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In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn’t actually become one until 1970, they decided to begin pitting their champions against each other in an NFL-AFL World Championship Game right away. So on 1/15/67, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers faced… More »

The Meek Mill/Drake beef is over. It ended last year. Drake won. Everybody knows this. In fact, it’s been years since we’ve seen a high-profile rap feud end this conclusively. It’s not just conventional wisdom that Drake completely overwhelmed Meek. It’s practically historical fact. Even Meek Mill apologists (like, ahem, me) have to acknowledge that… More »

Pray for America. In the early weeks of 2016, a disturbing development has come to pass that exposes some dark truths about the US population. A figure from this country’s past, one who represents our culture’s basest instincts and poorest taste, has somehow bounced back from relative obscurity and risen to a new level of… More »

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Drake x Future Mixtape What A Time To Be Alive Out Tomorrow

Rumors of an impending Drake/Future joint mixtape have been circling for about a week now, but rumors and hints are all we've gotten -- until…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 2:02 pm
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The Week In Pop: The 18 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of The Fall

We've been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music's biggest names, and it's looking like many of them will finally arrive…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm
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Watch Sam Smith & Disclosure Cover Drake’s “Hotline Bling”

At first, Drake's airy booty-call lament "Hotline Bling" seemed like a total throwaway track, the type of thing that he'd play once on his Beats…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 10:09 am
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Lil Wayne Says He’s Still A Better Rapper Than Drake: “I Annihilate That Guy”

In 2009, when Lil Wayne signed Drake to Young Money, Weezy was finishing up an incredible half-decade run during which he earned his self proclaimed…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2015 - 4:19 pm
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Watch Drake & Norm Kelly Join Future At Ryerson University

For the past couple of days, the internet has been abuzz with rumors of a surprise Drake x Future mixtape that's supposedly about to drop.
Peter Helman | September 12, 2015 - 12:27 pm

The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
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The Weeknd’s New Album Debuts At #1 With Second Biggest Sales Week Of 2015

Too bad the Weeknd can't feel his face, because news of his new album's first week sales would definitely cause him to smile. Today Billboard
Caitlin White | September 8, 2015 - 5:32 pm
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Hear Drake Freestyle Over The Weeknd & Kanye West’s “Tell Your Friends”

Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib are continuing to use their OVO Sound Radio Beats 1 show as a place to debut new material. Last…
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 11:41 am
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Majid Jordan – “My Love” (Feat. Drake) Video

Majid Jordan are one of those acts floating in the outer circles of OVO's solar system who may or may not end up exerting their…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 5:28 pm

Apple Blocks Tidal From Streaming Drake’s Lil’ Weezyana Performance

Last night, on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil Wayne held his first annual Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. As MissInfo points out,…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
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The Week In Pop: JoJo, A Pop Star For The Post-Hits Era

"Remember JoJo?" To most of the Western world, that's a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 4:47 pm
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Future – “Where Ya At” (Feat. Drake) Video

Future's great new album DS2 debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart last month, and now he's just debuted the video for the Drake-featuring cut…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2015 - 8:33 pm
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Puff Daddy Says He Originally Asked Drake To Ghostwrite “0 To 100″ For Him

Last winter, Puff Daddy and Drake reportedly brawled and beefed over the Boi-1Da beat for "0 To 100 / The Catch Up." Initially, Puff claimed…
Caitlin White | August 17, 2015 - 11:42 am
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Drake Shares Statement About OVO Fest Shooting Victims

A shooter opened fire at an afterparty for Drake's OVO Fest last week in Toronto, killing two people. Drake shared a statement on the OVO…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 5:39 pm
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The Week In Pop: Jordin Sparks Makes The Leap

Historically, American Idol has had trouble producing American idols. The pioneering series was a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon, but you can finish rattling off…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2015 - 4:36 pm
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Drake’s If You’re Reading This Is First Million-Selling Album Released in 2015

Following in Taylor Swift's footsteps, Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late has become the second album in 2015 to sell over 1 million…
James Rettig | August 10, 2015 - 5:34 pm
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Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) (Skepta Remix)”

For the past couple of weeks, Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib have been using their Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio to premiere some
Peter Helman | August 8, 2015 - 7:59 pm
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Swell Content: Speedy Ortiz On Donald Trump, Lenny Kravitz, Drake, & Other Hot Topics

Speedy Ortiz played not one, not two, but three shows in San Francisco yesterday. After their Outside Lands festival set, they did a stripped-down performance…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 8, 2015 - 5:06 pm
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Meek Mill Is Still Trying To Take Drake Down

At this point, Drake has definitively won his feud with Meek Mill, but Meek is not willing to accept that yet. A few nights ago,…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2015 - 9:55 am
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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Makes His Stand-Up Comedy Debut With Jokes About Kanye, Drake, & Caitlyn Jenner

What happens when a rapper becomes a comedian? He makes jokes about other rappers! Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, made his stand-up debut at Montreal's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 5, 2015 - 5:47 pm
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