Cash Money Records boss Birdman is ready for the world to count down the days until Scorpion comes out. The hip-hop executive has saluted protégé Drake on his new album release date and cover announcement.

On Thursday, Baby went to Instagram to confirm the highly-anticipated LP is dropping later this month.

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Last night, Drake shocked fans with his album announcement and premiering the “I’m Upset” video.


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[SOHH Noteworthy: In April, Drake announced his Scorpion album title and June release plans.]

This week, Drake’s rap rival Pusha-T reacted to rumors about the 6 God possibly having a career-ending diss record in the stash.

“You know, I don’t know. I just feel like if there was something that was beneficial for either of those two guys [Drake or J. Prince], they would do it. I think they’re into doing anything that’s beneficial for them. [Do I think it’s a bluff?] I don’t want to call them scared. I just want to say that they’re thinking. They’re doing what’s best for them. … Yeah. I felt like the whole idea of a battle—I don’t know what was gained or what was lost. … It’s different because there’s a lot of sympathy and compassion and things like that I didn’t know existed. That’s why it’s not even fun to me anymore.” (GQ)

“Power” star Joseph “Tommy” Sikora recently talked to SOHH about the epic Pusha/Drake battle and questioned if Drizzy had a game-changing diss track.

“Tommy would lean toward Pusha-T in the feud. I think. Just lyrically Pusha’s bringing it. As Joseph, I can’t see Drake coming up with something in response that’s going to be a career-ender for Pusha. Pusha’s been on-point. With people saying, ‘These guys are going for each other. They’re gunning,’ I think there’s something to be said about a classic rivalry battle going on that actually puts people to the next level and challenges people and I kind of applaud both of them for being real emcees. I’m enjoying watching it from the sidelines.” (SOHH)