Drake News

  • Cover of Trophies: Counting Down Drake's Number One Hits
    Since August 18 2012, Drake surpassed the legendary Jay Z in terms of number one records on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Jay Z held the title with nine number ones at the time, but Drizzy pulled in his tenth number one with being featured on 2 Chainz's "No Lie".
  • Cover of Drake Gets A Tattoo Of His Dad's Mugshot
    We all know how Game loves to document every tattoo he gets, and in recent months, he's paid homage to many people through tattoos.
  • Cover of Soulja Boy Discusses His Arrest And Collaboration With Drake
    After a quiet period, Soulja Boy has been in the limelight quite a bit lately. First, his string of club hits culminating in his "We Made It" remix and then he made headlines after an arrest on suspicion of having a loaded gun.
  • Cover of Drake Reveals New OVO Snapbacks
    Drake certainly puts on for his city. From his "416" tattoo, to his ambassador duties for the Raptors, Drizzy is always ready to flaunt his Canadian upbringing. 
  • Cover of Wale Speaks On Making It Without Being A "Media Darling" On The Breakfast Club
    Wale put out a hit album last year, but his angry phonecall to Complex in wake of them leaving The Gifted off of their year end list ended his 2013 on a weird note.
  • Cover of Drake Impersonates A-Rod, Lil Wayne & Jay Z On Saturday Night Live [Update: View Full Video & GIFs From The Night]
    Drake both hosted and appeared as a musical guest on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live, the first of the new year.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Explains His New Philosophy Of D.A.D.D. (Do As Drake Does)
    Mac Miller had a huge 2013, but he's still looking up to some of the bigger artists in the game right now. In a new interview, Mac applauded Drake's approach to his album rollout, a method that has become more and more elaborate for most artists, but one that Drake has kept solely about the music.
  • Cover of Drake Fan Receives OVO Jordans, Puts Them On Ebay
  • Cover of Drake Shoots Music Video For "Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)" With A$AP Rocky
    While most of us are still awaiting the audio for "Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)," Drake was busy shooting a music video for it last night in NYC.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, The Roots & More To Perform At Super Bowl Events
    Earlier this week, we learned that Diddy's Revolt TV will be hosting a show at Time Warner Cable Studios in New York City during the Super Bowl, which he'll be headlining alongside Drake, Funkmaster Flex and DJ Ross One. 
  • Cover of Diddy & Drake Headlining A Super Bowl Concert In New York
    The Super Bowl XLVIII is taking place in New York this year, and as we approach February Diddy has made a big announcement about a special concert taking place the Saturday before Super Bowl Sunday, involving himself and YMCMB's Drake.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 30- Jan. 5
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of 40 Explains Why He And Drake Walked Away From Aaliyah Project
    While not as visible to the public eye as his creative counterpart, 40 is just as instrumental in the making of Drake's music as the rapper himself.
  • Cover of Rappin' 4-Tay Calls Out Drake For Copying His Lyrics In "Who Do You Love"
    Recently the highly anticipated collaboration between YG and Drake, "Who Do You Love" dropped, proving to be as infectious as we might have guessed from the short snippets. Now that the song is circulating, a veteran rapper has found that Drake's lyrics closely mimic those of his own.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop's New Year's Eve: Rappers Celebrate 2014
    As we continue to recover from New Year's Eve festivities, memories from the evening are slowly coming back to us.
  • Cover of Drake Says Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d. city" Was "The Last Great Concept Album"
    There seems to have been some tension between Drake and Kendrick Lamar this year, but with no one explicitly naming names, it's hard to tell how much of it is imagined by outsiders. One thing is for sure-- they haven't been giving each other many compliments.
  • Cover of HotNewHipHop's Top Trolls Of 2013
    We at HotNewHipHop are quite aware of our user community, which is very unique in and of itself. If you're on HNHH every day, you get used to seeing certain users all up in the comments, blasting their opinion or inciting arguments.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 23-29
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Hottest Albums Of 2013
    2013 has been a pretty crazy year for albums. We saw many rappers trying to create the biggest "event" around their projects-- whether it be Jay Z's Samsung rollout, Kanye West's projections, Eminem's SuperBowl announcement, or Drake's omni-presence of new tracks. 
  • Cover of Hottest Singles Of 2013
    Another stellar year for hip-hop. As the digital market continued to flourish, singles did accordingly. From Chicago trap to New York boom-bap to Houston trill, it’s all here.
  • Cover of Kanye West Calls Drake A "Rap God," Parties With Him In Toronto [Update: Kanye Brings Out Drake At Yeezus Tour In Toronto]
    Kanye West brought his "Yeezus" tour, which will be wrapping up soon enough, to Toronto last night. Of course, hometown hero Drake came out for the event, and while there seems to have been some tension between the two creative artists in the past, all that was put aside for a night of partying after the concert.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Says Drake Is "One Of The Dopest Of Our Generation"
     Before he hits the road for his upcoming "Crenshaw" tour, Nipsey Hussle is giving respect where respect is due.
  • Cover of Drake's "All Me" Goes Gold [Update: "Hold On, We're Going Home" 2x Platinum]
    Drake is no stranger to the plaques at this point. His album is Platinum went platinum only a few weeks after release, and its first two singles, "Started From The Bottom," and "Hold On We're Going Home" have each gone double platinum. 
  • Cover of Hottest Verses Of 2013
    Although there's nothing quite like a dope instrumental, lyricism is arguably the most important aspect of hip-hop, despite the fact that many contemporary artists are out of touch with the the craft. 
  • Cover of Drake To Host SNL In January
    Saturday Night Live will be kicking off the New Year with Drake, as they announced that there first show in 2014 will feature the Toronto native not only as a musical guest but as a host of the show.
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