Posts tagged "Drake"

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 verse —…

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. In at third…

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. In the teaser for his tour, Drizzy engages in a variety of ridiculous workout activities that…

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 pants. Thi…

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 was scrapped on his end. "There…

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! [Pink Is The New Blog] :: Elton John had some choice words for Miley Cyrus recently, but now the ico…

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 video. But we had no idea we were in store for a cinematic action piece starring Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky and Steven Bauer, who played…

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, as Drake appeared on her show last night (September 23) for Nothing Was The Same eve. Like with K-Dot, Handler got him…

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, shows another, darker

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/crooner took to Instagram and hinted that he has an unreleased song with Hit-Boy that we'll get to hear soon.

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, effortlessly crooning hi…

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 former Hannah

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 boasts of Drizzy ("My high school reunion might be worth an appearance / Make everybody have to go…

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 right what Drake…

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 while…

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 final product ("Hey, why don't I appropriate Wu-Tang on a…

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 on the…

By: Mike Wass / September 13, 2013
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