While Drake's album art for his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same has generated its fair share of humorous reactions, the Toronto rapper is sincere about the decision to display two portraits of himself behind a sky blue backdrop.

Speaking with MTV, Drizzy explained the inspiration behind his two album covers, which were painted by artist Kadir Nelson. "It’s a child version of myself starring at myself now," Drake says. "When I try to think back through this journey, it’s so hard to pinpoint all these moments and it gets foggy. Even on past albums when I been trying to tell this story, I’ve got there, but maybe not got there all the way."

He continued,"What that album art is to me is that this is my most clear, concise thoughts from now and my best recollection of then."

Drake's Nothing Was The Same will be released September 24.

[via MTV]

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