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.
Bryson Tiller Discusses Passing Up An OVO Deal With Ebro
Bryson Tiller just sold out two shows at New York's Radio City, and he's been a consistent chart presence since releasing his debut album, TRAPSOUL. In other words, on top of his talent, he's made some good business decisions in his career, and in a new interview with HOT 97, he spoke of the difficult decision of passing up an opportunity to link up with OVO in order to take an RCA deal.
Rihanna Feat. Drake "Work" Video
Rihanna Feat. Drake
We've been hearing rumors of the "Work" video before the song was even released, and today, it's finally arrived. As it's been proven that the song works best on repeat, Rihanna has decided to drop not one but TWO videos for the very danceable record, the first filmed at "The Real Jerk" in Toronto, while the second finds her and Drizzy alone in a room, working off of one another's energy.It's pretty much everything we wanted from it, and should give the song an even stronger push up the charts. What do you think of the new clip?
Rihanna Feat. Drake "Work" Video Teaser
Rihanna Feat. Drake
Rihanna hopped on Instagram today to let fans know that the official music video for her lead ANTI single "Work" arrives on Monday. Before then, though, she's dropped off a music video teaser to let us know what we're in for in the Drake-collaborated visual. In the clip, we see a dance party going down in a dimly-lit bar, with RiRi twerking all up on Drake, joined by many other twerkers. Check back with us on Monday for the full music video for the dancehall-inspired record.
Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Common, & More Read "Mean Tweets" On Jimmy Kimmel
It’s that time of the year again. After the airing of Monday night’s Grammy’s, Jimmy Kimmel’s third annual “mean tweets” segment was aired, this time again featuring Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Rita ORa, Common, and more. And as expected, it was absolutely hilarious.
Here's Drake Receiving Toronto's Key To The City
While he may be on a campaign to rename it, Drake has never stopped representing Toronto, and his hosting gig at the city's very first All-Star Weekend affirms that. With that being said, it seems a great time to honor Drizzy for his duties as the unofficial global ambassador of the 6, so Fruiday night, before the parties erupted, the rapper was awarded the key to the city.
Watch A Behind-The-Scenes Clip Of Rihanna Recording "Work"
Last week Rihanna shared a few snippets of her upcoming “Work” video with Drake, and now we have a short behind-the-scenes video of RiRi recording the song.
Drake Stars In New #WEAREJORDAN Ad
Drake is now a known ambassador of the Jordan brand, especially considering his smash hit with Future that's dedicated to MJ's signature logo. OVO collaborated with Jordan to put out a limited edition sneaker last year, and the black version of the same model is set to arrive in the near future.
Noah "40" Shebib Hotboxes Car With B-Real, Talks Drake's "Views From The 6"
Cypress Hill gawd B-Real's web series "The Smokebox" has hosted such distinguished guests as Freddie Gibbs, Wiz Khalifa, & Snoop Dogg. The latest hip hop star to grace "The Smokebox" with his presence is none other than Noah "40" Shebib, the chief architect of Drake's sound.
Drake Stars In T-Mobile Super Bowl Ad
T-Mobile is stepping up their promo game, enlisting Drake and his "Hotline Bling" dance moves for their Super Bowl commercial. You knew a cellphone provider was going to capitalize on this record sooner than later. In the ad, Drake is seen busting his moves in a yellow-lit box for the "Hotline Bling" video, before some T-Mobile executives cut him off with a few simple changes to the lyrics, in order to plug their company. "I love changes," Drake says sarcastically, "These changes don't ruin the song at all."
Majid Jordan On Hot 97
Majid Jordan are finally stepping into the limelight, well at least, physically. The duo have been releasing music to a growing fanbase, under the OVO imprint since 2014, but they've been press-shy. We haven't seen their faces all too often, but in promotion for their self-titled album (out on February 5th), Majid Jordan have paid a visit to Hot 97's morning show. This is probably the most in-depth and personal interviews we've received from the two thus far.
Tory Lanez Talks Ghostwriting, Drake, Meek Mill & Being Swavey
Just before his late night TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Tory Lanez stopped by The Cruz Show on L.A.'s Power 106. The interview began with Lanez attempting to describe the "swavey" sound that he seeks to purvey. He explains that the word is meant to signify "the genre of putting more than one genre together," and he went on to mention a few of his "swavey" counterparts.
Drake Sits Down With Toronto Raptors Commentators After Dropping "Summer Sixteen"
"A lot of wins out here," are Drake's first words during his guest appearance as a Toronto Raptors commentator during last night's game against the Pistons, and chances are, he was talking about more than just the Raps victory streak.