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  • Cover of 5 Birthday Inspired Sneakers
    Every sneakerhead loves to get a new pair of fresh kicks for their birthday. Its innate. It's in our blood. Our birthdays come around and we are automatically looking for a brand new pair of sneakers to rock for the day, and something to commemorate another year walking God's green Earth.Drakes birthday was yesterday.
  • Cover of Photos: Drake Celebrates His 27th Birthday
    Today is Drake's 27th birthday, and the OVO rapper was up all night celebrating. The birthday festivities have been documented on Instagram, so you can take a look at what went down in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Talks About "Because The Internet," Says It's "Not A Rap Album"
    Childish Gambino dropped a new leak earlier today, which coincided with an interview on The Breakfast Club. The rapper is gearing up for a December 10th release date for Because The Internet, and has started on the promo tip already. 
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: October 20
    This week everyone's favorite dope boy Pusha T finally made his Charts debut, with My Name Is My Name. The album, which has been praised highly by most, managed a #4 debut, selling on the lower-end of the projected amount, with 75k.
  • Cover of Drake Allegedly Cancels "Would You Like A Tour" Performance In Philadelphia [Update: Show Rescheduled]
    After kicking off his "Would Your Like A Tour" tour in Pittsburgh last night, it seems Drake may have already cancelled the second date, which was scheduled to take place this evening at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
  • Cover of Drake Brings Out Wiz Khalifa, Performs With Future At Tour Kick-Off
    Anticipation was high for Drake's "Would You Like A Tour," but it seemed as though things might get off to a rocky start with alleged tension between Drake and Future.
  • Cover of Drake Talks "Nothing Was The Same," Being Labeled As Emotional & Toronto
    Drake recently sat down with Canadian broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi of CBC Radio for an hour-long discussion, touching on his background, musical identity, legacy, the songwriting process behind his new album Nothing Was The Same and much more. 
  • Cover of Future Reportedly Suing Drake For $1.5 Million After Being Dropped From Tour [Update: Future Confirms He'll Be On Tour]
    It seems like Future's comments about Nothing Was The Same have cost him his opening slot on Drake's "Would You Like A Tour". According to Page Six, Drizzy requested that Future be taken off the tour the day the controversial quote was released.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q On Kendrick Lamar's BET Cypher Verse: "I Didn't Know He Went At Drake"
    Much has been said about Kendrick's BET cypher verse, especially considering it hasn't even been released in full yet. There's been confusion over who the Compton rapper is targeting in the snippet, though most have assumed it to be Drake.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: October 13
    The past two weeks were dominated by Drake, who in turn dominated the charts with Nothing Was The Same. Now Justin Timberlake has taken over, with the release of  The 20/20 Experience 2, his second album in the span of a year, and his second album to debut at #1 in that same time.
  • Cover of Raptor Rudy Gay Says Drake Is A "Sapper" Not A Rapper
    The Toronto Raptors are undergoing a culture overhaul with their franchise.  They brought in a new GM, Masai Ujiri, whose first order of business was trading Andrea Bargnani, who was an albatross of sorts of the Bryan Colangelo helmed era.
  • Cover of Eminem’s "Berzerk" & Drake’s "Hold On" Go Platinum, Jay Z’s "Holy Grail" Goes Double Platinum
    The numbers are in, and these rap game heavyweights are still killing it.  Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP II single "Berzerk" sold 115,000 copies this week, which put him at 1,110,000 total copies sold, solidifying the track's platinum status. The album is scheduled for release on November 5th.
  • Cover of Drake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke To Perform At The Grammy Nominations Concert
    We're approaching Grammy time, and today the annual awards ceremony announced a big (and surprisingly hip-hop/r'n'b) line up for their Nominations Concert.
  • Cover of Justin Timberlake Tops Charts Again, Drake Follows
    Despite the mixed reception of his new album, Justin Timberlake is still winning. The singer still holds the highest debut of the year for the 20/20 Experience, and has topped the charts once again with part 2 of the endeavor.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: October 6
    This past week the Drake frenzy surrounding Nothing Was The Same came to a peak when the actual first week sales were released. The rapper's album had the best opening week of this year second to Justin Timberlake's come back effort-- he even topped Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail first week sales.
  • Cover of Erykah Badu Encourages Drake To Respond To Kendrick Lamar's Diss
    Outside of Kendrick Lamar's infamous "Control" verse, we're in the no-names era of rap disses. While rappers sub-tweeting each other in their verses can be interestingly cryptic, it's often led to listeners creating beef that doesn't exist. 
  • Cover of Papoose Thinks Kendrick's BET Cypher Verse Was Aimed At Him
    There's been a lot of talk about Kendrick's BET Cypher verse, and who it was directed at. While it seemed pretty clear that K.Dot was going at Drake (who has recently been denouncing the influence of the rapper's "Control" verse), the possibility that Kendrick was targeting Papoose has been brought up.
  • Cover of U-God Reveals Capadonna Has A Record With Drake, Talks "Wu-Tang Forever" Remix
    Drake has a steady stream of Wu-Tang Clan references on his new album, Nothing Was The Same, and he's taking things to next level by getting the Wu on the remix to his "Wu-Tang Forever" tribute. U-God is one of the Wu affiliates who will appear on the remix, and recently spoke to MTV about it.
  • Cover of Drake's "Nothing Was The Same" First Week Sales Are In
    Drake's Nothing Was The Same has met expectations, and debuted at number one on the Billboard charts this week. The album has sold 658,179 units, which is just slightly more than Drizzy's last project, Take Care, moved in its first week.
  • Cover of Origins: Drake's "Nothing Was The Same"
    The songwriting process in rap can sometimes be hard to follow. With the use of sampling, and the genre's increasingly collaborative production methods, breaking down the construction of songs can become convoluted.
  • Cover of Drake Is  Raptors New Global Ambassador, Will Help Re-Brand Team
    The Toronto Raptors had announced that rapper and TO-native, Drake, would be the host of the 2016 All Star Weekend held in Toronto, which would only be one of his roles with the team.
  • Cover of Drake Will Be Toronto's Host For 2016 All Star Game
    The Toronto Raptors are attempting an brand overhaul, and as part of that effort made a bid and earned the right to host the 2016 All Star Weekend.
  • Cover of Drake & Keyshia Chante Talk About Their Past Relationship On 106 & Park
    Drake is pretty open about his relationships and flings, as his music usually incorporates the females in his life. It seems even when he was 14 years old he was writing tracks about his girls.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: September 20-26
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Poppin' Tags: 20 Songs About Brands
    There's definitely been an influx of songs dedicated to rappers' favorite brands in the last year or two, but it's been happening forever. Whether it's the designer labels of Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, or casual sportswear like Nike or FILA, emcees have always made a point of shouting out what they wear.
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