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  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: August 4-10
    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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign, YG & DJ Mustard Are Planning A Collaborative Album
    Ty Dolla $ign has been having a pretty huge year. He released his first retail release with the Beach House EP, showed up on plenty of hooks for artists as diverse as Lupe Fiasco and Meek Mill, and joined his new Taylor Gang buddy Wiz Khalifa on the Under The Influence tour.
  • Cover of Drake Was Not Likening Rihanna To Satan At OVO Fest
    Drake is known for his subliminals, and as a result, fans often jump to conclusions with every second or third person pronoun he uses in a verse. The latest example of such came not with a line, but an image.
  • Cover of Drake And Lil Wayne Debut "Grindin'" Live At First "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Concert
    Last night marked the start of the summer's second most hyped tour (sorry guys, but Beyoncé and Jay Z are too big to take the second spot), with Drake and Lil Wayne converging on Buffalo, NY to kick off their intriguingly conceptual "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour.
  • Cover of Single Art Revealed For Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Featuring Drake
    Lil Wayne has had no problem pushing "Believe Me" featuring Drake as the lead single off Tha Carter V. The song has seen plenty of success on the radio, and continues to grow. With that one officially off the ground, Weezy F is on to the next one. 
  • Cover of "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Tour Now Has A Street Fighter-Style App
    The much-hyped "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour begins on Friday at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, and now Capcom, one of the tour's sponsors, has unveiled an app that will accompany the tour. "DvsLW," as it's called, will debut tomorrow on Google Android and Apple iOS. 
  • Cover of Usher, J. Cole, 50 Cent & More Perform At Drake's OVO Fest
    Drake always makes sure to keep the surprises coming at his annual OVO Fest, and this year is no exception. So far, he's brought out plenty of guests, including YG for "Who Do You Love", Lauryn Hill, who sang back up on "Days In The East", and Usher who performed a selection of hits like "Climax" and "Confessions".
  • Cover of Chris Brown Barred From Canada, Cancels OVO Fest Performance
    It's been a rough week for Chis Brown (actually more like a rough few years, but let's just focus on the most recent of his woes).
  • Cover of Review: PARTYNEXTDOOR "PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO"
    PARTYNEXTDOOR is Canadian rising star Jahron Brathwaite, formerly a producer of soft, sunny R&B with EDM inflections. His first wide release under the new name represented a new label situation, through signing with Drake’s OVO Sound, and a fully realized change in sound and lyrical content.
  • Cover of Drake Announces OVO Pop-Up Shop In Toronto, Opening Tomorrow [Update: Collection Revealed]
    Drake's annual OVO Fest begins this Sunday, August 3rd, in Toronto, and if last year offers any clues, it'll be a very star-studded event. In addition to performances from hip-hop's greatest, attendees will also be treated to an OVO pop-shop. 
  • Cover of Drake Surpasses Usher For Most No. 1s On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart
    Drake broke a Billboard record this week, surpassing Usher for the most no. 1 records on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts since its inception 22 years ago.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Says Drake Will Be On His Debut Album
    Rich Homie Quan's buzz has definitely died down a bit since the hype surrounding "Type Of Way", but nonetheless he's now cemented himself as one of the new Atlanta rappers to watch out for, alongside the likes of Young Thug and Migos.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q In Sydney Freestyle
    Childish Gambino has never been one for fighting words, but apparently something was in the air this weekend in Australia. The California-born rapper performed at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney on Sunday night (July 27th) and left attendees with a show worth remembering.
  • Cover of Drake Calls Himself & J. Cole The "Two Kings" Of The Rap Game During L.A. Show
    Earlier today we posted footage from J. Cole's "Dollar And A Dream" tour finale in Los Angeles last night. The ColeWorld MC went out with a bang, performing two shows in one night, with each show seeing a different surprise guest: Kendrick Lamar and Drake. We saw brief footage from K.
  • Cover of Samples Of the Week: July 24
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Did Drake & 50 Cent Record A New Song Together?
    Could we be seeing an upcoming collaboration between Drake and 50 Cent in the near future? According to 50/50 Konvict Muzik A&R & artist D-Teck, Drizzy and Fif have put together a new song that is a banger.
  • Cover of Kanye West Speaks On Drake, New Single "All Day", Marrying Kim Kardashian & More
    At the end of last week, GQ magazine revealed that Kanye West takes the cover of their new issue.
  • Cover of Mally Mall Helped Orchestrate Drake & Chris Brown Truce, Says Rihanna Wasn't Mentioned
    We saw photos of Drake and Chris Brown in the same room a couple weeks back, and now we have a little more info on how the beef-squashing went down. According to Mally Mall, it all went down in one of his studio sessions.
  • Cover of Photos: Drake Hosts ESPYs After Party At L.A. Mansion
    Drake hosted the ESPYs on Wednesday night, and he was definitely instrumental in making the night a huge success, complete with hilarious skits involving Chris Brown, Blake Griffin, Bryan McKnight and Drizzy's crush Skylar Diggins.
  • Cover of Drake Apparently Paid Rappin' 4-Tay $100k For Interpolating His Lyrics [Update: 4-Tay's Manager Disputes Amount]
    Rappers are constantly quoting one another in songs. Sometimes it's enough to justify a writing credit, while other times its simply a subtle nod or easter egg to those who know the original source.
  • Cover of Drake & Chris Brown Will Reportedly Appear In ESPYs Skit Together [Update: Watch All Of Drake's Skit]
    This past week we learned that Drake and Chris Brown kicked it for a studio session recently, and as they continue to put their beef behind them, it looks as though they'll be connecting again, this time for a skit at the upcoming ESPYs. 
  • Cover of Drake Announces New Album Title "Views From The 6"
    Drake's growing OVO roster will have a busy year, having already announced upcoming projects for Majid Jordan and PARTYNEXTDOOR, we now have the title of Drizzy's studio album to follow up Nothing Was The Same-- Views From The 6.
  • Cover of Tennis Player Nick Kyrgios Blames Slow Start On Drake's Music, Drake Responds
    Although it's not too often you'll diss Drake and hear a reply from him, Drizzy decided that Wimbeldon tennis player Nick Kyrgios' slight shot at his music warranted a response.
  • Cover of Chris Brown & Drake Spotted In Studio Together
    It looks like these two have put their r'n'beef behind them, and decided to combine their talents during a recent studio session. As you likely know, Chris Brown and Drake first started beefing after a fight at a night club, which was allegedly over their shared lady, Rihanna.
  • Cover of "0 To 100" Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
    Ever since Drake dropped off "0 To 100" right in the middle of Summer Jam on June 1st, rappers from every corner of the game have been clamoring to hop on the track, with everyone from Juicy J to Joell Ortiz spitting over Boi-1da, 40 and Nineteen85's ill production.
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