Followers have been impatiently ready for the follow-up to ASAP Rocky’s 2018 album, Testing. For the previous 5 years, Rocky’s been extra occupied with quite a lot of ups and downs, from his incarceration in Sweden to becoming a father because of Rihanna (with whom he is perhaps married, judging from a few of his recent comments and his new music “Riot (Rowdy Pipe’n)“).
That doesn’t imply he hasn’t been engaged on it; late final yr, he famous that the upcoming album, Don’t Be Dumb, has heavy input from Metro Boomin — and that it’s been “finished” since December. After all, as soon as an album is finished, there’s nonetheless numerous work to do, from plotting out music video releases and model partnerships to routing excursions, however with a number of singles, together with “Riot” and “Same Problems” out, you’ll be able to’t blame followers for believing the album ought to be on its method any day now.
Rocky actually fueled these rumors in a new interview with Complex, blaming delays on leakers and revealing a laundry listing of producers that features Hitkidd, Madlib, Mike Dean, Swedish Home Mafia, The Alchemist, and Tyler The Creator, along with Rocky himself. So far as when the album is due, Rocky mentioned, “These dummies received to cease leaking sh*t. Each time, we have now to return to the drafting board. However proper now, I believe it’s in a spot the place we tightened it up and we actually can’t make or break something proper now… it’s time to start out rolling out the challenge.”