Drake Announced "Scorpion" Album & Social Media Madness Ensued

Drake performs on the Coachella stage during day 2 of the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club

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Yesterday, Drake surprisingly hinted at a new album arriving in June of this year with a photo of a scorpion pendant and an image of himself rocking a "Scorpion" branded jacket. He also released his "More Life" playlist project in March 2017 and the "Scary Hours" EP in January. God's Plan which has racked up nearly 400 Million views on youtube as it stars the Toronto rapper running around Miami donating over $900,000 dollars in various charitable ways giving back to the community. This week, Drake's latest single "Nice For What" debuted at number one on the UK Singles Charts, making it his second this year after "God's Plan". Holding the number one spot for 11 weeks is no easy task as it beat out Adele's "Hello" which had held the #1 position for 10 weeks.

On Monday, April 16, the Canadian rapper posted a couple of photographs on Instagram that seem to pertain to his new record.

OVO Sound boss Drake has officially started his album countdown.

Check out the announcement from Drake's Instagram below.

Check out some of the greatest initial reactions to the news, from fans and haters alike, and let us know how you took the news in the comments.

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