Posts tagged "Drake"

Drake Postpones Second Night Of His Tour

Drake postponed his second tour stop in Philadelphia on October 19 nearly an hour after the show was scheduled to begin. According to a Wells Fargo Center spokesman, the abrupt rescheduling was due to the show's "elaborate nature" and "an unexpected technical issue." His "Would You Like a Tour?" show kicked off i…
By: Christina Lee / October 20, 2013

Future Is Back On Drake’s Tour, World’s Quickest Rap Beef Is Resolved

Drake's future once again includes Future. Remember all that stuff about Future shading the Canadian, and Drake subsequently booting the robo-warbler from the tour, then Future claiming the diss was the result of a Billboard misquote, then re-negotiations crumbling after Drake wanted to squeeze Future out of some money, then Future deciding to sue Drake…
By: Carl Williott / October 17, 2013

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Full, Drake-Dissing BET Awards Cypher Freestyle

Roughly two weeks ago, a chunk of Kendrick Lamar's BET Awards Cypher hit the Web, and it just so happened that the section in question contained a very clear shot at Drake: "Nothin’ been the same since they dropped ‘Control’ / And tucked a sensitive rapper back in his pajama clothes.” Well last…
By: Carl Williott / October 16, 2013

Drake Reportedly Kicked Future Off His Tour, So Future Plans To Sue For $1.5 Million

Drake may seem like a nice guy, but don't get on his bad side. You could end up with a bottle to the head or, in this case, a squandered chance at major exposure. The Canadian MC has reportedly fired Future from…
By: Carl Williott / October 15, 2013

Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” Gets Rick Ross Remix: Listen

Like we said earlier today, Rick Ross has wasted no time since releasing MMG's Self Made 3. After announcing the release date for Mastermind, the Bawse dropped his remix of…
By: Carl Williott / October 11, 2013

Drake, Robin Thicke, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform At Grammy Nominations Concert

Prepare yourselves: Grammys season is upon us. Well, Grammys preseason. The Grammy Nominations Concert lineup has been announced, and previous Grammy winner Drake is set to headline the December 6 event, along with Robin Thicke, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and four-time winner Keith Urban. Rapper/CBS shill LL Cool J is hosting the one-hour live event for the…
By: Carl Williott / October 9, 2013

Drake & Chris Brown Were In The Studio Together, Nothing Was The Same

Recently we heard whispers that Drake and Chris Brown had squashed their beef, but now we have proof. And this wasn't just a "let's forget about it, move on and never have to speak to each other again" truce. No, they seem to be forging some kind of bond! The two recently recorded music together,…
By: Carl Williott / October 3, 2013

Kendrick Lamar Disses Drake In BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher Freestyle: Watch

Kendrick Lamar promised to lyrically "murder" his peers in his epic "Control" verse, a warning shot that put guys like Drake and J. Cole in the crosshairs. The aftershocks are still being felt in the hip-hop world months later, and it's only going to get messier with this latest rumbling. In his BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher…
By: Carl Williott / October 3, 2013

Drake Nabs Second-Highest Sales Week Of The Year With ‘Nothing Was The Same’

Drake's third album Nothing Was The Same not only tops the latest Billboard 200 chart, the LP has also posted the second-best sales week of the year after moving 658,000 copies out of the gate. That ranks just behind Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience, which opened with 968,000 earlier in the year. I…
By: Robbie Daw / October 2, 2013

Drake’s ‘Would You Like A Tour?’ Teaser Will Make You Feel Lazy: Watch

Drake will hit the road for his Would You Like A Tour? journey on October 18, so he's spent the past few weeks getting into touring shape. And that entails going through rehearsals and, quite literally, getting into shape. I…
By: Carl Williott / October 2, 2013

Gucci Mane Is Headed To Jail After Violating His Probation: Morning Mix

:: Gucci Mane faces six months in jail for violating his probation. The MC was caught with marijuana and a fire arm. Oh, he also resisted arrest. Guess the next mixtape is coming from the pen. [Spin] :: Let's hope this doesn't start a trend. Country superstar Taylor Swift was spotted shopping — without…
By: Mike Wass / October 1, 2013

Drake Dropped Out Of That Contentious Aaliyah Project

It's been a minute since we've heard anything about Drake's plans to helm a posthumous Aaliyah album, and that's probably because he dropped out of the contentious project. In the third installment of his CRWN interview, Drake revealed that everything with the Aaliyah album got "blown out of proportion," so it…
By: Carl Williott / September 30, 2013

Hilary Duff Is Back In The Studio!: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: We at Idolator have already discussed Hilary Duff's pending return to music, but now the singer made it official! She took to her Instagram to post a shot of her singing in the studio. So exciting! […
By: Bianca Gracie / September 26, 2013

Drake Channels ‘Scarface’ With A$AP Rocky For Epic “Hold On We’re Going Home” Video: Watch

"Hold On We're Going Home" is one of the standout tracks from Drake's Nothing Was The Same, so we figured it would get special treatment when it came to a music…
By: Carl Williott / September 24, 2013

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

Drake's Nothing Was The Same could end up being the biggest rap release of the year, and only Drake could release such a sprawling event album that's so insular and, well, quiet. Noah "40" Shebib's beats fold in on themselves, making it sound more like a James Blake album. But Drake's rhymes are all hip-hop:…
By: Carl Williott / September 24, 2013

Watch Drake Talk ‘Nothing Was The Same,’ Rihanna & ‘Anchorman 2′ On ‘Chelsea Lately’

Last month, Kendrick Lamar dropped by Chelsea Lately to discuss Miley Cyrus and setting the hip-hop world on fire with "Control." Avowed rapper fan and affable host Chelsea Handler nabbed an even bigger MC this time,…
By: Carl Williott / September 24, 2013

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, show…
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
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