Drake News

 
  • Cover of Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher & More Set To Perform At 2014 BET Awards [Update: T.I., Rick Ross, Juicy & More Added]
    The BET awards are quickly approaching, and today we've been given a few of the performers set to take the stage at the big event. Things were already off to a big start with Chris Rock confirmed to host the show, but this new announcement has definitely taken anticipation to the next level.
  • Cover of Drake In Talks With BlackBerry To Promote Its New Device
    Just like most artists and celebrities, Drake is no stranger to lending out his star power to businesses. He’s been linked to companies like Sprite, AT&T, and Nike in the past, and now he’s reportedly in talks with BlackBerry to promote the company’s next big thing.
  • Cover of Fantastic Flows Follow Up: MCs With The Best Flows
    Two days back we had an article about the origins of certain flows, and some of our ever reliable commenters took it to be some sort of ranking of the best flows, which was not the case. The entire point of the article was to point out that some flows are influenced by region, and some by other artists.
  • Cover of The Progression Of Fantastic Flows
    Soooo, I was assigned an article about tracing the origin of a lot of the flows in hip hop to different regions around the country. Originally, I thought that would be fairly easy to do, and to a certain extent it is, but the article really went in a different direction the more research I was doing.
  • Cover of Drake Brings Out Wiz Khalifa, Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Tinashe & More At HAW Performance
    Drake's Houston Appreciation Weekend kicked off on Thursday, but Friday night is when things really got going.
  • Cover of June 10th Is Officially "Drake Day" In Houston
    Drake has never been shy about expressing his gratitude towards Houston, Texas. With his own Houston Appreciation Weekend kicking off today, Drizzy has always made it clear that H-Town is his second home. And to re-pay the respect, Mayor Annise D. Parker has made June 10th "Drake Day" in the city of Houston.
  • Cover of Drake Reveals New OVO Collection For Houston Appreciation Weekend
    Drake's Houston Appreciation Weekend kicks off today, and along with plenty of special events, the rapper is also introducing some city-specific merch.
  • Cover of Drake And Lil Wayne Announce Co-Headlining Tour
    Summer tour season is upon us. While Drake served us one of the biggest tours of last year, he's decided to one-up the "Would You Like A Tour?" with a new co-headlining set of dates with Lil Wayne.
  • Cover of Drake Releases Schedule For Houston Appreciation Weekend
    Drake took his love for the South to the next level in April when he announced he'd be hosting the very first Houston Appreciation Weekend, abbreviated to HAW. His OVO blog soon followed up with a set of dates (June 12-15) for the weekend-long event, however we hadn't received any sort of line-up until now.
  • Cover of Top 10 Nicki Minaj Guest Verses
    While she may have had her doubters at certain points, its clear from last night's Summer Jam performance that Nicki Minaj is one of the most exciting voices in the rap game right now.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Talks Marrying Drake, Getting "Fondled" By Rihanna
    Nicki Minaj is set to have a huge year. She's already won back her rap audience with a string of furious-spitting tracks like "Lookin Ass" and "Boss Ass Bitch", and a few weeks back launched her Dr. Luke ballad "Pills N Potions", which has been taking over radio waves since.
  • Cover of Quick5: Casey Veggies Speaks On Possible Drake Feature & His Debut Album
    We were able to catch up with Casey Veggies out in Los Angeles the other week, and the rapper participated in our Quick5 video series. Young Veggies has been working on his debut album for awhile now, and it's definitely about time for it, as he's definitely put in his fair share of work for the mixtape game.
  • Cover of Drake, Puff Daddy, Cam’ron And Meek Mill To Be Featured On Ma$e's Upcoming Album
     While we just heard Eric Bellinger get featured on Mase’ latest single “Nothing”, it appears Mase has some more big names for us on his upcoming solo album, Now We Even.
  • Cover of Mac Miller: "The Sober You Is The Best You"
    After releasing his widely-acclaimed mixtape Faces last weekend, Mac Miller phoned in to Billboard's "The Juice" podcast to discuss the new project, his drug use and his collaborations. Check out the full 33 minute podcast at the bottom of the page.
  • Cover of Drake & Rihanna Reportedly Break Up
    It was only two months ago that we reported on Drake and Rihanna dating "exclusively", following several public outings from the couple. Now US Weekly reports that the couple are no more, or at least, they're on a break.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Beyonce & Drake Take Lead In 2014 BET Awards Nominations [Update: Chris Rock Hosting]
    BET are gearing up for their annual BET Awards, and today they've released this year's nominations.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: May 15
    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 Birdman Says Young Thug Has The Same Potential Drake & Lil Wayne Had
     Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman was on set at the Young Thug cover shoot with Complex magazine recently and decided to take some time out to speak with the magazine about his hopes for the young rising Atlanta rapper.
  • Cover of Jay Z Named As One Of The "Most Powerful People" In The Art World
    Jay Z is into art now. When your net-worth is in the 9-figure range, there comes a time when art-collecting is something you should at least try out-- still, the rapper has his share of critics when it comes to his newfound hobby.
  • Cover of "What's Beef" In 2014?
      Beef is good for Hip Hop its like high school fights niggas dont really get hurt most the time but when they do? AWW MAN #youngveggiesvoice — Vince Staples (@vincestaples) May 5, 2014
  • Cover of Meek Mill Comments On Drake's Praise, Says He Has 20 Songs With DJ Khaled
    You might describe DJ Khaled's “They Don’t Love You No More” with Jay Z, French Montana, Rick Ross, and Meek Mill, as something of a "monster record". Meek Mill himself described it as such in an interview with Complex, adding that he and Khaled have about 20 more where that came from.
  • Cover of Jay Z, Beyonce & Drake Sit Courtside At Friday Nights Raptors Vs. Nets Playoff Game
     Jay Z and Drake both now how to attend a basketball game. The two rap super stars, along with Beyonce, were caught sitting courtside at the Barclays Center on Friday night for Game 6 of the NBA Playoffs between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors. 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Announces New Single Featuring Drake & Reveals Official Artwork
     So while the other night’s tweet from Kobe turned out not to be the official album cover for the Carter V, we do now have some concrete information for ya.
  • Cover of Drake Calls Meek Mill's "Dreams & Nightmares" Intro "One Of The Best Rap Moments Of Our Generation"
    Hearing the intro to Meek Mill's debut album, Dreams & Nightmares for the first time was a truly exhilarating experience. What begins as a reflective, piano-laden number suddenly transforms into a menacing trap anthem-- coupled with some of Meek's best rapping, the song definitely left an impression.
  • Cover of The Hip-Hop Lover's Guide To This Year's Music Festivals
    Music festivals seem to be more popular than ever these days, causing hundreds of thousands of music enthusiast to splurge on passes, fly out of state or even the country, to camp outdoors and soak in live music alongside strangers in borderline unbearable heat for multiple days in a row.
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