Top Tracks: February 1 - February 7
Constant new music from the game's biggest stars has become the norm. And while it's almost too much to digest, we're not complaining. This week's Top Tracks is dominated by Future, Drake, and Rihanna, and it's likely those names aren't going anywhere -- Future, especially, who's already dropped two projects this year, adding to the four he put out in 2015. And don't let me forget about Meek. Drizzy stans aren't gonna let him live any time soon, though most everything he's dropped this year has cracked the Top 10. He's finally using all the controversy to his advantage.
Drake Responds To Super Bowl Ad That Suggested He's Performing At The Grammys
The Super Bowl is the one event where the commercials demand as much attention as the main programming, and as a result, a Grammys ad got a whole lot of attention tonight -- though for the wrong reasons.The commercial hasn't made its way online just yet, but according to viewers, it suggested that Drake would be performing at the award show -- something that hadn't previously been announced.
Will Drake & Kanye West Be Featured On Young Thug's "Slime Season 3"?
Well, this is exciting news, if we can believe it. According to many users on Twitter, Young Thug made a big announcement on Periscope yesterday, sharing that both Drake and Kanye West will be featured on his upcoming project Slime Season 3 (which hasn't been cancelled, by the way). Unfortunately, the only evidence we have of this happening are the tweets, as no Periscope clip has surfaced.
Rihanna Shares Preview Of Upcoming Video For “Work” With Drake
Well it looks like Rihanna’s new video for “Work” is about to surface soon. On Friday, RiRi decided to take to her snapchat story to reveal some behind the scenes clips of her upcoming video with Drake.
Reggie Miller To Drake: "Don't Treat Me Like Meek Mill"
Yesterday, legendary Pacers' shooter Reggie Miller, who is a current NBA commentator for TNT, contacted Drake on Twitter and challenged him to a game of ping pong, which happens to be one of the OVO rapper's favorite hobbies. Drake gladly accepted, and thus, the pair has agreed to set up a match next weekend in Drizzy's hometown of Toronto, the host city of this year's NBA All-Star Weekend, which kicks off on February 12.
Drake's OVO Label Will Release Spring 2016 Collection Tomorrow
Drake’s OVO brand has mostly been in the headlines for their Air Jordan collaborations, but they don’t just do sneakers. The brand’s Spring 2016 collection is dropping this weekend, and we’ve got all the best looks right here.
Drake Responds To Reggie Miller's Ping Pong Challenge
Those who follow Drake on Instagram are well aware of his love for ping pong, as well as the rather impressive level of skill he brings to the table. As this year's NBA All-Star weekend takes place in Toronto, another table tennis enthusiast, Reggie Miller, who will be announcing the All-Star Game for TNT, is looking to set up a match with the 6's hometown hero.
Charts Don't Lie: February 3
In case you missed it, the RIAA updated their formula for calculating Gold and Platinum Album certifications yesterday. While it helped a few artist reach Platinum, today we see if it has shaken up the charts in any significant way. We’re now counting the total combined streams, single and album sales as “total album equivalent units” (TAEU, for short), as driven by changes to Billboard’s new rating system.
Are Drake & J Cole Going On A Summer Tour?
On this morning's episode of Ebro in the Morning, Ebro mentioned that he heard a rumor that a announcement will be made later this week regarding a Drake X J. Cole summer tour. Ebro, who is employed by Hot 97 and Apple Music, has deep ties in the music industry, so his claim could hold water.
Vote: Drake's "Summer Sixteen" Vs. Meek Mill's "War Pain"
Drake officially kicked off his Views from the 6 campaign on Saturday by premiering "Summer Sixteen" on OVO Sound Radio.
Meek Mill Was At The Sixers' Game Tonight
"Me and Nicki watchin' the Sixers, I'm closin' more deals," raps Meek Mill on "War Pain," the new Drake diss track he dropped tonight as part of his new EP, 4/4 Part 2.
Drake Goes After Meek Mill, Barack Obama & Tory Lanez On "Summer Sixteen"
Drake took no prisoners on his new single, "Summer Sixteen." No singing, no dancing -- just bitter raps directed at anyone whom he might consider a rival. Of course, that includes Meek Mill, whom he deals with in his opening verse.
Meek Mill Says Quentin Miller Slipped Him Drake's "Summer Sixteen" Lyrics
You gotta be kidding. Have the tables turned? Meek Mill just responded to all the clamor surrounding his "War Pain" Drake diss, which all-too-coincidentally seemed to address the Drake track that premiered MINUTES earlier, by writing, "The ghost writer told me!"
Drake & Meek Mill Were Staying In The Same Hotel When "Back To Back" Dropped
"I'm just a sicko a real sicko when you get to know me, n*gga / I let the diss record drop you were standing right below me, nigga / We must have played it a hundred times, you was going to bed." The above situation is depicted in the opening verse of Drake's new single, "Summer Sixteen." Drake suggests that he and Meek were staying in the same hotel when he dropped his second consecutive diss track, "Back to Back," at the end of July.
Drake's "Views From The 6" Is Dropping In April
Fans got a taste of Views tonight, and they're now eager to get the full vision. Drake and Oliver El-Khatib, who call themselves October Firm, were the hosts of episode 14 of OVO Sound Radio, and during their set, among a few other exclusives, they dropped Drake's new single: "Summer Sixteen." After playing the track 6 consecutive times, Drake got on the air to address what just went down, and he went on to reveal that Views from the 6 is set to arrive in April.
Stream OVO Sound Radio Episode 14
UPDATE: Drake indeed came through with new music tonight, dropping "Summer Sixteen," a new single off his upcoming album Views from the 6. During tonight's episode, he revealed the album in April.
Is Drake Dropping New Music On OVO Sound Radio Tonight?
Drake managed to dominate 2015 without dropping an "official" album, but with a new year upon us, it seems that Views From The 6, the proper follow-up to 2013's Nothing Was The Same, is finally on its way.When Drake comes through with some news in the owl hours of the morning, it's always a good sign, and he did just that around 3AM Saturday. OVO Sound Radio Episode 14 tmrw at 3PM PST/6PM EST...it begins.
Meek Mill Is Dropping A Second EP Before "Dreamchasers 4"
About two weeks ago, Meek Mill came through with his first new music since last summer's Dreams Worth More Than Money, his sophomore album. He did not release his long-awaited Dreamchasers 4 mixtape, which was expected to be his next project; instead, he dropped a 4-track EP titled 4/4.
Tyga Says Kanye West Helped Him Squash Beef With Drake
To promote his newly-released Rawwest Nigga Alive mixtape & its accompanying tour, Tyga made his way by the Real 92.3 studios in LA Tuesday night and sat down for an informative new interview. During the chat, T-Raww decided to open up about the tension between him and Drake. Calling everything “cool” now, Tyga revealed that is was Kanye West who played a part in the two burying the hatchet. He says,
Rihanna’s New Single With Drake Reportedly Dropping Wednesday Morning; "Anti" Arrives Later This Week
Well it looks like Rihanna is ready to unleash her new single "Work" featuring Drake in a few hours. According to Hits Daily Double, an untitled and "unidentified superstar track” is set to debut Wednesday morning (Jan. 27) at 8 a.m. EST. They also say that iHeartRadio and CBS are going hard with it too, playing it every hour all day long across its Top 40 and Rhythm platforms.