In the wake of the successful release of his mixtape “So Far Gone,” Drake recently unveiled the official single from his upcoming album “Thank Me Later.”
Altough the Young Money affiliate is constantly releasing new music through various collaborations, it has been a while since Drake’s breakthrough in the industry last February, and the recent announcement about his next official single is a great move to stay relevant.
According to Harlem-based producer Omen, which worked on the track titled “Shut It Down,” the ballad will feature hitmaker The-Dream and should be targeting his female audience… The singer, born Aubrey Graham, once again caters to the ladies with romantic lyrics. According to Dreezy, the track will be a “pre-club anthem for women.”
A video for the song is reportedly in the works, under the direction of famous music video director and filmmaker Hype Williams.
Drake’s creative process on “Thank Me Later” involves connecting with his fan base, with stories his supporters can easily relate to. On a Twitter update on Oct. 10, Drake mentioned he was recording material in his long-time friend and producer 40’s apartment.
The single “Shut It Down” should be out in January, while “Thank Me Later” is scheduled for February 2010.
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