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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

LeBron James – “Fuckwithmeyouknoigotit (Freestyle)”

Back in the mid-aughts, hip-hop mixtape culture was driven by MCs aiming to one-up each other by freestyling (or “freestyling”) on other people’s beats. Lil Wayne was the king of this particular conceit, and his effortless genius inspired seemingly every professional basketball player of note to drop some bars over a hit rap instrumental. Alle… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 1, 2014 - 5:42 pm

The Year In Molly

MDMA aka ecstasy aka Molly has a long, storied musical history and wizened drug rappers Danny Brown and Juicy J have been spearheading a new Molly movement since the dawn of the decade. But ever since spring 2012 — around the time Madonna named her album MDNA and Kanye rapped “Somethin’ ’bout Mary, she gone… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 18, 2013 - 9:04 am

Drake & Friends’ BBall Video

Drake performs on a two-story platform that is on fire, but it’s not any worse than Kanye West’s performance in absolute darkness, or Weezy’s refusal to even get up off the couch to deliver his verse, or Eminem’s 2002-sports-drink-commercial-soundstage. Good job, Hype Williams. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 23, 2009 - 10:35 am

Kanye, Weezy, Eminem, Drake Join Forces On “Forever”

Drake gets top billing in this six-minute collaboration for the soundtrack to More Than A Game, the forthcoming documentary about LeBron James, but it’s the long awaited union of Wayne and Slim Shady that makes this track especially curious. It’s always fun to hear the biggest talents in any genre on a single track (“SwaggerMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 27, 2009 - 11:29 am

Kanye Mocks Himself, Freestyles On SNL (And “Iran So Far” Digital Short)

Clearly, this couldn’t wait ’til Monday. Mr. West gamely mocks his much YouTube’d award show outbursts on Saturday Night Live’s Lebron James-hosted season premiere…

“It got champagne in it!”

After the jump, the live performance of “Champion” ending with a clumsy freestyle that’s ultimately brave and endearing despite the flub. He… More »

By: Stereogum / September 30, 2007 - 10:17 am