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VMAs 2014 Videos, GIFs, Vines, & Winners List

Tonight, MTV’s Video Music Awards go down at the Forum in Inglewood, California. This year, the pre-ceremony preparations and parties have been unusually calamitous: Nicki Minaj’s backup dancer was bit by an anaconda, Iggy Azalea fell off the stage, and Suge Knight got shot! So we can only hope things go more smoothly when the… More »

By: Stereogum / August 24, 2014 - 8:34 pm

Hear Part Of Drake’s “Views From The 6″

Part of a new Drake song has leaked. It’s called “Views From The 6,” which is also the name of his new album that’s due out next year. The song was leaked with a verse from unknown rapper E Batt attached, who says on Twitter that he didn’t leak the song and was asked to… More »

By: James Rettig / August 24, 2014 - 3:29 pm

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda” Video (Feat. Drake)

Nicki Minaj’s “Baby Got Back”-sampling new single “Anaconda” now has a provocative video to go with it. Alternating between a jungle and rave girl theme, Minaj makes it clear she’s queen of both realms. Featuring a healthy amount of twerking, some bananas spinning around on a turntable, and — in what’s becoming the norm for… More »

By: James Rettig / August 20, 2014 - 12:33 am

PARTYNEXTDOOR – “Recognize” (Feat. Drake) Video

OVO-affiliate PARTYNEXTDOOR has released a video for his Drake-assisted track “Recognize” from his EP that came out last month. The Liam MacRae-directed video follows PND up and down the Los Angeles coastline and in a dimly lit barcade, where Drake does his verse in front of a pool table. Watch below. More »

By: James Rettig / August 13, 2014 - 9:47 pm

iLoveMakonnen – “Tuesday (Remix)” (Feat. Drake)

Club Going Up On A Tuesday” is a regional hit from the Atlanta sing-rapper iLoveMakonnen, one of those songs that’s just starting to bubble on the internet. That means it’s exactly the sort of song that Drake is going to suddenly jump on. Drake’s got a pattern of throwing verses on every new, blowing-up thing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 12, 2014 - 9:31 am

Drake Earns The Toronto Raptors A $25K NBA Fine

Last year, the Toronto Raptors named Drake as their official Global Ambassador. Up until now, his most notable moment in that position came when he frantically lint-rolled his pants while sitting courtside at a playoff game this spring. But last week, Drake cost his team $25,000, thanks to some comments he made from the stage… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 11, 2014 - 4:41 pm

Lil Wayne – “Grindin'” (Feat. Drake)

Lil Wayne and Drake teamed up a few months ago for Wayne’s single “Believe Me,” and they’ll head out on a co-headlining tour later tonight, so maybe it’s not a surprise to hear them on a song together again. “Grindin'” is another single from Wayne’s forthcoming Tha Carter V, allegedly his final album, and it… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 8, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Watch Lauryn Hill, Usher, 50 Cent Join Drake At OVO Fest

Every year, Drake brings his guest-heavy OVO Festival to his Toronto hometown, and this year’s edition, which ended at Molson Canadian Amphitheater last night, had a more nostalgic theme than previous years. OutKast headlined the first of the festival’s two nights. And while Drake’s headlining set last night featured a ton of his contemporaries –… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 5, 2014 - 10:07 am

Watch Drake Appear In A Sketch With Chris Brown, Sing Frozen‘s “Let It Go” As Manny Pacquiao, Blow In Lance Stephenson’s Ear, & More At The ESPYS

Drake is hosting ESPN’s annual sports awards show the ESPYS tonight, and he got off to a rocky start. First, nobody seemed to be laughing at his monologue despite some genuinely funny cracks. Regarding his buddy Johnny Manziel, a notorious party animal: “Right before I came out here, I got a text from him asking… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 16, 2014 - 10:13 pm

Polaris Shortlist 2014: Arcade Fire, Mac DeMarco, Drake

The Polaris Music Prize is one of the only music awards that tends to get it right. The award is given out annually to what is deemed by a large voting pool to be the best Canadian album. We already posted the longlist which had a ton of good stuff, but now they’ve narrowed it… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 15, 2014 - 11:52 am

Drake Announces New Album Title

Drake’s fourth album hasn’t even been recorded yet, but Billboard reports that it already has a name. Views From The 6 — which will be out Spring 2015 if the outro from “0 To 100/The Catch Up” is to be believed — might be a reference to Toronto’s 416 and 647 area codes, Billboard speculates,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 15, 2014 - 11:21 am

PARTYNEXTDOOR – “Recognize” (Feat. Drake)

PARTYNEXTDOOR is a Toronto R&B singer and producer and a part of Drake’s OVO Sound label, and he’s just announced plans to release his new 12-song EP Two, an early step in the global-takeover plan that Drake laid out on “0 To 100/The Catch Up.” Drake will be the only guest on Two; he show… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 15, 2014 - 8:15 am

Drake Responds To Tennis Star’s Diss, Weighs In On LeBron In ESPYs Teleconference

Drake is hosting ESPN’s annual sports awards show, the ESPYS, on Wednesday night, and he gave a teleconference about it this afternoon. During the 20-minute call, Drake said he’ll be doing more celebrity impressions after doing some killer impersonations on SNL earlier this year. He also said he would be performing music during Wednesday’s broadcast… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 11, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Kanye Fills In For Drake At Wireless Festival

Kanye West stepped in for Drake at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London after Drake had to pull out due to an illness that made him “not physically fit to fly or deliver the performance [his] fans expect and deserve.” Kanye, who had headlined the festival the previous night, played through pretty much the exact… More »

By: James Rettig / July 6, 2014 - 3:29 pm

The Week In Pop: Robin Thicke’s Paula Is Pitiful, But Don’t Pity Him

“Blurred Lines” did a lot of good for Robin Thicke. It made him a household name (and hashtag!), gave him his first #1 single, and basically secured his place in the fabric of pop culture for the rest of his life. But the song, its salacious video, and all the attendant success and controversy –… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 26, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Noah “40” Shebib Talks Gear And Reflects On His Success

Gearheads, man! Always getting so emotional about their gear. As someone who’s played guitar since fifth grade and hacked away in multiple bands over the years, I’ve never developed the appreciation for musical equipment that sets certain creative minds on fire. But producers are gearheads almost by default, and Noah “40” Shebib, the sonic architect… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 16, 2014 - 5:20 pm

Watch The Greatest Moment Of Drake’s Life At Warehouse Live During His Houston Appreciation Weekend

This whole weekend has been “Houston Appreciation Weekend” for Drake, whose been hanging out in the city that was instrumental to his rise to fame, mainly because Lil Wayne invited him to play there and tour with him back in 2008. Since then, he’s been a frequent visitor and has name-dropped the city in a… More »

By: James Rettig / June 15, 2014 - 5:13 pm

Watch Drake Get Terrible Advice From SNL‘s Vanessa Bayer

In the Season 2 premiere of Above Average’s weekly web series Sound Advice, Drake proves that not even the massively successful are immune to terrible counsel. The series features Saturday Night Live firecracker Vanessa Bayer as a PR consultant gone sour, dishing some ill-conceived advice to stars teetering between irritation and incredulity. Ever the gentleman,… More »

By: Sadaaf Mamoon / June 11, 2014 - 8:16 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week’s 5 Best Songs is populated by two artists who are never far from this column, two who have never before been featured here but whose respective catalogs reach back to the turn of the millennium, and one with a producer credit on a recent Best Song, appearing here under his own name for… More »

By: Stereogum / June 6, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Drake – “0 To 100/The Catch Up”

Last night, while many of his rap A-list peers were sharing stages at Hot 97’s annual Summer Jam show, Drake threw a monster of a new song up online. His new “0 To 100/The Catch Up,” as the title implies, is really two songs in one, and it’s six straight minutes of hard-strutting world-takeover talk,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 2, 2014 - 9:22 am
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