On Thursday at midnight, Drake shared a new collaboration single with Lil Durk titled ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’. The rapper says that the song will appear in his next album, ‘Certified Lover Boy.’
The song’s Dave Meyers-directed video was filmed at Nike World Headquarters in Oregon. The track features cameos from Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr. and Marshawn Lynch.
Drake shared the song and details about which album it is from via an Instagram post. He wrote: “Laugh Now Cry Later off my next studio album CERTIFIED LOVER BOY 👌🏽 video link in bio”
Drake hinted at about the track by posting a short video of himself riding on a lime-green jet ski on Wednesday night. Though no music is heard in the clip, the high-quality cinematography and caption lead many to believe something special was on it way. He captioned the post: “TMRW MIDNIGHT”
Talking about the COVID-19 lockdown, Drake told Billboard, “I’m working on the album, I’ve been working on it for a while now. I remember the last time I had to sit down was when I tore my ACL (in 2009). And I made a great album out of that. Obviously god has us all inside the house right now. Definitely, it’s the most excited I’ve been about an album in a long time.”
While in quarantine, Drake has been very productive He released the Dark Lane Demo Tapes collection in May and following that with other singles like ‘Only You Freestyle’ with Headie One as well as ‘Pop Star’ and ‘Greece’ with DJ Khaled. Just before releasing Dark Lane Demo Tapes, Drake announced that his next studio album is will arrive this summer.
Coming back to Drake’s ‘Laugh Now Cry Later,’ the song is co-produced by Cardogotwings, GRy, Yung Exclusive, and Roget Chahayed. Check out the song here:
In May, the rapper promised to release his sixth studio album in Summer 2020. Even though there is no update on it still, Drake’s Laugh Now Cry Later suggests it’s right around the corner.