News: Drake Prematurely Calls "Thank Me Later" Platinum

Friday, Jul 23, 2010 3:49PM

Written by Rosario Harper

Young Money's Drake has thanked fans prematurely for helping his Thank Me Later debut reach platinum status assuming the album has sold over a million copies since its release last month.

Writing on his Twitter page, Drake thanked his supporters for their purchases.

"Thank you to everyone who allowed us to go platinum on a debut album! WOW," Drake wrote Thursday (July 22). (Drake's Twitter)

The rapper's debut is inching closer to a million sold units.

Following closely behind is Drake's Thank Me Later which slid one slot to No. 3 with 50,300. After five weeks in stores, Drizzy's debut album has pushed out 833,100 units. (SOHH Sales Wrap)

He has already begun thinking about a sophomore project.

"Well I have some time coming up, so I am already trying to figure out where in the world I am going to start this next album. I have had some discussions with Oliver, who is my creative partner, I know the story I am going to tell, obviously since my story continues naturally but its just more like what is the approach we are going to take." (All Hip Hop)

Drake has also announced the launch of an upcoming tour.

The Canadian rapper has announced dates for a fall tour. "AT&T Presents The Light Dreams and Nightmares Tour" is scheduled to kick off on September 21 in Miami and travel to major cities, winding down November 4 in Los Angeles. Virginia duo Clipse will serve as the supporting act on the Live Nation production. (Rap-Up)

Check out a recent Drake interview down below:

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