Posts tagged "Drake"

2013 MTV Video Music Awards: Watch The Performances

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards may be over, but now we can go back and relive the performances and figure out how they hold up separated from all the Pepsi commercials and Kevin Hart duds. No surprise, Lady Gaga kicked things off in theatrical fashion with her era-spanning "Applause" performance. She began dressed like an …
By: Carl Williott / August 26, 2013

2 Chainz Unveils ‘B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time’ Tracklist Features: Drake, Lil Wayne, Fergie & More

2 Chainz' B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, his follow-up to his 2012 debut Based On A T.R.U. Story, is shaping up to be a banger — at least according to the official tracklist the MC revealed on Instagram. Out on September 10, the album includes the reggae-tinged …
By: Bianca Gracie / August 23, 2013

Drake Reveals Dual Cover Artwork For ‘Nothing Was The Same’

After pushing back by a week the release of third LP Nothing Was The Same (now out September 24), Drake revealed two versions of the album's cover artwork, both …
By: Carl Williott / August 22, 2013

Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Album Gets Pushed Back (But Only By A Week)

Additional details were only just revealed about Drake's upcoming third set Nothing Was The Same, but there's one crucial piece of new information that surfaced today: The album, originally scheduled for a September 17 release, has now been pushed back to September 24, according to Hits Daily Double (via Complex). The LP includes collaborations …
By: Sam Lansky / August 21, 2013

Drake Announces That He’ll Be Performing At 2013 MTV VMAs

Just when you thought the performance lineup for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards couldn't get any more major, Drake has announced on Twitter that he'll also be performing at the show. He'll be joining a plethora of his peers on the VMA stage including Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Robin …
By: Bianca Gracie / August 21, 2013

Ed Sheeran Is Christina Aguilera’s Team Advisor For ‘The Voice': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Now this is an unexpected duo. Ed Sheeran will be pairing up with Christina Aguilera as her team advisor for the upcoming season of The Voice! The singer/songwriter will appear on the battle round episodes on October 14 and 15. [Huffington Post] :: Beyonce was recently interviewed by the famous and super-cute Kid President in support of …
By: Bianca Gracie / August 20, 2013

Selena Gomez Says Writing Bieber Breakup Ballad “Love Will Remember” Was Liberating: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Selena Gomez revealed in a recent interview with Saturday Night Online that she had trouble recording the Stars Dance tracks "Love Will Remember" and "Forget Forever" because of their emotional subject matter tied to her break up with Justin Bieber.  “Obviously, ‘Love Will Remember’ is a personal song to me and I don’t really need to say …
By: Patrick Bowman / August 19, 2013

Drake Confirms ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Guests: Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Hudson Mohawke

Drake has been dropping tracks right and left, but firm details about his upcoming sophomore LP Nothing Was The Same have remained scarce, even as he's covered a litany of territory from the sensitive "Hold On We're Going Home" to the swagging "Started From The Bottom." But now! A fall albums preview in Rolling Stone reveals …
By: Sam Lansky / August 16, 2013

Dev Hynes Tackles Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home”: Listen

After premiering at radio last week, Drake's "Hold On We're Going Home," off his upcoming third studio album, is doing pretty well — currently sitting top 10 on the iTunes charts. The R&B/pop track has won over the hearts of millions, …
By: Adam Pyarali / August 15, 2013

Drake Covers ‘XXL’ Magazine, Finally Addresses Those Amanda Bynes’ ‘Ugly’ Tweets

Drake is big ballin' on the cover of XXL magazine's September issue — wearing a chunky gold chain and bulky puffer jacker. The smooth MC opens up about his fears that new LP Nothing Was The Same might be overshadowed by competition from heavyweights like Jay Z and Kanye West saying: "I’ve never been …
By: Mike Wass / August 7, 2013

Watch Kanye West Take Over Drake’s OVO Fest With Surprise Performance

Kanye West is a few weeks away from another statement performance at the MTV VMAs, so it seems he's popping up at more and more gigs to get himself into playing shape. After …
By: Carl Williott / August 6, 2013

Drake Gets Sensitive On “Hold On We’re Going Home”: Hear The Hip-Hop Departure

Well, the title Nothing Was The Same represents truth in advertising. Drake has premiered new cut "Hold On We're Going Home," and it's a blissful pop ballad that in no way could be considered hip-hop or rap. We all know Drizzy can bust out a few bars of straight-up singing, but here he's in sensitive crooner mode …
By: Carl Williott / August 6, 2013

Drake Snatched “All Me” From Big Sean’s Album

Drake's "All Me" almost landed on Big Sean's forthcoming Hall Of Fame, but it looks like Drizzy pulled rank on the G.O.O.D. Music rapper and claimed it for himself. Sean told MTV that he had recorded a verse for …
By: Carl Williott / August 2, 2013

Drake’s “All Me” Featuring Big Sean & 2 Chainz: Hear The New Song

Drake dropped a new song from his forthcoming Nothing Was The Same set, due out September 17 — and surprise! It's a vaguely gloomy, simultaneously self-lacerating and self-congratulatory song about the vicissitudes of privilege and autonomy. In brief, it's still hard to be Drake. It's nice that he's been able to generate such a distinctive artistic …
By: Sam Lansky / August 1, 2013

Simon Cowell Will Be A Dad For The First Time: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Simon Cowell is going to be a dad! NYC socialite Lauren Silverman is said to be pregnant with his child but here's the catch — she is still legally married to Cowell's best friend, Andrew Silverman. Taking a page out of the Kardashian book, perhaps? [Celebuzz] :: In other, less controversial news, American …
By: Bianca Gracie / August 1, 2013

Jay Z, Drake & Kendrick Lamar Don’t Make True Hip-Hop, Says Former Reality TV Star

Public Enemy's Chuck D and Flavor Flav sat down with Gigwise to discuss the state of hip-hop, and Flav lobbed what is, on its surface, a pretty scandalous critique at Jay Z, Drake, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar and a few other current hip-hop stalwarts. Basically, the former Flavor Of Love star alleged …
By: Carl Williott / July 31, 2013

Drake Added To iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup

That 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival lineup doesn't have enough talent for you? Sure, makes sense: It's only Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Avril Lavigne, fun., Bruno Mars, Adam Lambert, Maroon 5, Miguel, Ke$ha, Jason Derulo and Elton John in one place, after all. Basically, a whole lot of "Who?" and "Nope, I don't know her." And now! There's even more wattage added to the lineup, with Drake announced …
By: Sam Lansky / July 31, 2013

Drake & The Weeknd Reunite In The Studio, Plot “SCARY TINGS”

Drake posed with The Weeknd during a July 27 recording session in Toronto, to show how an Instagram shot (above) can be a thousand words, too. Their reunion follows persistent rumors that once-frequent collaborators decided to part ways for good, after The Weekend passed up a spot on Drake's October's Very Own roster and instead …
By: Christina Lee / July 28, 2013

Timbaland Apologizes To Chris Brown Over Aaliyah Duet Diss

Timbaland is on an apology offensive these days. The super-producer revealed he wrote an apology song for Jay-Z regarding their early aughts falling out, and now Tim is telling Chris Brown he's sorry for indirectly slamming …
By: Carl Williott / July 26, 2013

I Got You Babe!: The 12 Best Duets By Real-Life Musical Couples From The Past 20 Years

Musicians have been dating each other for decades, and when they join together in the studio, the results are pretty magical. One of the first mainstream pop duets performed by a real-life couple was 1965's "I Got You Babe" by Sonny and Cher. This feel-good song has become the platform for the artists of today to create their …
By: Bianca Gracie / July 25, 2013
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