Kendrick Lamar has delighted followers after he revealed on Monday the title and date of his extremely anticipated new album in response to a fan that declared the rapper had “formally retired.”
The Grammy Award-winning artist hasn’t launched an album since his critically acclaimed 2017 album Rattling and so 5 years on, followers have been keen to listen to some new materials.
So keen in actual fact, one fan resorted to reverse psychology and as an alternative of begging their favorite artist for a brand new album, as an alternative they mentioned Lamar has stopped making music altogether.
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In a tweet posted on February 14, @raptalksk wrote: “Kendrick Lamar is formally retired,” which has since obtained over 80,000 likes.
However two months on and Lamar has fired again by replying to the tweet with an internet site that reveals his fifth studio album is known as Mr. Morale & the Large Steppers and is about to be launched on Could 13.
It is truthful to say that is music to the ears of Lamar’s followers as his tweet has been preferred over 500,000 occasions, however Lemar responding to a fan’s retirement declare has led followers of different artists who have not dropped music in a scorching minute to strive the reverse psychology tactic within the hopes they’ll drop new music like Lemar.
After Lemar replied to his tweet, @raptalksk tried his luck once more – this time with Frank Ocean who hasn’t launched an album since he dropped Blonde in 2016. It appears individuals agree with the tweet getting over 103,000 likes.
In fact, Rihanna would get a point out since in any case, she has not launched new materials since her 2016 album ANTI and 6 years on, followers are nonetheless attempting to coax the singer into dropping a brand new file with 107,000 of them liking a tweet declaring she’s “retired.”
A few of the different artists which individuals are eager on them to launch new music embody J.Cole, Andre 3000, Playboi Carti, and Travis Scott.
Brockhampton’s Kevin Summary even bought in on the joke, the boyband is about to go on an indefinite hiatus after their second Coachella efficiency however shocked followers once they introduced a shock remaining album after their first efficiency on the music pageant.
We’ll have to attend and see if any extra artists reply retirement claims with new music – we’re maintaining our fingers crossed.
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