Drake News

 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: April 15-21
    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 Lyrics Of The Week: April 12-18
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of anything Drake ever drops). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of F*ckin Problems - Chris Brown Edition
    The highly successful singer/rapper has had his share of troubles in recent years.  Ashlee Ray counts down some of Chris Brown's difficult moments with special appearances by Frank Ocean, Drake, the Swat Team, Rihanna & a valet parking attendant. // Which artist is getting into the most trouble these days?
  • Cover of Drake Disses Chris Brown & Promises New Music Next Week
    Drake is out in NYC to perform at the Jordan Brand Classic this Saturday at the Barclays Center. While out East, Drake stopped by East Village Radio and talked with Elliott Wilson about releasing two new tracks next week, as well as having a few words for Chris Brown.
  • Cover of Top Beefs In Hip Hop: Part 2 Video And Official Poll
    Music is a form of entertainment and along with the rap game, comes Beef. Whether online or in-person, HNHH looked at some of the biggest beefs in recent years in the 2st part of our Beefs article. Vote in our very first Beef survey to let us know who you think should top the beef poll. (function(doc) {
  • Cover of Drake's "Take Care" Goes Double Platinum, "Started From The Bottom" Goes Platinum
    Drake saw quite a bit of success this past week, with both the rapper's new ish and old achieving new heights sale-wise. HHNM reports that Drizzy's sophomore album, Take Care, went double platinum, hitting the 2 million mark in sales.
  • Cover of Chris Brown's Bodyguard Suing Drake Over Soho Brawl
     Chris Brown's bodyguard, Patrick Strickland, is joining a legal battle against Drake over injuries he sustained from last year's brawl at the W.i.P. Nightclub. According to the Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit filed, Drake had a server deliver a note to Chris Brown that read "I am f-king the love of your life".
  • Cover of The Top Ten Most Searched Artists On HNHH: January to March
    We've gone through our stats for the top 100 most popular searches on Hot New Hip Hop, and narrowed it down to ten artists. Songs, album titles, and creative spellings of rappers names were all taken into consideration when compiling the final results.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Takes Shots At Drake On Young Jeezy's "RIP (Remix)" [Update: Chris Brown Talks About Diss]
    It was just yesterday morning that we reported on Chris Brown saying he wasn't going after Drake, and how he thought the two could co-exist, but as yesterday night rolled around Young Jeezy's remix to "RIP" dropped, featuring Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar and YG, which seemed to prove otherwise.O
  • Cover of Chris Brown Says He Will "Never See Eye To Eye" With Drake, Frank Ocean Played "Sympathy Role"
    Chris Brown just released his new single "Fine China" today. The song serves as the first single for his new album X, and was co-written with Eric Bellinger. As much as Chris attempts to put the focus on his music, his personal life often looms over his artistic output.
  • Cover of Drake Signs Deal With ASCAP, Leaves BMI
    Drake has followed his go-to producers, Noah '40' Shebib and Boi-1da, to the performance-rights organization they call home, ASCAP. Drizzy signed with ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), which is an organization that protects his copyrights and mak
  • Cover of Chris Brown Discusses Co-Exisiting With Drake & Painting
    Chris Brown's recently been doing a run of interviews since the announcement of his new album, X. The r'n'b artist has been touching on a lot of topics, including all his beefs. In an interview with Big Boy on Power 106 in L.A.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Drake's "5AM In Toronto"
    Drake's "5AM in Toronto" was greeted with very positive reactions upon its release earlier this month. While it seemed like it's original intention was to be more of a one off single, Drizzy is now giving it the full video treatment.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Details Inspiration Behind "No Guns Allowed" & Explains Featuring His Daughter, Cori B
    Snoop Dogg has done what some may call a 180 when it comes to his music. From his gangster persona which was cultivated in the '90s, he's now propounding Rastafarian views of "love and positivity," as he says.
  • Cover of W.i.P. Club Owners Ask That Chris Brown And Drake Foot The Bill For Tony Parker's Lawsuit
    After Chris Brown and Drake's brawl at club W.i.P. in New York City last June, Spurs point guard Tony Parker was one of several people who claimed they were injured in the chaos, filing a $20 million lawsuit against the establishment soon after the incident.
  • Cover of Boi-1da Talks Producing "5AM In Toronto", How Drake "Started From The Bottom"
    After Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da is definitely Drake's primary producer. The Toronto beatmaker is responsible for Drizzy's "Headlines", "Over", and most recently "5AM in Toronto".
  • Cover of Noah "40" Shebib Taking Part In MS Awareness Week, Will Be Featured In Times Square Billboard
    If you've listened to even a small selection of Drake's music, you've certainly heard the work of Noah "40" Shebib.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 4th-10th
     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 Snoop Dogg Talks New Single With Drake, Reconciling with Suge Knight
    Snoop Dogg, or Snoop Lion as he now goes by, is getting ready to drop his first album under his new pseudonym.
  • Cover of Drake To Narrate Documentary About Kentucky Wildcats
    For whatever reason, Drake continues to show love for the Kentucky Wildcats.
  • Cover of Meek Mill & Chris Brown Squash Beef At Strip Club
    Many beefs and lawsuits have stemmed from the altercation at W.i.P. nightclub last June.
  • Cover of Drake Brings Cardboard Box With $50,000 To Strip Club
    Making it rain is something that most rappers claim to do at the strip club, but how many really cover the floor with bills?
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On "Poetic Justice" Visual
    Kendrick Lamar takes just as much care with the visual aspect accompanying his music as he does with the audio itself. We saw this first when the cover art for his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was revealed. The art had a much deeper meaning then just being an old Polariod photo.
  • Cover of Drake, Jay-Z, Timbaland, & Swizz Beatz In The Studio Together
    Despite spawning a very successful single and video, not much is known about Drake's Nothing Was The Same. All we can confirm is that the YMCMB rapper is currently in the process of recording it, and it is due out later this year.
  • Cover of Birdman Speaks On Drake's Originality, Says He's One Of The "Most Talented" In Music
    Birdman just released a mixtape that gave us a taste of everything Young Money will have to offer us this year. While there have been release dates scheduled for pretty much all the projects the label plans on releasing in 2013, the date for Drake's album is still up in the air.
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