Posts tagged "Drake"

Drake Joins The Party In YG’s “Who Do You Love” Video: Watch

Los Angeles rapper YG meets Drake at an after-hours pool party in his “Who Do You Love” video, directed by Benny Boom. They laugh, drink and mingle among a throng of women for the majority of the time, as to be expected from a mainstream rap video. But there’s a twist – YG’s there to…

Christina Lee / March 8, 2014

Drake Brought Out Kanye West During His Berlin Show: Watch

Back during his final show during the first leg of the Yeezus tour, Kanye West brought out Drake for “Forever” and “All Me” in Toronto. Last night (February 27), Drake returned the favor, inviting West on stage to perform “Black Skinhead” at his Berlin show. Ye rose up through a stage platform as the percussio…

Carl Williott / February 28, 2014

Drake Brings Out Rihanna For “Take Care” In Paris: Watch

Drake brought his awkwardly titled Would You Like A Tour? tour to Europe, and for Tuesday’s Paris show he brought out his old pal Rihanna as a surprise guest for their 2011 cut “Take Care.” Dressed in matching white getups, they looked prettyyyy comfortable together during the sexy duet, grinding in the middle and then horsing around…

Carl Williott / February 26, 2014

Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” Video Has Been Declared Blasphemous By Petitioners: Morning Mix

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:: Katy Perry has come under fire for burning an Allah pendant in her high-camp “Dark Horse” video. It turns out that one of the characters she zaps is wearing religious jewelry and now 44,000 offended Muslims have signed a petition to get the video removed from YouTube. [Spin]


Mike Wass / February 26, 2014

Conor Maynard Covers Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” Rather Nicely: Watch

Conor Maynard tackled Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” for SBTV recently and delivered a surprisingly lovely acoustic version. The 21-year-old strips Drizzy’s hit back to basics and shows off his vocal prowess. It’s not an easy track to put a unique spin on (everyone has already covered it) but he does an admirable job.

Mike Wass / February 24, 2014

Outkast To Headline Drake’s OVO Fest

Outkast took to their fresh new Instagram account to announce another headlining spot on their massive festival tour of North America this summer. Andre 3000 and Big Boi will be headlining the first night of Drake’s OVO Fest in Toronto on August 3 — the poster lists the duo “+ Special Guests,” and Drake will…

Carl Williott / February 18, 2014

Christina Aguilera Is Engaged: Morning Mix

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:: Christina Aguilera got engaged on Valentine’s Day to longtime boyfriend Matthew Rutler. The two met in 2010 on the set of Burlesque, where Rutler worked as a production assistant. [Billboard]

:: Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V has a release date, after all: May 5. After Cash Money…

Christina Lee / February 17, 2014

Drake Apologizes For His ‘Rolling Stone’ Twitter Tantrum

Hours after blowing up the Internet for ever-so-slightly dissing Kanye West in his Rolling Stone interview, then throwing a Twitter tantrum about the quotes making it to the story and getting bumped off the cover for Philip Seymour Hoffman, Drake has apologized. Which is a smart move, because whining about losing out on “his” cover because of the unexpected…

Carl Williott / February 14, 2014

Drake Says ‘Rolling Stone’ Misquoted Him Shading ‘Yeezus’ Lyrics: “I’m Done” Talking To Magazines

Drake was profiled in the latest issue of Rolling Stone, and used the platform to take a shit all over Macklemore. But the story (which isn’t online yet) also quotes him poking fun at some of Kanye West’s Yeezus lyrics (he wouldn’t be the first). “There were some real questionable bars on there. Like that, ‘Swaghilli,’ line? Come o…

Carl Williott / February 13, 2014

Drake Says Macklemore’s Text Apology To Kendrick Lamar Was “Wack As F*ck”

Drake sat down with Rolling Stone for the mag’s latest issue, and at some point he weighed in on the great Macklemore-Kendrick Lamar post-Grammy controversy of 2014, bringing together so many layers of hip-hop nerdery for Rap Twitter. Anyway, last month, Macklemore took home the Grammy for Best Rap Album, but soon after texted (and proceeded to…

Carl Williott / February 12, 2014

Foxes Performs An Acoustic Cover “Hold On We’re Going Home” And “The Monster”: Listen

We all know Foxes sounds amazing singing over soaring synths on songs like “Clarity” and “Youth” but the talented Brit sounds equally great with only a piano to keep her company. Need proof? Look no further than the beautiful acoustic mash-up of Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home” and Eminem and Rihanna’s “The Monster”.

Mike Wass / February 10, 2014

Drake Posts Cryptic Tweet About Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’

Back in October, a Cash Money executive tweeted that new music from Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V was on the horizon. After months of silence regarding what would be Weezy’s 11th solo LP, the cycle is kicking up hype once again, as Drake cryptically tweeted “CARTER V” in the wee hours this morning (February 10).

Carl Williott / February 10, 2014

Drake Performs “Started From The Bottom” & “Trophies” On ‘Saturday Night Live’: Watch

Drake served as both host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live on January 18, where he kept the show lively with a strong opening monologue (in which he apologized for the proliferation of “YOLO”) and a string of solid impressions — from Jay-Z to Lil Wayne as Urkel to Katt Williams.

Later, he took the stage to perform a medley of…

Sam Lansky / January 18, 2014

Drake Talks ‘SNL’ & Weed, Plays Beer Hockey On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’: Watch

To prep for his hosting and performing gig on Saturday Night Live this weekend, Drake on Thursday (January 16) appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and warmed up those comedy muscles. And, actually, got some pointers for how best to use them. Drake and Fallon’s opening discussion was a comedy nerd’s dream, as they talked about the…

Carl Williott / January 17, 2014

Drake Shows Off His Acting Chops In ‘SNL’ Promos: Watch

Drake is the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live’s January 18 episode this weekend, and the hip-hop titan hunkered down in the recording studio with cast members Bobby Moynihan and Jay Pharoah for four-and-a-half minutes’ worth of promos. There are plenty of “Hey Drake, listen to this beat I made” gags, but the best…

Carl Williott / January 15, 2014

Drake & A$AP Rocky Shoot “Wu Tang Forever” Remix Video In Harlem

Drake and Raekwon have been teasing a “Wu Tang Forever” remix for a while now, and while the trail has gone cold regarding the involvement of the actual Wu Tang Clan, we now know that A$AP Rocky is definitely involved. A sleuth for Noisey snuck into the shoot for the remix’s music video, which took place i…

Carl Williott / January 13, 2014

Drake Sings Kanye West’s “Heartless” At Karaoke: Watch

The Drake-Kanye West love affair is going strong. In the latest chapter, Drizzy has taken on Yeezy’s 808s & Heartbreak standout “Heartless” at a karaoke bar. In the video — which Drake posted on Instagram along with the caption “Everybody on Good Music!!” — the Toronto superstar sways back and forth as he raps the verse, and…

Carl Williott / January 8, 2014

Drake Right-Hand Man Noah “40” Shebib Sheds Light On Posthumous Aaliyah Project’s Failure

There’s still a big question mark looming over the posthumous Aaliyah material floating around, but we’re gradually learning more about Drake and Noah “40” Shebib’s decision to abandon that project months after unveiling “Enough Said.” In a new interview with Vibe, Drake’s primary beat-maker echoed the rapper’s sentiment that “the press got out of hand” regarding the…

Carl Williott / January 7, 2014

Drake Drops Opulent Victory Lap “Trophies”: Listen

After Drake’s decidedly accomplished and eventful 2013, can you really blame him for resting on his laurels a bit? With that in mind, Aubrey decided to unveil his new Hit-Boy/Hagler/Noah “40” Shebib-produced track “Trophies” to presumably celebrate the past year that was, in retrospect, pretty good to him.

Granted, the song was first teased…

Patrick Bowman / December 30, 2013

Drake Remixes Soulja Boy’s “We Made It”: Listen

How does Drake create a New Year’s anthem? Mostly by refusing to change. In a remix of Soulja Boy’s “We Made It,” he tweaks the cycling-class flow snatched from Migos’ “Versace” to add a remorseful note here, cue a moment of silence there — for his non-competition, obviously — and reels through a list of…

Christina Lee / December 28, 2013
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