Drake News

  • Common Weighs In On Drake & Serena Hooking Up
    Common Weighs In On Drake & Serena Hooking Up
    Aug 27, 2015 at 01:35pm
    Back when the Common-Drake beef was happening, it was rumored that tennis player Serena Williams played a part-- she was coupled up with Common before the two parted ways, and then she reportedly linked up with Drizzy. Common later admitted that Serena was indeed the fueling factor, saying, "So unfortunately the war might have been over a girl, but at the time I never said that."
  • A Church In Toronto Put Up A Drake-Inspired Billboard
    A Church In Toronto Put Up A Drake-Inspired Billboard
    Aug 26, 2015 at 04:55pm
    Drake was already seen as something of a religious figure in his city even before he introduced the "6 God" pseudonym, but now he's officially been acknowledged by a local church.In what can only be described as an attempt to appeal to youth, C3 Church Toronto has put up a Billboard that references Drake's new name for the city, reading; "For God So Loved The 6". They then get straight to the point in the fine print -- "God's love might be hard to understand, but you can certainly experience it."
  • 5 Artists Aaliyah Influenced
    5 Artists Aaliyah Influenced
    Aug 26, 2015 at 01:56pm
    Although she passed away fourteen years ago at the all-too-young age of 22, Aaliyah still fervently burns like an R&B sun, atop the solar system of artists that she fuels and influences posthumously. Despite her age, her career lasted nearly a decade. Her sex appeal, style, and squad of collaborators, who are also mega-stars in their own right created the perfect storm to set pop music on a course that is still traveled by some of music’s best and brightest to this day.
  • Top 5 Athlete-Celebrity Power Couples
  • Drake To Push "Hotline Bling" As Radio Single
    Drake To Push "Hotline Bling" As Radio Single
    Aug 25, 2015 at 05:05pm
    Drake's "Hotline Bling" appears to be the fan favorite of the OVO rapper's recent string of releases. As the initial hype of "Back To Back" wears off, "Bling" grows ever stronger, moving from 57 to 34 on the Hot 100 last week, officially surpassing his Meek diss track.
  • 10 Celebrities Drake Has Dated
    10 Celebrities Drake Has Dated
    Aug 24, 2015 at 07:17pm
    The ladies love Drake. He's been an in-demand bachelor since his days as Wheelchair Jimmy on "Degrassi." Girls would be throwing themselves at the charismatic, talented, & biracial Drake even if he weren't a megastar. Indeed, he has quite the dating record, and in light of his most recent girl, Serena Williams, we take a look at some of his more high-profile relationships over the years.
  • Top Tracks: August 17 - August 23
    Top Tracks: August 17 - August 23
    Aug 24, 2015 at 06:44pm
    The tidal wave of Drake that has washed over the Top 10 is finally, thankfully receding. Much like low tide, a lingering stench of Drizzy still remains, but at least there are no more songs in the Top 10 twice. Let’s get to it. 10) MPA Duke ft. Travi$ Scott - On My Vibe
  • Drake & Serena Williams Rekindle The Flame?
    Drake & Serena Williams Rekindle The Flame?
    Aug 24, 2015 at 12:34pm
    "My Way" may have been the Fetty Wap song Drake chose to bless with a guest verse earlier this year, but it might have more accurate if he had chosen "Again." He was just spotted making out with tennis star Serena Williams in a Cincinnati restaurant, and if you'll recall from his beef with Common a few years back, this wasn't his first encounter with her. 
  • Listen To OVO Sound Radio Episode 4 With Majid Jordan's Jordan Ullman
    Listen To OVO Sound Radio Episode 4 With Majid Jordan's Jordan Ullman
    Aug 23, 2015 at 04:04pm
    OVO Radio was back for another installment Saturday evening, and this time it was Jordan Ullman, one half of OVO duo Majid Jordan, who took the hot seat. The show started with a lengthy set from OVO's resident tastemaker, Oliver El-Khatib, which featured music from ASAP Rocky, Ginuwine, Jai Paul, and an exclusive from Reekz & Section Boyz. Halfway through, Drake called in (using the heavy Scarborough accent we heard in his Jungle short film), explaining he's in the "cave" working on his album.
  • Charts Don't Lie: August 22
    Charts Don't Lie: August 22
    Aug 22, 2015 at 08:56pm
    This was Straight Outta Compton's week, and the sales reflect it. Dr. Dre's long-awaited third studio album made an impressive number one debut, becoming the third best rap sales week of 2015 behind Drake and Kendrick Lamar. Meanwhile, Future is still profiting from the support of the #FutureHive, sticking at 7, while Drake and Meek are still pretty neck and neck, despite the public's perception of things, placing at number 10 and number 13 respectively.
  • Beanie Sigel Weighs In On The Meek Mill & AR-AB Situation
    Beanie Sigel Weighs In On The Meek Mill & AR-AB Situation
    Aug 20, 2015 at 10:31pm
    Former Roc-A-Fella artist & Philadelphia OG Beanie Sigel definitely knows a thing or two about real rap beefs, so on Thursday afternoon he decided to voice his opinion & give advice to those involved in the recent Meek Mill, Drake, and AR-AB situation. Taking to Instagram, Beanie not only called the beef between Meek & Drake “gay,” but he said he could care less about what initially incited everything, he just doesn’t want to see any casualties come from it.  
  • Drake Officially Unveils The 'OVO' Air Jordan 8
  • Jay Electronica Disses Drake & J. Cole During Live Show
    Jay Electronica Disses Drake & J. Cole During Live Show
    Aug 19, 2015 at 02:47pm
    In hip hop, one of the most important factors in determining an artist's legacy and greatness is still the album. Although some would argue that the medium is past its prime, debates about "legends" or even "best rappers alive" usually involve the artists' discography, which is why this latest Jay Electronica story is so hilarious. During a performance in London last night, the albumless wonder called himself "the God of hip hop" and sent shots at two artists in competition for that title, Drake and J. Cole.
  • Hip-Hop Albums That Represent Major Cities
    Hip-Hop Albums That Represent Major Cities
    Aug 18, 2015 at 02:36pm
    Have you ever been listening to a hip-hop album from top to bottom and realized that every word, every beat and every cadence is an almost perfect representation of the city you're from? Have you ever taken a step back and noticed how much an album "sounds" like a very distinct place? That is the power of hip-hop albums; they serve as city soundtracks.
  • Drake & Future Partied At Magic City Strip Club Last Night
    Drake & Future Partied At Magic City Strip Club Last Night
    Aug 18, 2015 at 01:23pm
    As we saw from GQ's documentary on Magic City, you can't go into the place without hearing a dozen Future songs (though that's true pretty much everywhere this year).
  • Top Tracks: August 10 - August 16
    Top Tracks: August 10 - August 16
    Aug 17, 2015 at 07:52pm
    Drake's reign is collapsing. Let's get to it. 10) Omelly - Back To Back Freestyle (AR-AB Diss) The Meek-Drake beef has already cooled into near non-existence, but that hasn’t stopped the foot soldiers of OVO and Dreamchasers from joining in.
  • A Charlotte Radio Station Has Been Playing Nothing But Drake For The Last Two Days
    A Charlotte Radio Station Has Been Playing Nothing But Drake For The Last Two Days
    Aug 16, 2015 at 04:49pm
    A radio station in Charlotte may have taken Drake's "Back To Back" a little too seriously, as they've been playing Drake songs nonstop for the last couple of days. What was once said to be a gospel station has now adopted the name Drake 92.7, and so far, they haven't played one song that didn't at least feature the OVO star. It's not clear how long this will go on for, but the station has reportedly hinted that a "special announcement" will ve coming on Monday.  For now, you can tune in to the station, which strangely hasn't got old just yet.
  • 10 Essential Amir Obe Tracks
    10 Essential Amir Obe Tracks
    Aug 16, 2015 at 04:28pm
    Amir Obè is a fresh voice in hip hop. Taking on the melodic, ethereal sound that has been spearheaded by Drake, Obè is poised to be one of the big names in a world that continues to embrace that sound. Along with the likes of Quentin Miller, Partynextdoor, and Frank Dukes, Amir Obe is one of the up-and-coming names that contributed to Drake's album If You're Reading This It's Too Late. The MC also dropped off Detrooklyn last year, which was a solid mixtape that has propelled his music into the ears of millions. 
  • Karrine Steffans Says Drake Has Helped Lil Wayne Write Rhymes
    Karrine Steffans Says Drake Has Helped Lil Wayne Write Rhymes
    Aug 15, 2015 at 09:46am
    After Meek Mill pointed out a co-writer Drake had been working with on If You're Reading This It's Too Late, collaborative writing in rap has been something of a hot topic. The more we talk about it, the more it seems the practice is, and always has been, commonplace in the genre, often among some of the biggest stars in the game. According to author Karrine Steffans, Drake and Lil Wayne have also shared a few bars. Steffans, who has dated Weezy on and off, told VladTV of Wayne's admission that Drizzy had helped him pen a song, though it remained nameless.
  • Drake Releases Statement On OVO Fest Afterparty Shooting
    Drake Releases Statement On OVO Fest Afterparty Shooting
    Aug 14, 2015 at 05:48pm
    The Drake performance that capped off OVO Fest with a surprise Kanye West appearance and a barrage of Meek Mill-shaming memes should have been the biggest story of the night, but its aftermath was marred by a shooting that took place at the official afterparty. Two people were killed, and three other hospitalized, and now Drake and OVO have issued a statement on the tragic event. Here's what they had to say: 
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