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.
10 Rappers' Myspace Pages Before The Fame
If you were in your teens between the years 2003 and 2009, having a Myspace was a must. The predecessor to Facebook was a major step up from instant messaging platforms like AIM, the only form of social network any of us really had until the mid-2000s, and it also had a big impact on the music industry. For the first time, undiscovered artists had a means of sharing their music with millions of people across the globe (YouTube would come into the picture two years later), and the personal touch of a Myspace page gave eventual fans something more to latch onto.
OVO And Roots Link Up For Fall 2016 Collection
OVO and Roots are back at it again, selling the world some Canadian favorites for the season of Autumn. Hitting stores online tomorrow (October 15th), the OVO X Roots Fall 2016 collection includes hoodies, jackets, headwear, and more. Dawning the iconic Canadian Roots beaver icon, October's Very Own is at the forefront of making Canada seem cool to the rest of the world.
Students At Drake's Old High School Ask Him To Save It From Closure
When Drake reps a particular Toronto institution, do they owe him a favor, or vice-versa?
Lil Wayne Speaks On Drake Sleeping With His Girlfriend While He Was In Jail
Lil Wayne's new memoir about his time spent in prison, "Gone Til November," hit bookstores and online retailers this past week. If you haven't yet scooped up the book, chances are you've seen excerpts from it, or at least, you've scrolled past a headline or two.
Charts Don't Lie: October 12
There's four new records in the top 10 this week, but the #1 spot belongs to Solange Knowles with A Seat at the Table. Drake, the Suicide Squad soundtrack, and Travis Scott all keep her company in the top 10 spots. Rihanna and Kanye West stick in the top 20, while Beyonce, Frank Ocean, DJ Khaled, and Chance the Rapper trickle into the 30s. Other notable hip hop debuts are Dave East's Kairi Chanel at the #38 spot, and T.I.'s new EP Us or Else at #175. ...