Drake Was An Answer On Wednesday's Episode Of Jeopardy
A couple weeks after Alex Trebek roasted a contestant for her love of “nerdcore hip-hop,” the long-time running game show, Jeopardy, decided to once again test the hip-hop knowledge of their latest players on Wednesday’s episode.
Charts Don't Lie: October 26
Last week was a tough break for hip hop records, with new releases by Green Day, Norah Jones, and OneRepublic occupying the top spots. They slipped back though, and now Drake, Travis Scott, the Suicide Squad Soundtrack, and a new record from The Game occupy space in the top 10. Rihanna and Solange stick around in the top 20, while Beyonce, Kanye West, DJ Khaled, and Rae Sremmurd hang out on the top 30. Elsewhere, Gucci Mane's Woptober debuts at #43 in this week's installment of Charts Don't Lie. ***
5 Rappers Who Dissed Drake & Heard A Reply For It
As popular an artist as he is, Drake is a bigger target than ever, and while he'd like to think otherwise, he can't help but respond to his detractors. This means that he spends a lot of time going back-and-forth with other artists, making his line from 2009 single, "Successful;" "diss me, you'll never hear a reply for it" laughable in its inaccuracy.
Kid Cudi's Manager: "Drake Is Corny As Fuck"
The biggest story to emerge from the quartet of songs released by Drake over the weekend is not that he will release a project called More Life in December, but the shots taken at Kid Cudi on "2 Birds, 1 Stone.": "You were the man on the moon / Now you just go through your phases," he raps. "I'm like a real estate agent, putting you all in your places / Look what happens soon as you talk to me crazy / Is you crazy?"
Drake Responds To Criticism Of His Kid Cudi Diss
Drake has come under fire for taking shots at Kid Cudi, who is currently in rehab for "depression and suicidal urges," on "2 Birds, 1
The Most Quotable Lines From Drake's 4 New Songs
Any time Drake drops new music, it's an event, and his 30th birthday mix on OVO Sound Radio was no exception. On top of announcing a new project (or "playlist" as he calls it), Drake shared four new songs of various styles, and quite a few of the lines got people talking. Whether its the perceived disses of Pusha T and Kid Cudi (the second of which arguably not in the best taste), his always colorful personal anecdotes, or the braggiest of brags, Drake knows how to get words stuck in your head, and we've gone through his new records to find a few that did just that.
NBA-Themed OVO Basketball Jerseys Now Available
NBA-themed OVO basketball jerseys are now on sale through the OctobersVeryOwn website but you'll need to act fast because the limited supply jerseys are selling out fast despite the fact nobody in the Northeast has any business wearing a tank top right now. Featured in this first drop of OVO basketball jerseys are Lakers, Knicks and Bulls themed color schemes, as well as your traditional black and gold OVO joint.
Drake Seems To Diss Kid Cudi & Pusha T On "Two Birds, One Stone;" Twitter Reacts
Drake celebrated the eve of his 30th birthday by dropping four new songs on OVO Sound Radio, but only one of them caused debate on social media. Within minutes of Drake debuting the track "2 Birds, One Stone," Twitter was full of opinions about the Toronto rapper's perceived disses of Kid Cudi and Pusha T.
Drake Celebrates 30th Birthday With Jamie Foxx, French Montana, Taylor Swift, & More
Drake officially entered his 30s Sunday night at the stroke of midnight. After debuting four new songs on OVO Sound Radio and announcing that he will release a project called More Life in December, he headed to Delilah's in West Hollywood, where he celebrated his birthday with a bevy of distinguished guests, including Jamie Foxx, French Montana, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, John Mayer, and of course his parents.
Drake Announces "More Life," New Project Dropping In December
It's gonna be one of those nights when Drake decides to have a little fun on OVO Sound Radio and everything else in the rap world gets ignored. He turns 30 tomorrow, and in honor of the momentous occasion, he's decided to host tonight's episode of OVO Sound Radio and make sure the show has more than a few surprises. Taking to the air before starting the music, he's already confirmed that there will be more -- perhaps many more -- than one new track premiered tonight.
21 Savage Confirmed For OVO Sound Radio
It's Drake's 30th birthday on Monday (Oct. 24). This entire weekend has likely been one huge party, but he'll let his fans in on the festivities tomorrow evening, when he'll host a special birthday episode of OVO Sound Radio. He has strongly hinted at new music dropping during the show.
Drake Confirms New Music For Birthday Episode Of OVO Sound Radio
There's no bi-weekly Saturday night episode of OVO Sound Radio tonight. The next episode will instead air tomorrow evening, the night before Drake's 30th birthday. He'll be hosting the special birthday episode along with the usual host, OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib. The poster for the show is a photo of baby Drake with a baby fro celebrating his 2nd birthday with both of his parents, a few years before their divorce. Drake also hyped up tomorrow's episode with a "MOOD" picture of the late Rob Ford, calling the controversial past mayor of Toronto a "legend."
21 Savage Has "All The Juice Right Now," According To Drake
Drake loves to throw out cosigns almost as much as loves the month of October, and today he had the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, wishing buzzing Atlanta rapper 21 Savage a happy birthday.
Watch President Obama Dance To Drake's "Hotline Bling" At White House BET Party
Judging by his playlists, we know that Barack Obama has pretty good taste in music for a president, and he lived up to his reputation at BET’s “Love and Happiness” event, hosted Friday night on the White House's south lawn. The concert hosted performances from Jill Scott, Usher, the Roots, Janelle Monáe, De La Soul, and more, but the true highlight came when Barack joined his guests on the dancefloor.
Kanye West Vents About "Tidal/Apple Bullsh*t," Says "Watch The Throne 2" Will Never Happen
Kanye West may be one of Tidal's owners, but he's not happy with what the streaming exclusivity wars are doing to music. During his Seattle stop on the Saint Pablo tour, Kanye couldn't help but express his frustration with the handling of Drake's "Pop Style," which originally featured vocals from himself and Jay Z, but was released as a Drake solo cut when VIEWS dropped on Apple Music.
Charts Don't Lie: October 19
With new albums at occupying the top three spots (Green Day, Norah Jones and OneRepublic in descending order) on the Billboard 200 chart, Drake is displaced to the #4 position, where he is later joined by the Suicide Squad soundtrack and Solange's surprise release. Travis Scott, Rihanna, and Kanye West are in the top 20 while the rest of the artists are just barely on the outskirts of the top 30. There are no new hip hop releases that make an appearance on this week's chart. ...
Drake Is Bringing A 30th Birthday Mix To This Sunday's OVO Sound Radio
It's always a good sign when Drake shows up to host OVO Sound Radio. The Toronto rapper has announced that he will be bringing a mix to this Sunday's show on Instagram, suggesting that it will be a special birthday episode for him.Drake turns 30 the following day, so we're expecting big things from his mix, which will hopefully include some new music from himself.
Kanye West Wasn't Calling Out Drake In His Comments About Stage Design Imitation
Kanye West raised some eyebrows when he decided to call out rappers he felt were copying his stage design at his Saint Pablo tour date in Edmonton last week. “This the original," he said. "Accept no imitations. You with the rap God right now. N*ggas be copying my shit, bro. Stealing our shit, stealing our stages. Copying our shit one to one.”
Drake's "One Dance" Is Spotify's Most Streamed Song Ever
Regardless of its critical reception, Drake's VIEWS has managed to break record after record on the sales front. The album's lead single "One Dance" has made Spotify history, surpassing Major Lazer, DJ Snake and MØ's "Lean On" as the streaming service's most streamed song ever. Spotify announced that Drake's track has earned 880 million streams, putting it well above the reported 526 million plays of "Lean On" when it first broke the record in November (no word on how many streams the song has now).
Cleveland Cavaliers Team DJ Takes Shots At Drake After Blue Jays Game 3 Loss
The Cleveland Indians are just one win away from their first trip to the World Series since 1997 and Cavaliers' team dj, DJ Steph Floss, is reminding Drake every step of the way. If you'll recall, Drake playfully trolled Steph Floss and LeBron after the Raptors won Games 3 & 4 against the Cavs during the Eastern Conference Finals, which resulted in the DJ trolling him back when Cleveland eventually won. It was all in good fun, but Steph Floss hasn't forgotten and he's letting Drake have it now that his Blue Jays are on the brink of elimination.