The hits just keep on coming for Drake. Aside from his latest single “In My Feelings” pushing him past Rihanna as the only artist this decade to land the most weeks on top of Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart, he also added a new television show to his production credits.
Deadline Hollywood reports, Drizzy and his manager, Future the Prince has signed on as Executive Producers of HBO’s new teen drama series, “Euphoria,” which is based on a 2012 Israeli series of the same name. Written and produced by Sam Levinson, the 10-episode series stars Zendaya and Maude Apatow and follows a group of high school students as they “navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.”
HBO’s announcement of Drake and Future’s involvement comes on the heels of the duo partnering with Netflix to executive produce and revive British crime series, “Top Boy” for a 2019 debut. In addition, last year the pair also teamed up with LeBron James and Maverick Carter to executive produce a documentary highlighting NBA All-Star Vince Carter titled, The Carter Effect.
While the Grammy Award-winner is busy making a push into television and film, he has assured fans that the steady flow of music hits will continue — at least for now.
“I’m sure I’ll stop [making music] one day,” he said during a November 2017 cover story for The Hollywood Reporter. “When it starts to feel like I’m making it up. Hopefully, I’ll catch it before I ever get there, right? But right now it feels like we just started, so I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. But I do plan on expanding — to take six months or a year to myself and do some great films. Music’s always there.”
“Euphoria” is expected to premiere on HBO sometime in 2019.