PARTYNEXTDOOR has apparently started the countdown to a new project, announcing a single called “Here Old Friends” after deleting all content on his Instagram account.
Fans of the Canadian singer-songwriter found out that he had removed all posts from his IG feed on Thursday (December 12). Around. 1:00 PM EST, PARTY posted the cover of his new single with the simple caption: “‘Her Old Friends’ out tonight.”
Although he also shared the post to his stories, he did not include a snippet of the song.
The single message was not shared to his Twitter account, where PARTYNEXTDOOR hasn’t posted anything in nearly a month.
Fans may have to wait until the new single hits streaming platforms to hear it, but before deleting his social media content, PARTYNEXTDOOR shared a snippet of a sultry new track called “Assumptions.” The preview was recorded on IG Live on December 22 and shared with Youtube by a fan.
Apart from an appearance on Diddy‘s latest single, “Sex in the armory,” as well as functions next to it AND Parker and Preme, PARTYNEXTDOOR has been pretty quiet since 2020, when he released his third album, Party mobile.
Arriving four years after his previous album P3the project debuted at the No. 8 position on Billboard Hot 200 chart with 50,000 album-equivalent units sold in its first week. Party mobile including 2019 Drake-assisted single “LOYAL”, which also spawned a remix with Bad Bunny.
The only other feature found on the 15-track LP was Rihanna on “BELIEVE IT”.
PARTYNEXTDOOR was much more active in the months surrounding the release of his last full-length project. In 2020 alone, he appeared on tracks by Summer Walker, French Montana, DVSNDaniLeigh, Kali Uchis and Ruby Rose.
Adding to the speculation that PARTY may be preparing a full album for 2023, the artist was included in OVO Sounds’ 2022 recap post on Twitter, which promised “NEW SOUND ALL ’23.” The post consisted of videos featuring Drake, DVSN and other artists from the publisher’s roster who delivered new music in 2022.
Another still that was posted as a video spotlighted the entire cover image with the OVO camp last year. The post was accompanied by a photo of those whose music would be released in 2023, including PARTYNEXTDOOR.