Diddy Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Again, Jay Z Comes In Second
It's that time of the year again. Forbes is back with their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and for the second year in a row, we're finding Diddy sitting comfy at the top of the list. Dr.
Kanye West On Album With Drake: "There’s Some Exciting Things Coming Up Soon"
With Yeezy Season 4 being unveiled today, Kanye West spoke to Vogue about his new line, but the fashion publication also got some minor details on the rapper's upcoming collaborative album with Drake. “We’re just working on music, working on a bunch of music together, just having fun going into the studio,” said Kanye of the new music he has with the 6 God. “We’re working on an album, so there’s some exciting things coming up soon."
According To Drake's Dad, Drake & Rihanna Are Just Friends
Is Drake's dad stirring the pot or attempting to quell rampant rumors? Champagne Papi's father was out at Bootsy Bellows on the Sunset Strip, getting filmed by the paparazzi, when he had to field some questions about his son's apparent relationship with superstar Rihanna. RiRi and Drake, also known as #Aubrih cause every couple needs a joint nickname, haven't come out and said anything, but they've been leaving rather obvious hints that they are now an item.
Drake & Future Reportedly Targeted In Jewelry Robbery During "Summer Sixteen" Tour
Drake and Future have been bringing their "Summer Sixteen" tour to fans across the country, and each night seems to spark a new surprise, whether it's an on-stage kiss with Rihanna, an appearance from Lil Wayne, some fuel for the Meek Mill beef, and beyond.
Drake Announces "Summer Sixteen" Pop-Up Shop In L.A.
Following the success he had out in NYC last month, Drake is taking his “Summer Sixteen” pop-up shop out West this week. On Wednesday night, the 6 God took to his socials to announce that he’ll be opening up shop in Los Angeles at 659 N La Brea Ave. from tomorrow, September 7th-September 10th.
Drake Hooked This Young Fan Up With A Pair Of Autographed Air Jordan 19s
Drake's Summer Sixteen Tour made it's way through Houston, Texas this passed weekend and one lucky kid in the crowd walked out of the Toyota Center with an autographed pair of Air Jordans thanks to his dedication to the Six God. Drizzy spotted young Jackson Lane in the crowd rapping along to each and every one of his songs so he reportedly invited the kid backstage after the show and blessed him with an autographed pair of the rare Air Jordan 19s.
Drake's "One Dance" Was Spotify's Most Streamed Song Of The Summer
"What's the song of the summer?" Every year this question is fiercely debated with no clear outcome... unless it's determined by a computer algorithm. According to Spotify, this year the answer is Drake's "One Dance."
Drake To Open New Houston Club “The Ballet”
Over the weekend, Drake announced a "new dance experience" event in Houston called "The Ballet." The event turned out to be a preview for a new Drake-owned Houston club "The Ballet" that will open next year. “Treat yourself don't cheat yourself," Drake wrote on Instagram. "Where the women are on a pedestal and the surroundings are unforgettable.”
dvsn Brings Out Drake, Majid Jordan, & Roy Woods In Houston
It's been an exciting year for the Canadian R&B duo dvsn, comprised of singer Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85. They signed to OVO, released what is commonly regarded as the best OVO album of the year, and were invited to join Drake as the opening act on his Summer Sixteen tour.
Top Tracks: August 29 - September 4
The week before Labor Day brought us some nice late summer treats in the form of Travis Scott's Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight, Isaiah Rashad's The Sun's Tirade, and Fabolous' Summertime Shootout 2. Of those, Scott's album was definitely the most feverishly anticipated, thanks to some delays as well as his substantial fanbase, and that popularity shows in this week's edition of Top Tracks. Scott leads the pack with three appearances, but oddly enough, none as a lead artist.
Sean Paul Says Drake and Justin Bieber “Don’t Credit Where Dancehall Came From”
Dancehall has become an increasingly influential force in music made outside of the Caribbean. In an interview with The Guardian, dancehall legend Sean Paul criticized Drake, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, and Kanye West for what he considers irresponsible appropriation of the genre and Jamaican patois
Drake Brings Out Lil Wayne In Houston, Shows Support For Wayne After Show
Drake's Summer Sixteen tour has been defined by the rotation of high-profile guests he's brought out. After inviting Lil Wayne out on stage in Miami a few days ago, Drake brought out Weezy once more at the tour's Sunday night stop in Houston.
Drake Announces "The Ballet," "A New Dance Experience" In Houston
Drake's been vocal about his love for Houston throughout his career. He's currently treating the city to the 3rd annual OVO-hosted Houston Appreciation Weekend. He's got two "Summer Sixteen" shows lined up, one for tonight and another for tomorrow night, and in the afternoon before Sunday's concert, he'll be in OVO's starting lineup as they challenge Rap-A-Lot Records in a celebrity basketball game. Earlier today, he announced an event for Monday evening, and the details are rather mysterious.
Rihanna Reportedly Gets Drake-Dedicated Tattoo
Another day, another Drake and Rihanna report. This is actually the second one today, so forgive us. Last night the two made their feelings for each other as clear as possible by sharing on an on-stage kiss after Drizzy brought out the singer at his "Summer Sixteen" tour stop.
Drake & Rihanna Share Kiss On Stage In Miami
Drake and Rihanna have been spending a lot of time together since Drake presented Rihanna's Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs on Sunday. “She’s someone I've been in love with since I was 22 years old,” he said.
Charts Don't Lie: August 31
Drake was holding down the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 for months, but this past month we've seen VIEWS fluctuate in place of different #1 albums. DJ Khaled, Suicide Squad, and now Frank Ocean have all had a taste of the top spot in the late-summer blitz of new releases. Ocean, who's long-awaited follow-up to Channel Orange came out last week, was sold exclusively on Apple Music, and did just shy of a quarter million units on there.
Drake & Rihanna Were Seen Getting Affectionate In Miami
This whole Drake and Rihanna relationship is getting realer by the day. It all started to snowball on Sunday night, when Drake literally professed his love for Rihanna on the MTV VMAs stage. It was unclear at the time how things would progress, as RiRi seemingly curved Drake when he went for a kiss on the lips.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of August 2016
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
That Drake & Rihanna Countdown Site Is Fake
Twitter had all kinds of theories as to what the mysterious countdown at the URL DrakeAndRihanna.com could signify, but unfortunately, it's been reported that the site is unofficial.
Drake & Rihanna Dined At Nobu The Night After The VMAs
Drake has received some heat for failing to plant a smooch on Rihanna's lips (which was seemingly his plan) Sunday night as he presented her Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs.