'Honestly, Nevermind': Drake announces new album on social media hours before its release

In a surprise that is sure to have fans in their feelings, Drake announced on social media he's dropping a new album Friday.

The Canadian emcee announced on Instagram Thursday he's releasing his seventh album, titled “Honestly, Nevermind.” 

Drake also shared a photo of what appears to be the cover art: the album’s title set in a shiny silver font, juxtaposed against a plain black background.

"Honestly, Nevermind" will follow up Drake’s 2021 "Certified Lover Boy," which broke Spotify records, crowned Drake as the eighth artist in Billboard history to earn 10 No. 1 albums and spawned the hits “Girls Want Girls,” “Knife Talk,” and “Way 2 Sexy.”

Drake might be taking a cue from Beyoncé in teasing major album news via social media.

Following social media buzz, which included the removal of all her profile photos from social media and seemingly-random posts by people within her circle, the singer confirmed the release of her upcoming album "Rennaisance" through an official announcement from music streaming service Tidal on Thursday morning.

Drake's last album also stirred up controversy when “Certified Lover Boy” was snubbed from the major categories at this year’s Grammy Awards, only earning nods for best rap album and best rap performance.

His team later requested to remove his nominations from the Grammy's final-round ballot altogether.

Drake has long maintained a contentious relationship with the Grammys. Upon accepting his 2019 award for best rap song for “God’s Plan” — his first appearance at the ceremony since 2013 — he launched into a speech that called the honor meaningless before his microphone was silenced.

"We play an opinion-based sport, not a factual-based sport," Drake said at the time. "You've already won if you have people who are singing your songs word for word, if you're a hero in your hometown. 

If there's people who have regular jobs who are coming out in the rain, in the snow, spending their hard-earned money to buy tickets to come to your shows. You don't need this right here, I promise you. You already won."