Posts tagged "Drake"

Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The Same': Album Review

Who knew after the release of 2009's So Far Gone that a young actor-turned-rapper/singer from Toronto would be at the pulse of rap music today? Here we are a few years later, and Drake is increasingly making more of a name for himself. Nothing Was The Same (out today, September 24), his third studio album, shows …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 24, 2013

Drake Hints At Unreleased New Track With Hit-Boy & Forthcoming Wu-Tang Clan Collab

Drake has a couple more teases up his sleeve before the release of Nothing Was The Same tomorrow (September 24), but interestingly, they have almost nothing to do with the actual album. First up, the MC/ …
By: Carl Williott / September 23, 2013

Drake Croons “Hold On We’re Going Home” Beautifully On ‘Ellen': Watch

Drake dropped by The Ellen Degeneres Show today (September 20) to promote new LP Nothing Was The Same but got waylaid by questions about his dating history. Never fear, Drizzy eventually got a chance to belt out silky smooth single "Hold On We're Going Home". The 26-year-old was in fine vocal form, …
By: Mike Wass / September 20, 2013

Drake Goes Through His Dating History On ‘Ellen': Watch

Despite the "tough guy" front he puts on in his songs, Drake actually comes across as a really nice guy who loves to charm the ladies. The rapper stopped by The Ellen Degeneres Show today (September 20), where Ellen confronted him about his rumored flings. Famous stars like Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj and even actress Kat …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 20, 2013

Elton John Thinks Miley Cyrus Is “A Meltdown Waiting To Happen”: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Elton John thinks Miley Cyrus is "a meltdown waiting to happen". He even went as far as comparing her to Lindsay Lohan and says he's been trying to get hold of her to set her on the straight and narrow. Good luck, Sir Elton! [Page Six] :: Speaking of the …
By: Mike Wass / September 18, 2013

Idolator’s Fall Music Preview, Hosted By Betty Who: Watch & Vote For Your Most Anticipated Album

In a mere week, summer will officially be over and the leaves will change, Halloween decorations will slowly but surely start to go up and many of your faves will begin to offer up some of the biggest albums of the fall. And while we're hardly experts at pumpkin carving, we do know a thing …
By: Robbie Daw / September 16, 2013

Hear Jay Z On Drake’s Ethereal “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2″

"Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2," the stretched-out closing cut on Drake's forthcoming Nothing Was The Same, has hit the Web. The double track clocks in at 7:45, the first half a wobbly, ethereal beat threatening to collapse under the …
By: Carl Williott / September 16, 2013

Wu-Tang Clan Recorded A Remix Of Drake’s “Wu-Tang Forever”

When Drake released his new single "Wu-Tang Forever," fans of the Wu-Tang Clan detected a sample and lyrical references to its 1997 single "It's Yourz," but felt it wasn't enough of an homage to the Staten Island-meets Shaolin rap group. A remix in the works, and featuring the Clan itself, could help …
By: Christina Lee / September 15, 2013

Drake Premieres “Too Much” On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon': Watch

Drake premiered a new song September 14 at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, in which he presents a variation of a theme. As usual, he raps of fame and a woman he left behind to chase it, but as if he's sobered up from the woozy couch session of Take Care's "Marvin's Room." So …
By: Christina Lee / September 14, 2013

Drake Sings, Raps & Sings Again On “Wu-Tang Forever”: Listen

Nobody really knew what to expect from a Drake song called "Wu-Tang Forever," since his style of hip-hop is just about the polar opposite of Wu-Tang Clan's. And now the Nothing Was The Same track has hit the Web, and it's doubtful anyone could've predicted the …
By: Carl Williott / September 13, 2013

Mumford & Sons Thrown Out Of Atlanta Strip Club For Taking Pictures: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Mumford & Sons aren't known for their wild shenanigans but the band made headlines when they were thrown out of an Atlanta strip club for taking pictures during an impromptu karaoke performance recently. [TMZ] :: Could 2013 be the year of posthumous pop releases? Michael Jackson has a new album …
By: Mike Wass / September 13, 2013

The Weeknd’s “Live For” Featuring Drake: Watch The Eerie Video

After collaborating on The Weeknd's Thursday cut "The Zone" and "Crew Love" off Drake's sophomore record Take Care, it seems like the third time's the charm for the two Toronto buddies. Their latest collaboration "Live For," …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 11, 2013

Watch Drake’s Flashy ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Trailer

We live in a world where album trailers are now the norm, just another promotional tentacle added to the tangle of studio photos, song snippets, song titles, album covers, music video previews and whatever other hype-building teases are currently in use. Sometimes, these album trailers are really …
By: Carl Williott / September 11, 2013

Kelly Rowland Is “Horny” But Is Looking For Talent Not Beauty On ‘X Factor': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Simon Cowell recently described Kelly Rowland as "horny" and she agrees. However, the frisky Destiny's Child diva won't let that interfere with her X Factor duties. She's on the hunt for talent — not just good looks. [The Hollywood Reporter] :: In a moment of unusual self-reflection for a pop …
By: Mike Wass / September 11, 2013

Drake Says He Has “Aspirations To Be Marvin Gaye,” Won’t Ever Release A “Straight Rap Album”

Drake continues to spill even more details about his forthcoming third album Nothing Was The Same, this time in a new interview with MTV News. He claims the new album is better than his Grammy-winning 2011 cut Take Care, which gives it incredibly high expectations. The rapper (who also loves to sing, see …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 6, 2013

Drake Unveils Collab-Light ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Tracklist

Seven months after announcing third album Nothing Was The Same (out September 24), Drake has posted the tracklist to the hotly anticipated LP. We already knew that Jay Z would appear on the outro, but now we know how the rest of the album shakes out. And while previous reports indicated Lil Wayne would make a cameo, there's …
By: Carl Williott / September 5, 2013

Drake Enlists Jay Z For ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Outro, Tentatively Titled “Pound Cake”

Drake's Nothing Was The Same drops September 24, and with less than three weeks to go, there's not much we know about the album beyond some stylistic claims. While the tracklist hasn't yet been revealed, Billboard reports that Jay Z is on the album's closer (tentatively titled "Pound Cake") for "two incisive verses." …
By: Carl Williott / September 4, 2013

Justin Bieber Was Nearly Tackled At A Toronto Nightclub: Morning Mix

:: A "over eager [sic] partier" tried to tackle Justin Bieber inside a Toronto nightclub on September 1, just as the Believe star was exiting the V.I.P. section. Thanks to security, only Bieber's shirt was harmed. [TMZ] :: Harry Connick, Jr., is the latest person reported to be American Idol's third judge, after Dr.
By: Christina Lee / September 2, 2013

Drake Responds To Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse: He’s “Not Murdering Me, At All”

In his Billboard cover story, Drake talks about crafting hip-hop anthems with accidentally viral phrases like "YOLO" or "No new friends" and the new happiness he has found in his success. But the thing everyone will be talking about is his response to Kendrick Lamar's finger-pointing …
By: Carl Williott / August 30, 2013

Drake Covers The September Issue Of ‘Billboard': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Drake covers the September issue of Billboard. The accompanying interview hasn't surfaced yet but Drizzy exudes happiness, flashing his pearly whites on the cover shot. [Rap Radar] :: Social media is funny. Important news and current affairs rarely make a dint but Shakira's first Instagram video — in which she …
By: Mike Wass / August 30, 2013
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