'More Life's final unveiling follows months of delays, speculations and, finally, an Instagram tease last week. "I love the way it's put together".
"I know it's taken me a while, but I'm going to the hotel tonight to finish this More Life s**t, so I can give it to you as soon as possible", he told the crowd. They reminded us we are on this Earth for only a heartbeat; there is only loving and being loved.
He even leaves time for one of Canada's most popular tourist attractions, though it's not exactly a shining endorsement. "Better attitude, let's see where it gets me", he says on "Lose You", the album's most bushy-tailed, forward-looking rapping, though not without some residual resentment that "people like you more when you working towards something, not when you have it". "Passionfruit" 4. "Jorja Interlude" 5. "4422" 9. "Gyalchester" 10. Thankfully, Drake's jokey lyrics ("My side girl got a 5S with the screen cracked, still hit me back right away") and welcome appearances from Travis Scott and Quavo keep Portland from sounding too self-serious. For every moody piano riff, there's an uptempo groove or Young Thug voice crack to overwhelm it and reset the music's cool exuberance. "Teenage Fever" 15. "KMT" (featuring Giggs) 16. He resurrects a fast-paced flow that fans will relievedly recognize, delivering a mea culpa to his longtime followers, asking, "Did I lose you, did I?"
Earlier this year Drake's close collaborator and producer Nineteen85 said in an interview with Billboard the playlist was Drake's chance to introduce new music to his fans.