Posts tagged "Drake"

ESPYs 2014: Watch Drake And Chris Brown Poke Fun At Their Beef

Just days after they hit the studio together, Drake invited Chris Brown to the 2014 ESPYs. Drake was hosting, so Brown got to perform – not for a song, but in a skit that poked fun at their past beef. There, Drake actually feuds against NBA All-Star Blake Griffin, resulting in them playing practical joke…

By: Christina Lee / July 17, 2014

ESPYs 2014: Watch Drake Perform “Honorable Mention” And “Side Pieces” With Brian McKnight

Drake has called himself the light-skinned Keith Sweat. He has compared his crowd's reactions to the return of Jodeci and dubbed his ticket sales One Direction numbers. He jokes that he's a heartthrob, after a time when he was called soft by other rappers – though while hosting the 2014 ESPYs, Drake crooned parody slow…

By: Christina Lee / July 17, 2014

Drake Announces New Album Title ‘Views From The 6′

Drake has already promised that he will drop a new album in spring 2015. Now, Billboard reports that, while he's yet to record in earnest, Drake has already decided on an album title: Views From The 6, which reportedly references his hometown Toronto's area codes 416 and 647. Drake first announced a follow-up to 2013'…

By: Christina Lee / July 15, 2014

Drake Joins PARTYNEXTDOOR On New Song “Recognize”: Listen

Last spring, Drake selected PARTYNEXTDOOR as the first signee of his OVO Sound imprint. The Toronto producer-singer released his debut, self-titled mixtape under this moniker a few months later. (He had been releasing R&B under his real name, Jahron Brathwaite, prior to signing.) Later that year, he appeared as an unlisted opener at Drake's Would

By: Christina Lee / July 15, 2014

Drake And Chris Brown Return To The Studio

Drake and Chris Brown recently hit the studio, as shown in a new photo. (TMZ says that Drake posted it, although it doesn't appear on the rapper's social media accounts.) To most, this new snapshot serves as proof that the two have reconciled after their lengthy, ugly beef. Funny enough, a behind-the-scenes photo posted last

By: Christina Lee / July 11, 2014

Nicki Minaj & Drake Plot ‘Pink Print’ Collaboration

Nicki Minaj revealed that she and Drake will hit the studio soon for a new collaboration, to appear in her forthcoming album The Pink Print. “I'm a massive fan of him too, that's my baby,” she said to Capital Xtra. “I hope and pray we'll have [a collaboration] on there. I think that we'll definitely…

By: Christina Lee / June 23, 2014

MuchMusic Video Awards 2014: Watch Ariana Grande And Ed Sheeran Perform & See List Of Winners

Canada kept springtime awards season rolling with last night's (June 15) 25th edition of the MuchMusic Video Awards. Held in Toronto and hosted by siblings Kylie and Kendall Jenner (sure, why not?), the evening saw a slew of performances fly by from an international array of artists, including Americans Ariana Grande and Imagine Dragons, New…

By: Robbie Daw / June 16, 2014

Lil Wayne & Drake Announce Co-Headlining ‘Drake Vs. Lil Wayne’ Tour: See The Dates

Lil Wayne and Drake headlined two of 2013's biggest hip-hop tours. The Young Money label boss had tapped Atlanta heavyweights T.I. and 2 Chainz for America's Most Wanted Festival, while his signee nabbed Miguel and Future, plus recurring guests Jhene Aiko and PARTYNEXTDOOR for his own Would You Like a Tour? This year, however, they…

By: Christina Lee / June 12, 2014

Drake’s Drops New Track, “0 To 100/ The Catch Up” : Listen

This weekend, October’s Very Own guru Drake dropped new song “0 To 100/ The Catch Up.” Produced by Boi-1da, Noah “40″ Shebib, and Ninteen85, the two-part track follows  “Days in the East” and “Draft Day, " songs that the Drizzy released back in April.  While “0 To 100” starts off with a menacing, hard-hitting beat, it…

By: Rachel Sonis / June 2, 2014

Lily Allen Dances Topless To Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” In Spanx: Watch

Well, that's a headline you don't write every day. The always-entertaining Lily Allen jazzed up her Instagram account this afternoon (May 27) by posting a video of her dancing topless to Drake's 2013 hit "Started From The Bottom" wearing only flesh-colored spanx. Needless to say, it's an eye-popping spectacle that you really need to see.

By: Mike Wass / May 27, 2014

Beyonce, Jay Z & Drake Lead 2014 BET Awards Nominations: See The Full List

Beyonce, Jay Z and Drake lead the nominations for the 2014 BET Awards, to the surprise of no one. All three artists earned five nods each. Drake faces off against Jay Z, J. Cole, Future and last year's winner, Kendrick Lamar, for Male Hip Hop Artist. That category aside, Hov only scored big for hi…

By: Christina Lee / May 14, 2014

Lil Wayne & Drake Compare Themselves To Drug Kingpins & One Direction (!) In “Believe Me”: Listen

What's left for Lil Wayne to prove? In “Believe Me,” the first single off his (purported) last album Tha Carter V, he focuses on his kingpin status (“Shoutout, Capone and Noriega”), enormous wealth (two Ferraris) and tongue-twisting wordplay. “Diamonds on my Rollie / face, can I be exfoliated? They think I'm associated, I'm the one…

By: Christina Lee / May 3, 2014

Lil Wayne & Drake’s “Believe Me”: Preview The ‘Carter V’ Lead Single

Lil Wayne took to his Weezy Wednesdays series to confirm that Tha Carter V's lead single will be "Believe Me," featuring Drake. Wayne posted a 15-second snippet of the song, and the fact that the chunk doesn't feature any vocals will only make fans hungrier for the full track. All that can be heard i…

By: Carl Williott / May 1, 2014

Mariah Carey’s New Album May Be Pushed Back Again: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Has Mariah Carey delayed the release of The Art of Letting Go, again? While originally due out May 6 — and following her new single (and several remixes of) “You're Mine (Eternal)”the album has been quietly removed from her label Island's release schedule. [Popdust] :: Michelle Obama will appear alongside…

By: Christina Lee / April 21, 2014

Drake Narrates A New Commercial For The Toronto Raptors: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Drake goes hard for the Toronto Raptors. He not only signed on as the NBA team's global ambassador but also narrates their latest commercial. And Drizzy does a great job of talking the team up. [Rap-Up] :: There are big changes ahead for Selena Gomez. She recently changed management (the diva i…

By: Mike Wass / April 18, 2014

Drake Accused Of Using Uncleared Sample On “Pound Cake,” Sued For $300K

Drake is being sued for some $300K for using a sample of jazz musician Jimmy Smith on Nothing Was The Same track "Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2," according to TMZ. Before the beat drops in on the seven-minute double track, there's a 35-second spoken word intro from the 1982 track "Jimmy Smith Rap" — and the interesting…

By: Carl Williott / April 17, 2014

Future’s ‘Honest': Stream The Full Album

Future is streaming his long-delayed, highly anticipated album Honest ahead of its April 22 release. We could spend a whole post just talking about the features — there's Kanye West, Pharrell, Drake, Lil Wayne, Pusha T, Wiz Khalifa and even Andre 3000 (although, that last one was purposely left off the stream) — but it's more rewarding to absor…

By: Carl Williott / April 16, 2014

Adam Lambert Dyed His Hair Green: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Adam Lambert joins Katy Perry as the latest pop star to dye his hair green (above) – effectively rendering seapunk irrelevant or, as he says, “Green Hair Don't Care.” Does he pull it off? [Popdust] :: Pharrell has talked about his surprise hit “Happy” at length before, but he has yet…

By: Christina Lee / April 15, 2014

Watch Drake Make His Coachella Debut During Jhene Aiko’s Set

Back when Drake performed on SNL in January, he brought out Jhene Aiko for part of "From Time," and the young singer capitalized on that moment in the national spotlight. Sunday (April 13) at Coachella, Aiko returned the favor, bringing out her YMCMB pal for that same Nothing Was The Same track. Rather improbably, this served…

By: Carl Williott / April 14, 2014

Kylie Minogue “Robbed” Reunited Girl Band Atomic Kitten Of A Giant Hit: Morning Mix

:: Kylie Minogue has been labelled a thief (!) by English girl band Atomic Kitten. They claim that the Aussie diva's global hit "Can't Get You Out Of My head" was actually intended for them. Tough luck? [Digital Spy] :: This is sad. Big Sean and Naya Rivera have reportedly called off their engagement and take…

By: Mike Wass / April 10, 2014
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