Drake Is Dropping His Very First Book Of Poetry

Aubrey Drake Graham, more commonly known by his stage name, Drake, is dropping his first work of literature on June 24, 2023. The “Hotline Bling” rapper announced his upcoming poetry book on Instagram the day before. 

According to the post, Drake’s book features a deep blue cover with white text across the back, binding, and front, reading, TITLES RUIN EVERYTHING: A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS BY KENZA SAMIR & AUBREY GRAHAM. The poetry book will drop at 1 p.m. EST at Drake’s online merch store, drakerelated.com, plus selected retail shops. The price of the book wasn’t specified. 

Songwriter Kenza Samir co-wrote the 100-page book.

Drake, 36, captioned his announcement post, “I don’t know if I have ever wanted people to buy or support something more in my life…our first book is available tmrw on @drakerelated and other select retailers.”


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On his merchandise store’s Instagram page, he posted another promotional statement.

“The Boy and his friend @kenzanotkendra are releasing their first poetry book on drakerelated.com and other select retailers tomorrow at 1 PM EST,” The caption read.


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Ahead of the book’s official release, the Canada-born artist partnered with the New York Post to run a limited-edition newspaper to showcase the book’s artistic cover. Available at newsstands and online for just $5 at the tabloid’s website, the Drake Post is available now.

Drake fans are eagerly awaiting the book’s drop. One commenter wrote, “Bare IG captions coming out of these pages,” and another added, “Bout to hit that Barnes & Noble.”

“Keep winning homie. This major… I said what I said, your captions should be a coffee table book.”

Another Instagram user commented, “Finna add ‘best selling author’ to the list of accomplishments.”

Aside from praising the rapper for expanding his horizons, others were just worried about the book being affordable. “Praying it’s a reasonable price,” one fan wrote.