Drake News

  • Cover of Mannie Fresh Says Drake & Lil Wayne are "Not Big Tymers"
    On last week's edition of Rap Fix Live, Birdman controversially revealed that while there would be a new Big Tymers album, it would not involve founding member Mannie Fresh. Even more controversially, Baby hinted that Lil Wayne and Drake may take Mannie's place in the former duo.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: DJ Khaled's "No New Friends" Video Shoot With Drake, Lil Wayne & Rick Ross
    The unofficial sequel to 2011's summer smash "I'm On One" is getting some official visuals just in time for the new season. Check out a couple of photos of Ross, Khaled, and as usual, a strangely outfitted Drake (remember DaDa? It's back).
  • Cover of Drake Leads BET Award Nominations
    Drake may not have released an album in 2012, but he definitely had a big year. The Toronto rapper is nominated for 12 BET Awards, appearing in 4 of the nominations for Video Of The Year.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Reveals Possible Big Tymers Album With Drake [Update: Mannie Fresh Excluded From Big Tymers]
    Many veteran rappers have threatened retirement over the span of their careers, although few really follow through on that threat. Lil Wayne put himself in this camp, when he said during I Am Not A Human Being II promo that he would not be releasing another album after The Carter V.
  • Cover of Drake Surprises Contestant On American Idol
    There are reasons American Idol pays Nicki Minaj $8 Million a season. The Pink Friday rapper has connections in the industry that can come in handy once in a while.
  • 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.
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