Tyga Takes Shots At PartyNextDoor & Kylie Jenner, Who Have Been Hanging Out
Within 24 hours of breaking up with Tyga, Kylie Jenner had moved on to kicking it with PartyNextDoor. PartyNextDoor posted a photo to his Instagram in which they compared watches to see who's had a higher density of encrusted jewels. “Diamond battles with @KylieJenner,” he captioned the pic.
Alleged PartyNextDoor Reference Tracks For Drake's "Legend" & "Company" Surface
A few days back, we heard the original reference track for Rihanna's #1 hit, "Work," sung by one of its co-writers, PartyNextDoor, and while we were happy to sit with that for a while, it seems that the track was just a signal that the floodgates had opened, with a number of unreleased PND records making their way online today.
Full PartyNextDoor Reference Track For Rihanna's "Work" Surfaces
It takes a village to raise a child, and sometimes, it takes a village to write a hit song.
Future Hints At Feature On Drake's "Views From The 6"
Five. More. Days. This Friday, if all goes according to plan, Drake will release his fourth studio album, Views from the 6. As if there wasn't enough anticipation already surrounding the release, the man with whom Drake teamed up for What a Time to Be Alive has just hinted that he will make appearance on Views.
14 Artists That Drake Co-Signed
A Drake co-sign will put you on the map, straight up. It's happened for many artists over the past half-decade or so. The Weeknd was only brought into the mainstream spotlight when Drake appeared on his sophomore mixtape Thursday. Migos stock skyrocketed after Drizzy jumped on "Versace." Even the likes of dancehall star Popcaan has been able to crossover into the American mainstream after garnering attention from Drake.
Top Tracks: March 28 - April 3
Although they haven't rapped on a track with each other since 2009's "Forever," Drake and Kanye West are usually placed side-by-side in the upper echelon of hip hop's current stars, the ones who have the potential to "break the internet" when they drop surprise material.
Kyrie Irving Says Kehlani Didn't Cheat On Him
Though the details are still murky, it appears that social media slander accusing Kehlani of cheating on Kyrie Irving with PartyNextDoor was the cause of her apparent suicide attempt. In since deleted tweets, Kyrie Irving claimed that he and Kehlani were not together when PND posted a picture
Kehlani: "Social Media Is The Goddamn Devil"
[Update: Kehlani Thanks Fans For Their Support On Instagram] It appears Kehlani is in a much better space mentally following last night's scare. Just moments ago she reactivated her IG account and made her first post by thanking fans for their support in this difficult time. She wrote in the caption: “thank you for the love. everyone's fighting things people know nothing about. healthy, home, & with ppl who love me. thank you 4 all support. all God. Will b taking space ✌🏼” Peep the IG post below.
Kehlani Hospitalized After Trying To Commit Suicide
On Monday morning, PartyNextDoor sent shockwaves throughout the internet when he posted a picture of him and his ex girlfriend, Kehlani, holding hands in bed together.
PartyNextDoor Posts Instagram Picture With Kehlani From His Bed
UPDATE: It's unclear if Irving's latest Instagram post is a direct response to all the madness going on in his mentions today, though it certainly could be. He put up a picture of a Middle Eastern symbol known as the hamsa, often used in jewelry and wall hangings. The hamsa is said to be a protector against the "evil eye," and Irving could definitely use some of its powers right now.
Top Tracks: March 21 - 27
The top tracks lists of the last few weeks got a little stale, with some songs (Drake's "Summer Sixteen," Travi$ Scott's "Uber Everywhere" remix, Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz's "Gotta Lotta") appearing week after week without much in the way of competition showing up to unseat them. Well, that changes this week, where the top nine tracks on the site are all newcomers.
Quavo & PartyNextDoor Get In The Studio; Hear Snippet Of New Track
Quavo has been popping up on some excellent collabs this year, including those with his close ATL affiliates like Young Thug and Lil Yachty.
Staff Picks Playlist (March 25)
After a mini-lull in the hip-hop game, shit really got lit this week, especially last night at midnight, when Young Thug finally released Slime Season 3. Though it's only comprised of eight tracks, it's easily one of the year's hottest front-to-back listens. And three of those tracks have been snagged for this week's Staff Picks playlist. With beats by Allen Ritter ("Drippin"), Mike Will Made-It ("With Them"), and London on da Track ("Digits"), combined with some of the most inspired flows of his career, Thug will be largely responsible for tonight's turn-up.
SXSW Polaroids: PartyNextDoor, Metro Boomin, Flatbush Zombies, Denzel Curry & More
We're back, with more goodness from SXSW. Exclusive interviews from our trip down South will continue to roll out in the forthcoming week, but to follow up our trip recap and photo diary, we've got some special Polaroids to be 100% accurate these are actually Fuji Instaxs, but you get the idea.
5 Things We Want From PartyNextDoor's "P3"
It's been a fast year for OVO so far, beginning with Drake's "Summer Sixteen." All eyes were directed toward Views from the 6, which is, finally, set to arrive next month. There hasn't been another taste of Views since, though OVO has kept its name out there with the release of the self-titled debut album from Majid Jordan as well as the signing of the anonymous R&B act dvsn.
PARTYNEXTDOOR and Jeremih Are Working On Music
When we spoke to Vinylz earlier this year, he cited Jeremih and PARTYNEXTDOOR as the two most efficient songwriters he'd ever worked with. Last night, Jeremih posted a picture of himself and PND collaborating in the studio, so one can only imagine the possibilities.
Top Tracks: March 14 - 20
Last week was definitely dominated by SXSW, with most of the rap world seeming like they were down in Austin either to perform, kick it with some of their equals in the game, or announce mixtapes in creative ways.
Watch Highlights Of Drake's Surprise Fader Fort Performance
The entire OVO Sound crew flew down from Toronto to Austin last night to crash the Fader Fort and put on a surprise label showcase. On the final night of SXSW, Fader's closing party featured performances by Jazz Cartier, Gallant, and Anderson. .Paak, before OVO came through and each of the label's acts took the stage, one by one.
PartyNextDoor's Reference Track For Rihanna's "Work" Surfaces Online
PartyNextDoor was one of the mastermind behind Rihanna and Drake's "Work," which is currently sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. PND wrote the lyrics; Sevn Thomas, Boi-1da, & Allen Ritter handled the production. Keke Palmer is known in some circles as the Queen of Snapchat, and she bolstered her Snapchat legend by sharing snippets from PND's "Work" reference track via the social media platform.
Behind The Beat: Vinylz
Anderson Hernandez grew up in Washington Heights, an area in New York City he says no one has ever come from before. After putting in a short time as an emcee, Hernandez fell in live with producing and never looked back. Against the wishes of his parents, he eventually dropped out of school to pursue music full time, and later earned their approval when they started hearing the songs he produced for Drake all over the radio.