The phonograph record was previously held by Drizzy ’ s 2018 album ‘ Scorpion ’, which received around 132million single-day streams on the platform. Spotify representatives have since confirmed to multiple outlets that ‘ Certified Lover Boy ’ has since broken the record on the day of its handout .
The newsworthiness comes a Drake besides set multiple stream records on competing platform Apple Music. The rapper became the platform ’ s most-streamed artist in a single day earlier this year, and ‘ Certified Lover Boy ’ became this year ’ s most-streamed album in a one day on the chopine within merely 12 hours of its arrival .
In the sphere of streaming, Drizzy ’ s new distinctions are a succeed in his longstanding conflict with Kanye West. ‘ Donda ’ attracted closely 100 million ball-shaped streams within its first 24 hours on Spotify, ranking in one-third behind ‘ Scorpion ’ and ‘ CLB ’. On Apple Music, ‘ Donda ’ had good recently become the platform ’ s most-streamed album in a single day before it was knocked off by ‘ Certified Lover Boy ’ .
‘ Certified Lover Boy ’ marks Drake ’ s sixth studio album, and was released through the rapper ’ s own OVO Sound along with Republic Records. Its star-studded tracklist features guest appearances from JAY-Z, Travis Scott, Future, Young Thug, Lil Baby, Kid Cudi and more .
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Since then, Drake has continued to beef up his feud with West, leaking unreleased Kanye racetrack ‘ Life of the Party ’ curtly after. The sung sees Ye taking shots at Drake, and besides features a poetry by André 3000 that addresses West ’ s recently mother Donda, asking her to share messages of love to his own mother, who passed away in 2013 .
Over the weekend, ‘ Certified Lover Boy ’ co-producer Noah “ 40 ” Shebib issued a statement about the inclusion of R. Kelly as a credited songwriter on the album ’ randomness ‘ TSU ’. The song features a sample of Kelly ’ s 1998 unmarried ‘ Half on a Baby ’, leading to backlash given the singer ’ second ongoing sexual pervert test .
“ On a song called tsu at the beginning is a sample of OG Ron c talking. Behind that faintly which you can ’ t even hear is an radius Kelly song bring in the background, ” Shebib explained .
“ It has no meaning no lyrics are present, R Kelly ’ second voice international relations and security network ’ t even present but if we wanted to use Ron c talking we were forced to license it… there is no actual r Kelly give and it ’ s a piece misleading to call him a conscientious objector lyricist. ”