Drake News

  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: September 20-26
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Poppin' Tags: 20 Songs About Brands
    There's definitely been an influx of songs dedicated to rappers' favorite brands in the last year or two, but it's been happening forever. Whether it's the designer labels of Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, or casual sportswear like Nike or FILA, emcees have always made a point of shouting out what they wear.
  • Cover of Drake Speaks On The "Number One Spot" & Abandoned Aaliyah Project
    We've already learned a lot about the creation of Drake's Nothing Was The Same in the first few clips from his CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson, and the newest installment is no exception.
  • Cover of Drake Calls Being Denied From Heat Locker Room A "Classic Moment"
    When the Miami Heat won Game 7 of this year's NBA Finals in Miami, American Airlines Arena exploded with jubilation and the wild celebration began.  Before heading out to the club and buying 100s of bottles of custom Miami Heat champagne, the team poured into the locker room.
  • Cover of Drake Says His Mom Was Really Upset Upon Hearing "Too Much"
    Drake has been all over the site for the past week as he does interview on top of interview to promote his new album, Nothing Was The Same, turning it into a veritable DrakeWeek on just about every blog. One of the more anticipated interviews was his sit-down with Elliott Wilson for the CRWN series.
  • Cover of Review: Drake's "Nothing Was The Same"
    “Prince Akeem, they throw flowers at my feet, nigga!” Drake declares in the intro of his third album.
  • Cover of Sales Projections For Drake's "Nothing Was The Same" Are Here
    Many people were wondering if Drake would be able to break the 1 million mark in sales with his new album Nothing Was The Same. The sales projections for the first week are in today, and it seems he's not quite there yet.
  • Cover of Drake Talks Blending R&B And Rap Music, Singing Too Much & Kendrick Lamar
    Drake was interviewed by Elliott Wilson for his CRWN interview series this past Sunday. The night of the event, tidbits of what Drake said during his interview made their way online through Twitter. Most of what we heard revolved around Kendrick Lamar, and Drake's response to the "Control" track.
  • Cover of Drake Says Kendrick Probably Won't Get Features From Those Named On "Control", Himself Included
    Drake finally dropped his Nothing Was The Same album today, and thus has naturally started his promotional tour. The Toronto emcee stopped by LA's Power 106 to talk about his relationship with Nicki Minaj, the many memes he's inspired, and of course-- whether he likes it or not --Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept. 16-22
    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 Drake Talks On "Pound Cake," Says Jay Z Is The "True Big Homie"
    Drake recently revealed that his Jay Z collaboration on Nothing Was The Same, one of the very few featured tracks, was originally intended for Hov's album.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For Drake's "Nothing Was The Same"
    Drake's highly anticipated new album Nothing Was The Same officially dropped today. Although the album is now available on iTunes and in stores, many people are already familiar with the body of work because it leaked ten days prior to dropping.
  • Cover of Stream Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience: 2 Of 2" In Its Entirety
    Justin Timberlake's second installment of The 20/20 Experience is out next week, but the singer has now offered a full stream of the entire album via Itunes ahead of time.  Stream the project, which features guest appearances from both Jay Z and Drake here. Go to 17:00 for Drizzy.
  • Cover of Drake On Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse: "Are You Listening To It Now, Though?"
    All the commotion surrounding Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse has subsided, and one question remains-- are you still bumping the track? It's a question Drake asked during his interview with Elliott Wilson for Elliott's CRWN series.
  • Cover of Drake Puts Jaden Smith's Face On T-Shirt
    Drake the type of guy to wear a r shirt with Jaden Smith's face on it... seriously.
  • Cover of The Most "Drake" Lines On "Nothing Was The Same"
    Drake's album is officially dropping tomorrow, September 24th. Nonetheless the early leak of Nothing Was The Same has given us all enough time to go through the album from start to finish, and properly digest all the lyrics, beats, and Drake-isms.
  • Cover of Drake Confirms Wu-Tang Collaboration, Reveals "Pound Cake" Was Meant For Jay Z's Album
    Drake joined RapRadar's Elliott Wilson at NYU for his CRWN interview series earlier tonight, and while the footage of the hour long discussion has yet to surface, we've been able to piece together much the interview through the consistent live tweeting of press attendees. 
  • Cover of DJ Khaled May Have A Track With Drake, Jay Z, Rick Ross & Future On "Suffering From Success"
    "No New Friends" was a pretty big first single for DJ Khaled, but it seems he might have something even more monstrous up his sleeve. According to ItsBizkit, Khaled has been (rightfully) bragging about a track he has with Drake, Jay Z, Rick Ross, and Future, which kind of sounds like the ultimate Khaled track.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: September 13-19
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked (with the exception of Drake's poesy). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Drake May Be Dropping New Material With Hit-Boy
    After the generous rollout for Nothing Was The Same, which gave us a great deal of free material, we were fairly sure (and perfectly happy with the fact) that the album leak would be the last of the new tracks we'd hear from Drake for a while.
  • Cover of Drake Announces "Would You Like A Tour?" [Update: Select Dates Rescheduled]
    Drake is prepping a new album for later this year, Nothing Was The Same, and in support of it he's announced a North American tour. "Would You Like A Tour?" calls upon Miguel and Future to join Drizzy on the road, for 41 cities. Peep all the tour dates below, and the flyer in the gallery above. 
  • Cover of Drake's Girls: Maliah Michel Vs. The Girl That Got Away
    Drake is well known for his over-sharing verses when it comes to the women in his life. One of the names that came up on NWTS was "Courtney from Hooters on Peachtree," which was apparently enough information for the internet to find the girl he was talking about in a day.
  • Cover of Fight Breaks Out At Drake's Pop-Up Shop In New York
    Drake's OVO pop-up shops in Toronto, New York and L.A. were open yesterday, giving out Nothing Was The Same gear "compliments of the company," however, the fans waiting outside the Alife store in NYC got cut off when a fight reportedly broke out outside the store.
  • Cover of Drake Talks Sales Expectations For "Nothing Was The Same"
    Drake's new album, Nothing Was The Same, arrived into the hands of fans early when it sprung a leak on Sunday evening. This seems to be inevitable in this day and age, and Drake is aware of it.
  • Cover of Game & Drake Donate $10k Each To Cover Funeral Costs Of Family Killed In House Fire
    Rappers love to talk about how much money they have and how hard they ball, so it's good to see them giving back some of that mounting money to people who are really in need.
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