Posts tagged "Drake"

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…

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…

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,…

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.

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…

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…

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…

Carl Williott / May 1, 2014

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

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:: 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]

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Christina Lee / April 21, 2014

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

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:: 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…

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…

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…

Carl Williott / April 16, 2014

Adam Lambert Dyed His Hair Green: Morning Mix

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:: 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,…

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…

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…

Mike Wass / April 10, 2014

Drake Premieres Studio Version Of “Days In The East”: Listen

A day after dropping the Lauryn Hill-sampling “Draft Day,” Drake returns with another new, free track. This morning (April 3) he premiered the studio version of “Days In The East,” a song which he first debuted at a concert in Birmingham, UK, in March. And it is a mood piece, a slow blur with Drake alternating…

Carl Williott / April 3, 2014

Drake’s New Song “Draft Day” Samples Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop (That Thing)”: Listen

Drake late last night (April 1) dropped new song “Draft Day,” an odd little nugget that features a loooped sample of Lauryn Hill’s 1998 hit “Doo-Wop (That Thing).” The playful, boastful track contains a host of references to young celebs like Jennifer Lawrence, Chance The Rapper and his pal NFL prospect Johnny Manziel, and in additio…

Carl Williott / April 2, 2014

Watch Drake Unveil New Ballad At UK Show

Drake has been treating his fans in Europe to some pretty big surprises at his recent shows. And while his Friday (March 21) concert in Birmingham, UK, didn’t have any special guests, he did unveil a new song for the British crowd. The new track — either called “Call On Me” or “Days In The…

Carl Williott / March 24, 2014

Madonna Gets Her ‘Game Of Thrones’ On For Purim: Morning Mix

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:: Who knew Madonna was into Game Of Thrones? The pop legend dressed as the mother of dragons herself Daenerys Targaryen for Purim and shared a pic on Instagram. What a likeness! [Vulture]

:: It’s nice to see serious artists turn into screaming fan-boys occasionally. Tyler, The Creator went crazy…

Mike Wass / March 18, 2014

Jamie Lynn Spears Got Married: Morning Mix

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:: Jamie Lynn Spears and fiance James Watson got married on March 15 in New Orleans. Although Spears and Watson had split temporarily, the younger sister to Britney Spears would later write songs inspired by their relationship, including her debut single “How Could I Want More.” [E!]

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Christina Lee / March 17, 2014

Miley Cyrus’ Tongue Almost Killed A Construction Worker: Morning Mix

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:: Miley Cyrus is almost as famous for her tongue as she is for her music — hence its starring role in her Bangerz tour. She slides down a tongue-shaped slide in the show, a prop that almost cost a contractor his life while it was being constructed. [TMZ]…

Mike Wass / March 13, 2014
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