Drake is set to release his latest album, Certified Lover Boy, tomorrow Friday 3 September, having announced it would be dropping earlier this week on Instagram. Ahead of the album, the artist has hinted to his CLB collaborators listing their nicknames on billboards in cities across the US, with some now curious to know who the rapper Smurk is.
CLB featured artists announced via billboard
According to Hot New Hip Hop, the billboards have appeared in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Atlanta.
The billboards are seen to hint to the CLB collaborators as they list the artist’s nicknames. One billboard was seen to read: “Hey Atlanta, Slime, Pluto, Savage and Baby are on CLB.”
Slime, Pluto, Savage and Baby are all said to be in reference to rappers Young Thug, Future, 21 Savage and Lil Baby. Although some have since wondered who the nickname Smurk relates to as the name is featured on a billboard in Chigaco.
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Who is rapper Smurk?
Following the announcement, Lil Durk has since shared a photo of the billboard announcing his feature on CLB in Chicago to his 11 million followers on Instagram.
Captioning the post, the rapper gushed about seeing his name or rather nickname in lights. He wrote: “Chicago goat status @champagnepapi.”
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Fans react to Lil Durk’s feature
As pictures of the Certified Lover Boy billboards are shared online, some have since taken to social media as they react to Lil Durk’s feature on the new Drake album: