It's ok, remain sitting... the track isn't out.. yet..
More Nothing Was The Same news via Drake on Twitter tonight. He names his possible new favorite song — one that we can connect the dots as "Momentous Occasions" via pianist Chilly Gonzales (his retweets; hit his name to hear his stuff — real good), and also featuring Jhene Aiko, and produced by 40. Here's the tweet, and below, some comments on the collab from Aiko in a recent interview with Fuse.
UPDATE: Drake just tweeted "Momentous Occasions" is NOT the song title and that it is a terrible title. Oh!
"I am not going to say too much. Recording the song and working with him, period, was a momentous occasion. Because I think he is amazing, like a magical being for me, like a unicorn or something. He is somebody I like to listen to to get inspired and helps me write from an honest place. Recording that song was more of a personal experience because we sat with [Drake producer Noah] 40 [Shebib] and I got to help pick the beat, take it home and record to it. That was more of a collaboration than other tracks I’ve done."
- Jhene Aiko
And OH, Drake also fired off another tweet in the early hours this morning...
The king of sublims is at it again in a classic form of such: a subtweet. My first guess at the target is Bulls bench player Vladimir Radmanovic, but in the oft chance I'm wrong, perhaps he's talking about an artist who he's had tension with, and one who just talked on Drake & Kanye West "hopefully making good music together" — and that's Pusha T. It's pure speculation that I choose not to wrap myself up in beyond this paragraph. At the end of the day, I'm lookin' at the music. The artists involved in this upcoming song makes it one I'm excited for.
Well things just aren’t looking up for Aaliyah’s upcoming posthumous album. Last week Drake and Aaliyah’s label Blackground stated that Missy Elliott and Timbaland would in fact contribute to the upcoming album. As of today that is now false according to a statement released by Missy Elliot’s Manager.
"Although Missy and Timbaland always strive to keep the memory of their close friend alive, we have not been contacted about the project nor are there any plans at this time to participate," Mona Scott-Young, longtime manager for Missy Elliott, says. "We've seen the reports surfacing that they have been confirmed to participate but that is not the case. Both Missy and Timbaland are very sensitive to the loss still being felt by the family so we wanted to clear up any misinformation being circulated."
Clearly there is a lot of confusion and drama going on with this upcoming release. One being the fact Aaliyah’s brother said no one from his family supports this album. With Missy and Tim out the picture, I’m starting to wonder what is the purpose of releasing the album without two people who really helped Aaliyah’s career. Hopefully a lot of things get cleared up between everyone, because this album seems like a great idea if executed right.
With the recent release of “Enough Said”, Aaliyah’s label Blackground reached out to Biz confirming Drake and Noah ‘40’ Shebib as the executive producers for the upcoming album. The untitled album will feature 16 unreleased songs and fragments from the late singer's archive. Blackground plans to release the ablum by the end of this year.
This album should most certainly be hot. Drake and 40 almost never fail to deliver great material. Plus Timbaland and Missy Elliott are expected to contribute to the album as well.
The much rumored single from Drake & Aaliyah comes true above with the official stream and release of "Enough Said". This one's a smooth groove, established by a soothing production by 40, some pleasant vocals from the late Aaliyah, and a break-neck lyrical verse from Drake. I rocks with this. *Tibs Fav. status. What do you all think? Listen above/rate below!