Drake News

  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 1-8
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get 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 Drake Says His & J. Cole's Apologies Were Not "Cop-Outs"
  • Cover of Drake Confirms Jhene Aiko Will Appear On "NWTS" [Update: Jhene Aiko Talks On Collabo, Drake Discredits Rumors]
    Although Drake has remained tight-lipped about his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same, the rapper took to Twitter last night to confirm one artist that'll appear on the LP: rising singer Jhene Aiko. That's about all we know for now, so stay tuned. As Drizzy says, this is a momentous occasion. 
  • Cover of Drake Speaks On If He'll Be Involved In Big Tymers Album
    We heard a few months back about the possibility of a new Big Tymers' album from Lil Wayne, who said that Drake may be thrown into the mix. Shortly after, it was revealed that one of the original Big Tymers, producer Mannie Fresh, would be taken out of the mix.
  • Cover of Drake Addresses Dissing Kobe's Wife On "Stay Schemin" Says "It's Just Rap"
    Drake sent shockwaves through the hip hop, NBA communities and eventually social media with his “diss” of Kobe’s wife, Vanessa on the track “Stay Schemin’” when he addresses the apparent massive divorce settlement she would be getting. Kobe ‘bout to lose a hundred fifty Ms/ Kobe my nigga I hate it had to
  • Cover of Drake Covers XXL Magazine, Talks "Nothing Was The Same," His Image, Amanda Bynes
    More Drake for your Wednesday morning. Drizzy nabbed the upcoming XXL magazine cover, for their 16th anniversary and their 150th issue. This is his first solo cover of the magazine. As they point out, when XXL dropped their first ever cover, with Jay Z and Master P on a split cover, Drizzy Drake was only 10 years old.
  • Cover of Drake Explains What He Was Trying To Do With Single "Hold On We're Going Home"
    Drake's new, and first official single off Nothing Was The Same arrived yesterday with a sound that surprised most people. "Hold On We're Going Home" is distinctly r'n'b, but not just that, it's old school r'n'b-- not the new age sounds we're used to hearing from the likes of The Weeknd, The-Dream etc.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Apologizes To Fans For Missing OVO Fest
    After appearing on Drake's new track, many assumed 2 Chainz to be a guaranteed guest at Drizzy's OVO Fest. To fans' surprise he didn't appear during performances of "All Me" and "Mercy," but when the setlist appeared the next day (view in the gallery above), it was clear that Tity 2 Necklace was meant to be there.
  • Cover of Drake Hosts OVO Basketball Tournament With NBA Players
    Over the weekend, Toronto rapper Drake returned to his hometown and held his annual OVO Fest (October’s Very Own), which featured a slew of performances and high profile names in hip hop such as Kanye West, Lil Wayne, J.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: July 29-Aug. 4
    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 Brings Out Kanye West, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, J. Cole, & Many More For OVO Fest [Update: More Footage Added, Drake Talks On Kanye]
  • Cover of Photo: Drake & Mase Collaborating? [Update: More Drake Rumors, Reportedly Dropping "Official Single" Tomorrow]
    Drake is currently at work on his new album Nothing Was The Same, which is scheduled to drop in September. Last week he provided us with a single that features 2 Chainz and Big Sean, but is there a Mase-featured single in the works?
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: July 26 - August 1
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get 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 Big Sean Talks "All Me" Collaboration With Drake, Reveals He Wanted The Beat
    Drake's new single "All Me" continues to gain momentum and buzz since it's release early Thursday morning. The verses from Big Sean and 2 Chainz definitely add to its value, as does the production, which was handled by Key Wane.
  • Cover of Flavor Flav Says Drake, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar Make "Great Rap Records But It's Not Hip Hop"
    Flavor Flav may not be at the top of his game when it comes to hip-hop, but he's still keeping up with the current cats in the rap game, and in a new interview, provided his honest opinion on the status of hip-hop.
  • Cover of Keith Sweat Responds To Drake's Reference To Him On "All Me"
    Last night, Drake dropped a new single from his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same, that being "All Me", featuring 2 Chainz and Big Sean and produced by Key Wane. During his first verse, the Toronto emcee describes himself as the "light-skinned Keith Sweat".
  • Cover of Migos Confirms Drake Will Appear In "Versace" Video
     ATL trio, Migos, have set the summer on fire with their hit record "Versace". And when Drake decided to jump on it, well, the rest was history. Their work together doesn't stop there however, in a new interview that just surfaced, Migos confirms that Drake will appear in their upcoming music video. 
  • Cover of Frank Ocean's Appearance At OVO Fest Cancelled Due To Torn Vocal Chord
    As we reported last week, Frank Ocean had to cancel his Australian tour because of tear in his vocal chord. The effects will spill over onto Drake's OVO Fest, as LiveNation announced this morning that the night Ocean is performing has been cancelled.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 21-28)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of Drake & The Weeknd Back In The Studio Together
    Some things are the same. Drake and the Weeknd were known not only for showing a whole lot of "Crew Love," but also being a pretty unstoppable songwriting team, as evidenced by some of the best moments on Drizzy's Take Care (otherwise known as rap's Songs In The Key Of Life).
  • Cover of NBA2K14 Soundtrack Features Jay Z, Eminem, Drake & More
    To decide the playlist for their latest installment, NBA 2K14 handed over authority to cover athlete LeBron James who put together 20 tracks from various genres. The mix includes current and classic hits from hip hop, rock, and even some pop (Phil Collins “In The Air Tonight” to name one).  LeBron grabbed tunes f
  • Cover of Drake Announces 2013 OVO Fest Lineup [Update: Wale Performing At OVO Fest]
    As busy as he may be, Drake always finds time to throw quite the show for his hometown of Toronto, Canada. Surfacing on the web tonight, this year's lineup for Drake's OVO Fest has been revealed.
  • Cover of Birdman Speaks On Why Drake Isn't On "Rich Gang" Album & Upcoming Big Tymers Project
     After Birdman delivered his new Rich Gang compilation album on Tuesday, many fans had questions about the absence of Drake.
  • Cover of Jay Z Talks Competition With J. Cole & Drake, Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case
    Jay Z has appeared in one more in-depth interview, following his press run for Magna Carta Holy Grail. This one's with Elliott Wilson, for Jay's own blog, Life + Times. The two-part, hour-long interview was released in full today.
  • Cover of Drake Unveils OVO Owl New Era Fitted Cap
    The other week Drake revealed his hat collaboration with New Era, supporting the Toronto Blue Jays. The special limited edition cap will only be available at the OVO Fest in Toronto.
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