Future Shares 2 Video Previews For "What A Time To Be Alive"
Last night (Sept. 18), Drake decided to stop with the subliminal hints and told the Atlanta audience at Midtown Music Festival that he and Future will indeed be dropping a joint tape, confirming rumors that had been driving the hip-hop world crazy for over a week.
Drake & Future's "What A Time To Be Alive" Mixtape Art Was Purchased From Shutterstock
Soon after Future's cover art for DS2 art was revealed, someone figured out that the psychedelic image was actually purchased on stock image site Shutterstock. Later on, it popped up on a chemistry textbook.
Drake & Future Reveal Mixtape Title, Artwork & Release Date
The world has been patiently waiting for news of Drake and Future's joint mixtape, and while the two have been hinting at the release over the last few days, official word has finally made its way out. Drake has shared the artwork for the project on Instagram, captioning it "WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE available at 8pm EST, Sunday on ITunes @future 💎".
Drake Confirms Mixtape With Future Is On The Way
Update: Drake has officially announced the mixtape.
Hip-Hop's 10 Best Surprise Projects
Ever since Beyonce’s eponymous album took the world, and subsequently the internet, by storm, the concept of the surprise release has been a trend that a wide span of artists have adopted. From David Bowie to Kanye West, the unexpected drop has proven to be beneficial for a buzzworthy artist to make a big splash. Not just a splash, either. Usually, these surprise releases wind up being incredible instalments of quality music.
Drake and Future Continue To Hint Very Strongly That Mixtape Coming Soon
We hate to keep teasing you with these articles about the Drake and Future mixtape, but they KEEP TEASING US. After Drake posted an Instagram photo captioned "FBGOBO" yesterday, he just posted a photo of him and Future with the caption "*hourglass emoji* *watch emoji* *diamond emoji*." Future than posted the same photo in addition to another photo of him Drake dabbing it up in the studio.
Serena Williams Reportedly Responded To Drake Calling Anna Wintour "Bae"
Yesterday, a photo of the 6 God and the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine sitting side-by-side circulated the web. The two were sitting in the front row together at Serena Williams' New York Fashion week debut. Obviously, Drizzy was there to support possible-girlfriend Serena, just as he's been coming out to support her during her recent tennis matches.
Drake Sits Front Row At Serena Williams' Fashion Show
After cheering her on at the U.S. Open last weekend, and then facing the grunt/blame for her loss, Drake showed up in support of Serena Williams again Tuesday afternoon, this time for her fashion show at NYFW for her Signature Collection line by HSN.
Did Drake Just Confirm The Mixtape With Future Or Is He Trolling?
The internet has been buzzing with rumors of a Drake and Future tape over the last week, but so far there's been no sign of it. Despite showing up at Future's recent gig in Toronto, neither Drake nor his FBG counterpart have confirmed the existence of such a project -- until now? Drizzy is undoubtedly aware of the talk on the internet (even if going online isn't part of his day), and has now fueled the fire with a simple Instagram post, using the caption "FBGOVO".
Top Tracks: September 7 - September 13
Only the date and the name of the Drake track at the top of the Top 100 change. Drizzy Season is a misnomer because seasons end and OVO is eternal. Let’s get to it. 10) PartyNextDoor ft. Amir Obe - I’m Good Young Thug can’t get any love on HNHH, but you throw him over some Toronto Sound and it gets eaten up.
Lil Wayne Recalls His First Conversation With Jay Z & Advising Drake To "Keep It Canadian"
Lil Wayne doesn't give all that many interviews, but as an artist with such a long and storied career, he always drops some gems when he does. Recently, he appeared on a podcast with ESPN's Cari Champion, as the two had an equally hilarious and informative conversation.
Charts Don't Lie: September 12
The big success story this week is The Weeknd. We really should have seen it coming. Abel has had four singles floating on the Hot 100 for the last little while, and going into this week he had the number one song in the country. Beauty Behind The Madness has become his first number one album, and from the looks of it, it'll be selling for a while to come. Especially judging by the potential smashes yet to come.
Drake Shows Up At Future's Toronto University Show, Brings Norm Kelly
Rumors of a Drake and Future collaborative project have been spreading over the last few days, and when Drake showed up to Future's performance at the Ryerson University orientation concert in Toronto, it seemed some kind of announcement could be made. Unfortunately, there was no mention of any new music, but the night wasn't without its surprises.
Serena Williams Falls Victim To The "Drake Curse" In The U.S. Open Semis
The tennis world has been left in shock as Serena Williams has been defeated by unseeded Italian Roberta Vinci, thus ending her hopes of becoming the first woman to win all four Grand Slams in a calendar year in 27 years. To make things even more tragic, Drake was in attendance, seated in Serena's players' box for the first time since the U.S. Open began. Did Williams buckle under the watchful eye of her new man who can't remember what an "L" looks like?
FBG X OVO: A Brief History Of Drake And Future
An Angela Yee slip-up on air earlier this week opened the floodgates for speculation regarding a possible Drake/Future mixtape, and there is substantial evidence supporting the theory that this tape is not only happening, it's dropping today.
Could Drake & Future Be Dropping A Secret Mixtape Tomorrow?
The internet (mainly twitter) is in a frenzy at the moment at the possibility of a secret mixtape dropping tomorrow from non other than Drake & Future, especially after a fan made cover art surfaced online tonight (see in gallery).
LyriQuiz: Drake Feat. Trey Songz - "Replacement Girl"
In 2007, Drake dropped "Replacement Girl" on his Comeback Season mixtape. The track was arguably his first introduction to (somewhat) mainstream hip-hop media-- it didn't exactly cause him to blow up, but it become one of his more well-known records, even to this day. It even featured a young Trey Songz, who at the time was similarly unknown. It's hard to believe, but it's actually been eight years since "Replacement Girl" dropped. In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, we're testing your knowledge on some of Drake's earlier lyrics.
Is A Drake X Future Collab Coming Soon?
As a host of the nationally syndicated morning talk show The Breakfast Club, Angela Yee is likely knowledgeable about industry rumblings months before they go public. For this reason, her suggestion that Drake and Future are plotting something on Tuesday's edition of the show is worth acknowledging.
Meek Mill Goes Off On Fan For Holding Up Drake Sign During His Show
Just when you thought the Meek Mill x Drake saga had finally fizzled out, one instigating fan quickly brings it back to life. On Monday night, Meek headlined the Fools Gold Festival in Brooklyn, where one ballsy fan decided to throw up a Drake sign during his set, and quickly grab the attention of Meek and his camp. Aside from just calling the fan out, Meek decided to send a “shooter” from his entourage to stand right next to him and make him feel the pressure.