Drake News

  • Drake & OVO Team With King Of The Dot For "Blackout 5" Battle Rap Event [Update: Drake Speaks At Press Conference]
    Drake & OVO Team With King Of The Dot For "Blackout 5" Battle Rap Event [Update: Drake Speaks At Press Conference]
    Feb 7, 2015 at 11:06am
    We've already seen Eminem dip into the battle rap world recently, and now it appears Drake will be following suit. The successful Toronto rap battle organization, King Of The Dot has joined forces with Drake and OVO for the most recent event in their "Blackout" series.
  • 5 Times The Grammys Got 'Best Rap Album' Right
    5 Times The Grammys Got 'Best Rap Album' Right
    Feb 6, 2015 at 04:40pm
    The Grammys are coming right up, and we'll have the pleasure of watching Iggy Azealia, Common, Eminem, Childish Gambino, Schoolboy Q or Wiz Khalifa take home an award for the 'Best Rap Album.' In the past, the Grammys have picked some albums that had everyone scratching their head, but they've also got it right a few times. We're going to focus on those instances with this list.
  • Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Nicki Minaj Headline UK Wireless Festival [Update: A$AP Rocky, Pusha T & More Added]
    Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Nicki Minaj Headline UK Wireless Festival [Update: A$AP Rocky, Pusha T & More Added]
    Feb 6, 2015 at 10:12am
    The annual Wireless Festival in the UK has announced a rap-heavy line-up today, with headliners Drake, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar set to perform during the three-day event. Drake will kick off the fest on Friday July 3rd, followed by Kendrick Lamar and Avicii headlining Saturday July 4th, and finally Nicki Minaj and David Guetta are headlining Sunday July 5th. The festival goes down at Finbury Park in London.
  • Stream Soulja Boy's New Album "Loyalty"
    Stream Soulja Boy's New Album "Loyalty"
    Feb 5, 2015 at 05:15pm
    It's been a busy week in hip hop album release news. Kid Ink's Full Speed came out, and big dogs like Lil Wayne and Fabolous announced that they both plan on releasing projects in the near future. There was also a Soulja Boy album released this week.
  • Samples Of The Week: February 5
    Samples Of The Week: February 5
    Feb 5, 2015 at 10:13am
    After devoting a few of the most recent editions of "Samples Of The Week" to break down sample-heavy albums by J. Cole, Lupe Fiasco. Joey Bada$$ and Fabolous, we return to the usual format this week. That means it's back to covering three big tracks that dropped this week, and this time around, they're taken from all corners of the hip-hop spectrum. First, Action Bronson paired up with The Alchemist for a dusty gem, then Cannibal Ox returned with DOOM in tow for one of their space-age anthems, and the last track on the list... well, you know what the biggest song of the week was.
  • 0 To 100 Moments In Hip-Hop
    0 To 100 Moments In Hip-Hop
    Feb 4, 2015 at 02:38pm
    With technology at the forefront of our lives, any and everything that has happened in the world of hip hop over the course of 2014 spread through the webosphere in no time. By the end of 2013 thousands were quoting "you ain't got the answers Sway" from Kanye's infamous sit down interview on SiriusXM's Sway in the Morning, leaving a tough viral moment to outdo. But from rappers landing label deals overnight to A-list celebrities spazzing out on live TV, the possibilities were endless and completely random in 2014.
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: January 26 - February 3
    Top Tracks Of The Week: January 26 - February 3
    Feb 3, 2015 at 06:19pm
    Here it is, our weekly spotlight of songs that HNHH readers pushed to the top of our charts Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration. 
  • Drake & Meek Mill Clown Kevin Hart's Outfit On Instagram, Hart Declares War
    Drake & Meek Mill Clown Kevin Hart's Outfit On Instagram, Hart Declares War
    Feb 1, 2015 at 04:30pm
    Drake has always been pretty good at taking criticism, often participating in memes at his own expense. While Drizzy can take a joke, he can dish one out just as easily, as he displayed yesterday, when he couldn't help but comment on Kevin Hart's outfit of choice on Instagram.Drake reposted Kevin's photo of himself in a sleeveless leather shirt, adding a couple of friendly jabs in the form of hashtags. As it turns out, C. Papi wasn't the only one offended by Hart's choice, with both Meek Mill and Lil Duval echoing that the shirt has to go.
  • Review: Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"
    Review: Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"
    Jan 27, 2015 at 02:53pm
    Every rapper that can be considered in the G.O.A.T. debate eventually hits a wall. 
  • P. Reign Confirms Drake Is Releasing A Mixtape
    P. Reign Confirms Drake Is Releasing A Mixtape
    Jan 26, 2015 at 10:47pm
    Remember back in late November when Toronto Raptors’ guard Demar DeRozan spilled the bean on a possible Drake mixtape that was supposedly dropping in early 2015? Well, it looks like that bish is really happening as Drake’s good buddy and OVO affiliate, P.
  • Porn Star Mia Khalifa Says Drake Contacted Her On Instagram
    Porn Star Mia Khalifa Says Drake Contacted Her On Instagram
    Jan 26, 2015 at 05:52pm
    Ever since "Lord Knows" came out, everyone's known that Drake has a thing for "porn stars that [he's] ashamed to mention," but today we might have just gotten proof. Mia Khalifa (no relation to Wiz), who's currently the most popular actress on Pornhub, has put out a pretty big hint that Drake was trying to contact her via Instagram.
  • Drake May Be Appearing In The Film "Ted 2"
    Drake May Be Appearing In The Film "Ted 2"
    Jan 20, 2015 at 07:01pm
    Last year, Drake made his film debut when he had a cameo in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" alongside Kanye West and many more, and now it looks like he might be popping up in another big-ticket sequel. A photo just popped up on Instagram showing Drizzy standing alongside Mark Wahlberg, some crew members and a stuffed bear, and with a sequel to their 2013 film "Ted" planned for release on June 26th, it's looking like Drake might have stopped by to shoot something. Take a look at the photo below, and feel free to speculate in the comments. 
  • GLOVO: Is There A Drake & Chief Keef Collaboration Coming?
    GLOVO: Is There A Drake & Chief Keef Collaboration Coming?
    Jan 17, 2015 at 07:45pm
    GLOVO; it certainly has a nice ring to it, but is it the makings of a new bond between Drake and Chief Keef? Sosa just yesterday posted a photo to Instagram with a logo for the mysterious acronym, captioning the pic with "Thou Not Ready".
  • Was Drake Shooting A Music Video In Toronto Last Weekend?
    Was Drake Shooting A Music Video In Toronto Last Weekend?
    Jan 14, 2015 at 03:59pm
    Leave it to KanyeToThe to unearth yet another nugget of information about one of the planets biggest rappers. For their latest trick, some of the forum's members unearthed evidence of a Drake video shoot in Toronto that took place last weekend, and now we're left to speculate where the footage will end up.
  • Drake Gets New Tattoo In Honor Of Toronto
    Drake Gets New Tattoo In Honor Of Toronto
    Jan 7, 2015 at 09:20pm
    We all know how Drake likes to put on for his hometown of Toronto, Canada, especially when it comes to getting ink'd up.
  • Drake Headlining Governors Ball 2015
    Drake Headlining Governors Ball 2015
    Jan 7, 2015 at 10:40am
    A day after we received the Coachella line-up, which includes Drake as a headliner, New York's Governors Ball music festival follows suit. The festival has also tapped Canadian Drizzy Drake to headline this year.
  • 2015 Coachella Line-Up Revealed
    2015 Coachella Line-Up Revealed
    Jan 6, 2015 at 02:10pm
    Now that we've officially ushered in 2015, we can expect Coachella to go down sooner rather than later. The yearly music fest has announced their typically massive three-day line-up today, with tickets going on sale in a day's time.
  • Most Anticipated Albums Of 2015
    Most Anticipated Albums Of 2015
    Jan 6, 2015 at 01:12pm
    2014 is over and done with, and we the hip-hop community are moving onto greater endeavors. After an overall mediocre year for rap albums, 2015 is destined to be different. Hip-hop's biggest names are all scheduled to release albums this year, and the timing could not be more right. Today, who better than Rae Sremmurd to kick off the new year of releases with their debut album, Sremm Life. Only two weeks after that, the long-awaited debut album from Joey Bada$$ will hit stores nationwide (hence why they are not featured in this list).
  • Old Tweets Reveal That iLoveMakonnen Wasn't A Drake Fan In 2011
    Old Tweets Reveal That iLoveMakonnen Wasn't A Drake Fan In 2011
    Jan 5, 2015 at 12:35pm
    Were it not for Drake's "Tuesday" remix, the majority of rap listeners still probably wouldn't know who iLoveMakonnen is. There's no doubt that the OVO co-sign has immeasurably aided the singer/rapper's career, but now it seems like Makonnen wasn't always the biggest fan of his current label boss. Someone's just dug up some tweets of his, the oldest of which dates back to 2010, that take some shots at Drizzy. View them in the gallery above.
  • Rich Homie Quan Has Drake On His Album, Will Appear On Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Remix
    Rich Homie Quan Has Drake On His Album, Will Appear On Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Remix
    Jan 4, 2015 at 04:57pm
    Rich Homie Quan's biggest gig yet may be his work with Young Thug on the latest Rich Gang mixtape, but he's got big plans for his first solo album due out in 2015. Closely working with Birdman and the rest of the Cash Money team, Quan has already done songs with some of the label's biggest names.
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