Following the release of Certified Lover Boy, Drake has announced that his studio album is dedicated to Nadia Ntuli and Mercedes Morris.
With 21 tracks on his sixth studio album, CLB includes contributions from JAY-Z, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Ty Dolla $ign, and many more.
Nadia Ntuli passed away earlier this year, 2021, Drake has just dedicated his album to her and people are desperate to know what happened to the very loved Nadia Ntuli.
#Drake finally dropped his album #CertifiedLoverBoy with a dedication to #NadiaNtuli and #MercedesMorr ??
Is CLB the album of the year?! pic.twitter.com/0zSQiZApGU
— No Jumper (@nojumper) September 3, 2021
NADIA NTULI ACCIDENT EXPLAINED
Nadia Ntuli was a UK model and friend of Drake who passed away earlier this year. Although there are scarce reports on her death, she is thought to have passed away in a motorcycle accident in Dubai.
On the day that Nadia passed away her friend, Mange Kimambi posted a photo of Nadia holding her son.
She wrote: “Oh Nadya, why… You showered my son with kisses, the photos of you and Kenzo warm my heart to this day.
“OMG, what will your mom do? My heart aches for her, you were her entire world, her only child. Rest In Peace beautiful baby.”
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Drake and Nadia have been friends for seven years and supported each other throughout each other’s careers. Drake said they lifted each other up and he still can’t comprehend her passing.
nadia ntuli was a uk ig model & friend of drakes that died in a motor vehicle accident in dubai earlier this year. #CertifiedLoverBoy #CLB pic.twitter.com/qkOeypPH1L
— the fully vaccinated vandal. (@_arqiteqt) September 3, 2021
For everyone asking who Nadia Ntuli is she was a close friend of Drakes who unfortunately passed away in January, she would be sooo happy to know the album is dedicated to her ?❤️ my bestfriend, my sister I miss you ? pic.twitter.com/PuYb1po6cj
— Lovelyn ??♀️? (@lovelylovelynx) September 3, 2021
DRAKE DEDICATES ‘CLB’ TO MODEL
Drake has dedicated his new album to the model in an announcement wrote on his notes.
“A combination of toxic masculinity and acceptance of truth which is inevitably heartbreaking. Executive produced by me, Noah ‘40’ Shebib, Oliver El-Khatib, and Noel Cadastre. Dedicated to Nadia Ntuli and Mercedes Morr. RIP – Drake”
Mercedes Morr was a popular Instagram model who was killed last weekend in what is thought to be a murder-suicide.
“At this point in the investigation, it is not believed that there was a relationship between the suspect and the victim,” Richmond Police spokesman Lt. Lowell Neinast told The New York Post in a statement.
BREAKING: Law enforcement has identified the man accused of murdering Mercedes Morr, as Kevin Alexander Accort. Investigators say after killing the Instagram model and well known houston native, he killed himself. Unknown what the relationship between the two pic.twitter.com/ZsCNDwUzYP
— Stefania Okolie (@StefaniaOnABC13) August 30, 2021