Drake News

  • Madonna Says She Co-Wrote A Song On Kanye West's New Album
    Madonna Says She Co-Wrote A Song On Kanye West's New Album
    Mar 6, 2015 at 03:52pm
    Madonna's name has been popping up in the hip-hop world more than usual lately. First, she put Chance The Rapper and Nas on her new album Rebel Heart, then she responded to Drake's new song "Madonna," saying that she loved the track. Now, she's revealed that she helped write a song on Kanye West's new album, and also says collabs with Drake are on the way. 
  • Charts Don’t Lie: March 1
    Charts Don’t Lie: March 1
    Mar 1, 2015 at 09:10am
    We'll be seeing a lot of Drake on Charts Don't Lie for the foreseeable future. The rapper dominated the Billboard 200 last week, and after getting bumped from #1 by Imagine Dragons' new album, he's sitting comfy at #2, moving over 150k in his second week. It's a difficult feat for most rappers to move that much their first week out, let alone their second week. The Toronto rapper also broke a Billboard record this past week (a record which he previously set, mind you), with every single song off If You're Reading This It's Too Late charting on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
  • Drake Ties The Beatles' Record Of 14 Simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 Hits
    Drake Ties The Beatles' Record Of 14 Simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 Hits
    Feb 28, 2015 at 05:25pm
    In recent months, The Beatles have popped up in hip-hop discussions thanks to Migos and Kanye West, but Drake is perhaps the only rapper who's currently competing with their run of dominance in the mid-to-late 1960s.
  • Kanye Says He's Willing To Give Drake Advice On Designing Sneakers
    Kanye Says He's Willing To Give Drake Advice On Designing Sneakers
    Feb 26, 2015 at 05:19pm
    Drake, if you're reading this... it's not too late. The king of kings himself, lord Kanye West, has offered his confidential expertise regarding sneaker design.While we all know 'Ye is fed up with Nike and he's now satisfied in his role with Adidas, helping Drake achieve greatness in the realm of sneakers (or elsewhere) is something he's into. During his BBC1 interview with Zane Lowe, Yeezy mentioned that he'd be willing to give Drake "confidential design advice on shoes he's doing over at that company."
  • Every Song Off Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" Is Charting On Billboard
    Every Song Off Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" Is Charting On Billboard
    Feb 26, 2015 at 09:47am
    Over the weekend, on Charts Don't Lie, we saw how basically half of Drake's new project was charting on Billboard's Hot 100. That alone seemed to be quite the feat, but Drake's now taken that a step further with EVERY song off IYRTITL charting on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
  • OVO Hush Takes Shots At Tyga & Chris Brown
    OVO Hush Takes Shots At Tyga & Chris Brown
    Feb 25, 2015 at 04:03pm
    While you may never hear a reply from Drake if you diss him, OVO Hush seems to be more than willing to reply on Drizzy's behalf.
  • Drake Changes Lyrics To "Energy," Seemingly Takes A Shot At Chris Brown
    Drake Changes Lyrics To "Energy," Seemingly Takes A Shot At Chris Brown
    Feb 23, 2015 at 12:30pm
    Drake and Chris Brown have had a weird relationship for a minute now. The two have had on-again-off-again beef, mainly over their respective on-again-off-again romances with Rihanna, but most recently, they've gotten into it over a pre-existing feud between Drake and Tyga. Chris wasn't really involved in the beef until a string of interviews over the weekend, where the singer made it clear that he's "not messing" with Drake, naturally taking Tyga's side (the two just recorded an album together, and are currently on tour).
  • Chris Brown Says He's Doesn't Mess With Drake
    Chris Brown Says He's Doesn't Mess With Drake
    Feb 23, 2015 at 10:45am
    Collaborators Tyga and Chris Brown were guests on Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning, and things turned heated when they started discussing Drake. We're all aware that Breezy and Drake have had a tumultuous relationship in the past, however the two haven't been entangled in any beef for a minute (although Chris did call out Drake during his Karrueche rant the two months back).
  • Charts Don’t Lie: February 22
    Charts Don’t Lie: February 22
    Feb 22, 2015 at 09:25am
    Obviously the biggest topic of this week's Charts is Drizzy Drake. The rapper utilized the surprise release tactic that we've seen several artists find success with over the last year or two, and it definitely paid off for him as well. His commercial mixtape dropped suddenly late last Thursday night, and with no other option for download apart from iTunes, Drake assured his loyal OVO fanbase would shell out the money for it. Then, in less than a week, the rapper managed to do numbers most mainstream artists dream of.
  • Madonna Loves The Drake Song She Inspired
    Madonna Loves The Drake Song She Inspired
    Feb 21, 2015 at 07:52pm
    Rappers seem to have a special affinity for the 56-year-old pop star Madonna. When asked about his "ultimate sexual fantasy" in a recent tumblr Q&A with fans, A$AP Rocky responded: "I JUST WANNA FUCK MADONNA OLD ASS B4 I DIE." Drake followed Rocky's lead, though less explicitly, by naming a song after her on his new mixtape If You're Reading This It's Too Late.
  • Ghostface Killah Calls Drake "Brilliant"
    Ghostface Killah Calls Drake "Brilliant"
    Feb 21, 2015 at 05:49pm
    Before a Ghostface Killah show in Toronto last Thursday night, reporters asked the Wu-Tang co-founder about Canada's biggest hip-hop export to the world: Drake. Drake's recent mixtape (that's being sold as an album) If You're Reading This It's Too Late hit number one on the charts last week.
  • Kanye West Reveals He Was In Talks To Do Joint Album With Drake
    Kanye West Reveals He Was In Talks To Do Joint Album With Drake
    Feb 20, 2015 at 11:03am
    Kanye West's highly anticipated interview with The Breakfast Club hit the web this morning, and at 57 minutes long, there's a lot of information and gems packed into it. During the conversation, Kanye touches on all his recent endeavors, from the Grammys, his dinner out with Taylor Swift, and his adidas sneaker launch. However it's towards the end of the interview that we get the really good information. First, when it comes to his upcoming untitled album, Kanye says that release dates are played out, so expect a surprise release from him. 
  • Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" Will Reportedly Count Towards His Cash Money Album Requirements
    Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" Will Reportedly Count Towards His Cash Money Album Requirements
    Feb 19, 2015 at 11:17pm
    Last week, Drake sent shock waves throughout the internet when he came out of nowhere and released his surprise project, If You’re Reading This Its Too Late. While he dubbed it a mixtape, the project was technically more along the lines of album, being available for purchase only via iTunes.
  • Samples Of The Week: February 19
    Samples Of The Week: February 19
    Feb 19, 2015 at 04:51pm
    With an unexpectedly sample-heavy release from Drake blowing up your newsfeeds all week, we have a wealth of tracks to pick from for Samples Of The Week. We could've easily devoted this entire thing to If You're Reading This It's Too Late, but we thought we'd spare you another feature article on Drake. Still, one or two songs from the tape are included on here.
  • Drake's Sneakiest Sneak Disses
    Drake's Sneakiest Sneak Disses
    Feb 18, 2015 at 03:25pm
    On 2009's "Successful," a young Drake rapped, "Diss me, you’ll never hear a reply for it," creating somewhat of a mission statement for his career from there on out. In a way, those words were accurate, as Drizzy rarely (if ever) calls out anyone by name in his music, but more accurately, he's become known as the king of the sneak diss, the sultan of the subliminal shot.
  • Jas Prince Seeking Further Compensation From Cash Money For Discovering Drake
    Jas Prince Seeking Further Compensation From Cash Money For Discovering Drake
    Feb 18, 2015 at 10:04am
    Jas Prince is still trying to get money off Drake's career, a feat he attempted back in 2012 when he sued Drake's management. Now he's coming after Cash Money and Birdman directly. More legal trouble involving unpaid dues for the Cash Money label.
  • Drake’s New Mixtape Breaks Spotify Record
    Drake’s New Mixtape Breaks Spotify Record
    Feb 18, 2015 at 01:03am
    If you’re reading this, then its not too late to find out that Drake broke another record for his surprise project last week.
  • First Week Sales For Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
    First Week Sales For Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
    Feb 17, 2015 at 05:19pm
    It was estimated last week that Drake's surprise release, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, would move around half a million units in its first week out. Today the numbers have arrived from HDD, and the initial numbers come extremely close to the 500k mark.
  • Tyga Responds To Amber Rose's Allegations, Clarifies Beef With Drake/Cash Money
    Tyga Responds To Amber Rose's Allegations, Clarifies Beef With Drake/Cash Money
    Feb 17, 2015 at 09:20am
    Yesterday Amber Rose and Khloe Kardashian were embroiled in a social media feud, after Khloe caught wind of comments Amber made about her younger sister Kylie Jenner on The Breakfast Club interview days before. Amber has become close friends with Tyga's ex Blac Chyna, and in an effort to support her, she called out Kylie Jenner for being too young to date Tyga.
  • Review: Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
    Review: Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
    Feb 16, 2015 at 02:14pm
    When Drake released his newest mixtape, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, a few days ago, it took the internet by storm. Falling in line with Jay Z, Kanye and Beyoncé before him, he dropped it almost completely out of the blue, with no real warning. The internet went into a frenzy over the release, and a large portion of the response was relating to the question, "is this an album or a mixtape?"
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