Rihanna ‘Anti’ Release Date Rumored Feb. 12: Kanye Not Producing Album, RiRi May Perform With Drake At Grammys

Will Kanye, Rihanna and Drake release albums in the same week?
Will Kanye, Rihanna and Drake release albums in the same week? 2DopeBoyz

Rihanna, Kanye West and Drake may all release albums in the same week. West has confirmed his album Swish is coming Feb. 11. RiRi and Drizzy have not confirmed release dates for their albums Anti and Views From The 6 , but speculations suggest Drake may have separate collabs in the works with Kanye and Rihanna leading up to the Grammy Awards Feb. 15.

A new Super Bowl & Grammy Promo Commercial aired last week and RiRi is pictured saying “I’m worth the wait.” Does this mean Rihanna will perform at the Grammys this year? In that case, it would be in Rihanna's best interest to release Anti right before the Grammy Awards.

Check out Rihanna’s Super Bowl Ad below. Will Anti be worth the wait?

RiRi released the first Anti single “FourFiveSeconds” featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney a year ago and fans have since been waiting patiently for the album. She even performed the single at last year’s Grammy Awards. An Anti world tour is scheduled to begin at the end of February, but the “Bitch Better Have My Money” singer still has not set an official album release date.

Drake and Rihanna reportedly already filmed a music video for their rumored collaboration, “Work.” However, “Work” is not included in Anti’s leaked tracklist. Drake and Rihanna performed “What’s My Name” at the 2011 Grammy Awards, could the duo link up again this year? Drake has five Grammy nominations in the Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Album categories.

The most recent leaked list shows Drake featured on a track called “1988.”

  1. “Higher”

  2. “Love on the Brain”

  3. “FourFiveSeconds” feat. Kanye West and Paul McCartney

  4. “Just Feel It”

  5. “B--- Better Have My Money”

  6. “1988” feat. Drake

  7. “Kiss It Better”

  8. “American Oxygen”

  9. “Spliff”

  10. “James Joint” (Interlude)

  11. “Pray For Me”

  12. “Nothing’s Promised”

  13. “D.R.U.G.S.” feat. Travis scott and Azealia Banks

  14. “Black Rose”

  15. “Only If For A Night”

  16. “Pose”

  17. “One Life To Live”

  18. “Shotgun” feat. J. Cole

  19. “Never Ending”

  20. “Don’t Touch Me” feat. Travis Scott

  21. “Criminal”

  22. “If They Let Us”

  23. “Revenge”

The first Anti release false alarm came Nov. 27. Chris Brown and Rihanna were set to drop albums on the same day but Breezy respectfully pushed the release of Royalty to Dec. 18. However, Anti’ s big Tidal debut never came. It's been nearly four years since Rihanna released an album, Unapologetic in 2012.

Songwriter Glass John blames Travis Scott for long delay. Upset his song “Kiss It Better” isn’t out yet, John popped off on Twitter . John also claimed Scott convinced Rihanna to change the name of the album from R8 to Anti. He also says Scott told her “ she needs to make an all trap hood ghetto album.”

The plot now thickens as latest scoop via Instagram reveals Kanye West is no longer involved in Rihanna’s album after West had announced that he would produce it last February.


Kanye is not executive producing on #Rihanna's album ANTi anymore.

A photo posted by Rihanna Follows (@therih.up) on

On top of all this, Kanye and Drake may be in the studio together. Yeezy used a sample from Drake’s Uncle Larry Graham in “No More Parties in L.A.” featuring Kendrick Lamar. Both artists tweeted photos of a vinyl copy of the record Kanye used and DIY Mag points out the price tag on each picture looks strangely similar. On Jan. 22 Kanye even tweeted, “Uncle Larry is with us in the lab.”


Few more parties in LA.

A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on

The leaked tracklist for Views From The 6 shows Kanye West featured on a song named “One in A Million.” The album was supposed to drop Jan. 6, but Drizzy’s Instagram hints he may not even be done recording.

Yeezy’s album Swish is due Feb. 11. Drake has said Views From The 6 is “coming very soon” after the Jan. 6 date passed. The unofficial track list reveals Rihanna may release Anti Feb. 12. Will three of the most anticipated albums of 2016 all drop in the same week? Which one are you most excited for? Sound off in the comments!

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