Drake Talks SNL, Being Friends With Rihanna, & Plays "Never Have I Ever" With Jared Leto On Ellen
Drake continues his heavy promotion for VIEWS. After a visit to The Tonight Show last week, followed by his double duty services at SNL over the weekend, Drake decided to make his latest stop at Ellen on Tuesday. Sitting down with the day-time talk show host, the 6 God talked about the task of hosting & performing on SNL over the weekend, specifically “One Dance,” being friends with Rihanna, linking up with 8-year old viral star Demarjay Smith at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, and more.
Watch Drake's Hilarious Opening Monologue On "Saturday Night Live"
In promotion of his new album VIEWS, Drake is taking over NBC’s Saturday Night Live tonight and serving as both musical guest & host. And as expected, the 6 God opened up the show with a hilarious monologue that featured a knock on Donald Trump and making fun of the meme craze that he’s always apart of.
Drake's Interview On Jimmy Fallon
In addition to playing "Faceketball" with Jimmy Fallon last night, Drake sat down for an interview with the late night host. In the segment above, the two discuss Drake's highly-memed album cover, with Fallon even busting out some mini Drakes to create a real-life meme. They also talk about Toronto earning the nickname of the 6.
Drake Plays "Faceketball" With Jimmy Fallon
In promotion of his newly released Views album, Drake made his way by The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Thursday night and served as special guest on the show, not taking the stage to perform however.
Watch Skepta's In-Depth Interview With DJ Semtex
Skepta's Konnichiwa is making waves in the UK and the US, and with that, the rapper sits down with BBC Radio 1xtra to chop it up with fellow UK native DJ Semtex.
Drake Gets Intimidated By Leslie Jones In "Saturday Night Live" Promo
Drake will be appearing on this Saturday’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” as both the host and musical guest, and today we have a wonderfully awkward promo videos for the episode. The video shows SNL cast member Leslie Jones with Drake as they go through different versions of the promo. In each one, Leslie manages to impose her will (physically and otherwise) on a consistently emasculated Drake. The episode is shaping up to be a funny one, as Drake has consistently proven himself on screen.
Nardwuar Vs. Drake & 40
We knew it was coming, and now the highly anticipated interview with Nardwuar, Drake and 40 has arrived. The three Canadians chop it up at a studio in Toronto for a good hour-- so as you can expect a lot of quirky gifts were given, and a lot of little-known facts uncovered. Plus, it's pretty rare to have 40 in the mix here.
Rihanna Brings Out Drake In L.A. To Perform "Work"
Rihanna Feat. Drake
Last night, Rihanna brought her "ANTI" tour to the Forum out in Los Angeles, and the crowd was blessed with a special guest. Drake came out all non-chalantly mid-way through RiRi's single "Work" to perform his part with her. The two did their usual thing, aka Rihanna did a bit of grinding all up on Drizzy while he enjoyed the view-- all we can think of now are his lyrics, "Don't you see RiRi right next to me?", indeed, we do. We've got a clip of their performance together, check out the footage above. Have you caught Rihanna live for this tour?
Watch Drake's "VIEWS" Interview With Zane Lowe On OVO Sound Radio
Drake's new studio album, VIEWS, finally impacted last Friday, and while it was planned for Drake's interview with Zane Lowe to air prior to the release of the project, the LP ended up trickling out on iTunes just before the conversation aired on OVO Radio. As a result, many fans could not withold themselves from going to the music first, but thankfully, those who missed out initially can now watch the whole interview in video form today.
Drake Hilariously Taunts Pacers’ Guard Rodney Stuckey During Raptors Game
Taking a break from #Views for the night, Drake decided to sit courtside at Tuesday night’s pivotal Game 5 matchup between his hometown Toronto Raptors & Indiana Pacers.
Rihanna Brings Out Drake At "Anti World Tour" In Toronto
It appears Miami isn’t the only place where Drake & Rihanna are getting their “work” in.
Odell Beckham Jr. Dances To Young Thug In Drake's Backyard
Odell Beckham has spent the last week or two at Drake's mansion in Calabasas, CA while Drizzy finishes up Views From the 6. With minimal obligations to his NFL franchise, the New York Giants, Odell has spent most of this time chilling in Drake's giant backyard with members of his entourage and distinguished guests and dancing to Young Thug.
Watch Drake's "Views From The 6" Trailer
As soon as it was announced that Drake would be partaking in hosting duties for Saturday night's OVO Sound Radio, it was clear something big was coming. While he didn't deliver the album on the spot, he did announce the release date as April 29th, giving fans a real something specific to look forward to. Along with the news, Drizzy shared a trailer for the LP on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, featuring a voice over provided by the rapper himself, as we see some familiar footage from throughout his career, naturally, never sparing himself from any of his more embarrassing moments.
Taylor Swift Raps Along To "Jumpman" In New Apple Commercial
Apple has tapped Taylor Swift to star in their new commercial promoting Apple Music, a choice candidate to bridge the gap between pop/country-loving fans and hip-hop-loving fans, as T-Swift chooses a rap song to get her hype for her cardio work out. Apparently, a little too hype. Taylor Swift finds a #gymflow playlist, and clicks on Drake & Future's stand-out WATTBA cut, "Jumpman." With the opening "If young Metro..." tag, Taylor quickly starts rapping along, hand movements and all, before getting so into it she loses her footing and falls off the treadmill.
Go Inside Noah "40" Shebib's Toronto Studio
Noah "40" Shebib, whom is expected to be the executive producer of Drake's upcoming album, Views from the 6, is the star of a new promotional video put out by Native Instruments in support of the company's KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboard controller as well as its MASCHINE production software. Both products are key components of 40's Toronto studio, which he gives a tour of in the new video.
Rihanna Brings Out Drake At “Anti” World Tour In Miami
Rihanna’s “Anti” World Tour made its latest stop at Miami’s American Airlines Arena Tuesday night, where BadGirl RiRi gave her fans quite the surprise. While performing her smash hit “Work,” RiRi decided to bring out Drake for some assistance.
Drake Help Causes 5-Second Call Against Chicago Bulls
Drake’s love for his Toronto Raptors runs deep, and it appears he’s willing to pull out all the stops when it comes to winning. On Monday night, while the Raptors hosted the Chicago Bulls, Drizzy was sitting courtside when he decided to cause new Bulls guard Justin Holiday to slip up and get a 5-second call against the Bulls in a very crucial part in the 4th quarter.
Lil Mama Remixes Rihanna & Drake's "Work"
Lil Mama got herself a viral hit with last summer's "Sausage," thanks in large part to the video. After dropping a video to her remix of a classic Biggie track last month, the Brooklyn rapper is back today with a remix of Rihanna and Drake's "Work," which currently sits atop the Hot 100. And, of course, she's got a video to boot. The release strategy is clearly working.
Miguel Covers "Hotline Bling" With Arcade Fire's Win Butler
Miguel, Win Butler of Arcade Fire, and John Oates were among those selected to headline Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival's PoWoW! A Live Superstar Mashup in Florida, and among hits from The Clash, The Rolling Stones, and David Bowie, the supergroup also turned in a cover of Drake's immortal hit, "Hotline Bling".
Rihanna & Drake Perform "Work" At Brit Awards
Rihanna & Drake
Rihanna and Drake are winning right now. Not only did they just drop two great videos for their single, "Work," this week, they hit #1 on the Hot 100, making for their second collaborative single to achieve the feat (the first being "What's My Name"). Today, they celebrated the success of the song with a performance on the BRIT Awards.