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Lil Wayne has debuted the first single from the upcoming Tha Carter V, which he says is his last solo album before retirement. On "Believe Me," he teams up with fellow Young Money crew member Drake…   Read Story »
Last week cameras caught Toronto Raptors global ambassador Drake vigorously lint-rolling his pants while courtside during a Raptors playoff game. As Twitter rushed to mock him for this quizzical turn…   Read Story »
A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as its own. This wasn't the first time rhythm &…   Read Story »
We at Stereogum have the UK on the brain this week. And while there's a big difference between "Britpop" and "British pop," this seems like an appropriate time to point out just how many singers from…   Read Story »
Drake is taking his position of "global ambassador" for the Toronto Raptors seriously, especially now that the Raptors are in the NBA playoffs and not doing terribly. (The Raptors beat the Brooklyn…   Read Story »
After Owen Pallett's deconstruction of Katy Perry, Daft Punk, and Lady Gaga, there seems to be a new trend in which everyone wants to explain in tedious detail why pop music is so enticing in some…   Read Story »
Two days ago, we learned that Drake would host this year's edition of the ESPYs, ESPN's sports awards show. And last night, Drake himself showed up on Jimmy Kimmel Live to take part in a recurring…   Read Story »
In the past few years, Drake has made a habit out of showing up in the locker rooms of famous athletes, posing for photos, and trying to be their friend, often to the point where he makes himself…   Read Story »
This week was all about surprises for us and that's reflected in the best songs of the week. There's the obvious literal one in those late-night drunk dials we've all been getting from Drake, but…   Read Story »
Yesterday, with no context or forewarning, Drake shared a shit-talk-happy new song called "Draft Day." And very late last night, he gave us another song, one that shows a different side of him. He'd…   Read Story »