More Life Drake's latest project has his fans waiting patiently

Ever since Drake announced the workings of a new project back in October, fans have been anxiously waiting for the self-proclaimed "playlist" to hit their earbuds. A week before his 30th birthday, Drake released three singles off his upcoming project, including "Sneakin'" featuring 21 Savage, and "Fake Love".

The full project was rumoured to release on December 3rd, 2016. However, Drake was quick to dismiss the rumours, saying "More Life" would drop at the "top of 2017". We are now a week into March, and still no signs of the playlist on Apple Music. Since October, Drake fans have been subjected to agonizing waiting and countless rumoured release dates (including last Saturday). All the while Drake has been on tour in Europe, where fans have captured snippets of upcoming music, including a track featuring UK rapper "Giggs".

The upcoming project is said to have a different sound, with heavy influence from UK "grime"sound. The video of what appears to be "Kiss My Teeth", a rumoured song on the playlist, is not the only thing that has been leaked to the public. Drake-conspirators have discussed for months-on-end who could be featured on the new project, only to have a complete track-list hit Twitter late Saturday night.

Twitter users be warned, there is no telling if the track-list is, in fact, official. However, the names featured on the list do match up quite well with those rumoured to have been in the studio with Drizzy between October and now. The list includes Kanye West, Jennifer Lopez, and Toronto-born The Weeknd. All of whom were rumoured to be working with Drake over the past few months.

Amidst all of the speculation, the teases, and the cryptic Instagram posts, there are real people waiting patiently for Drake's newest project. With the project continuing to be pushed back, it seems to be gaining a polarizing reputation. For some, the delays and speculation only fuel the hype. For others, it's pushing them away.

Cole McInerney is a student at Ryerson University in Toronto, and has been a follower of Drake's work since 2010. For McInerney, the anticipation of new Drake music is always exciting. However the consistent pushback of Drake's latest project hasn't sat well with him. He says his excitement for the release built continuously leading up to March 4th, when the playlist was supposedly set to release on OVO Sound Radio.

"There was a certain window, and he should've capitalized on the notoriety the album release was gaining," said McInerney. He also added he wasn't a fan of Drake's two most recent projects "Views" and "What A Time To Be Alive". "I stayed up late to buy 'Nothing Was The Same' and 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' on their release dates and I loved both projects," said McInerney.

While he hasn't been a huge fan of Drake's recent work, he is hopeful for "More Life". McInerney added he hoped the track-list wouldn't be "too long", saying he felt Drake's recent music had a "lack of conciseness."

While Drake's position atop the Hip-Hop industry won't live or die with his new project, McInerney certainly isn't the only fan putting pressure on Drake to switch things up from his commercially-safe projects like Views. "I think the new sound could be rewarding, and we've seen success for instance when UK artist Sampha was featured on 'The Motion', one of my favourite Drake songs." McInerney added he hoped Rihanna and Travis Scott would be featured on the project. "Those are two artists I feel like he has great chemistry with," said McInerney. There are certainly several questions surrounding "More Life", and hopefully soon enough we will have answers.

For now, here's everything we know about "More Life" so far.

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