

- The singer shared that he is focusing on recovery before he drops the highly-anticipated album

- He was due to drop the album this January but has decided not to release it

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Drake has pushed back the release date for his highly-anticipated album titled Certified Lover Boy. The popular rapper's fans would now have to wait a bit longer before they can listen to their fave's new tracks.

The Toosie Slide hitmaker reportedly took to social media recently to update his fans about the new project. The superstar shared that the album was due to drop this January but he has decided to hold off on dropping it because of his surgery.

He expressed that he has dedicated his time to recovery following his recent surgery.

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Drake has delayed releasing Certified Lover Boy as he recovers from surgery. Image: @champagnepapi
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The musician took to his Instagram Story on Wednesday, 20 January, and said:

"I was planning to release my album this month, but between surgery and rehab, my energy has been dedicated to recovery."

eonline.com reports that the artist also said he was blessed to be back on his feet after the surgery. According to the publication, Drake said he is feeling great following the operation. He reiterated that he is focused on the album but "CLB won't be dropping in January."

The famous rapper did not share any specific details about his injury. He previously posted a snap on his Instagram Story that showed his knee wrapped in a cast.

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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Drake made history as he became the first artist to hit 50 billion streams on Spotify.

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The achievement was announced by Chart Data and gets added to other accolades that the rapper can boast of.

Drake currently has 12 records on the platform after his debut EP So Far Gone landed on Spotify in 2019 as part of its 10th anniversary.

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