“I’ll say this to you I’m not… I feel no need to appease anybody. I feel so confident about the body of work that I just dropped that I know I can go and disappear for whatever… six months, a year… two years,” Drake says in the cinematic teaser for Scary Hours 3, the third installment of his EP series. “Even though I’m not into the lengthy, super-lengthy disappearances for the sake of mystery. You know, ultimately it’s coming to me in a way that I haven’t experienced since maybe, like, If You’re Reading This where it’s just kind of like I feel like I’m on drugs.”
Drake’s landmark mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late dropped in 2015, the same year he teamed up with Future for What a Time to Be Alive. Just over a year after the tape’s release, he also dropped Views. It was, to put it lightly, a prolific period for the 6 God.
“I feel like I’m in that mental state without doing anything,” the teaser continues. “I did those songs in the last five days. I didn’t have one bar written down for those songs on the night that For All the Dogs dropped. It’s not like I’m picking up from some unfinished shit. You know, it’s just happening on its own. And who am I to fight it? And to fight back against the right thing would be, well, you know…”