Doja Cat promotes ‘rave’ culture while discussing her new album

Doja Cat has been inspired by 1990s German rave music for her new album. The “Kiss Me More” hitmaker is working on her fourth record – the follow-up to 2021 LP Planet Her — and admitted the “challenge” she and her collaborators are facing is taking their “many ideas” and making them “consistent.” Speaking to […]

The BET Hip Hop Awards nominations are in and Drake is leading

Drake leads the BET Hip Hop Awards 2022 nominations with 14. The 35-year-old rapper will go up against Ye West, who has 10 nods, in several categories, including the coveted Hip Hop Artist of the Year. Drake and Kanye will face stiff competition in the category from Cardi B, Doja Cat, Future, Kendrick Lamar, and […]

LeBron James and Drake are being sued over Black hockey documentary

Two of the biggest stars in their respective careers are being sued after allegedly stealing the rights to a movie about a segregated hockey league. On Sept. 5, “TMZ” obtained documents stating Lebron James and Drake are being sued for $10 million by Billy Hunter, who is the former head of the NBA players union. […]

Drake gets a new hairstyle; social media has jokes (photos)

Social media is having some fun with Drake‘s new look. The artist uploaded his new hairstyle on Instagram, which sparked an immediate reaction. First, came the jokes. Then, came the memes. Drake has tried plenty of different of hairstyles throughout his career to signal different eras. He’s gone from lowcut fades to the heart-part for […]

Drake reunites with woman he name-dropped in popular song

If you remember Drake’s song “In My Feelings,” where he says “Kiki, do you love me,” then you’ll be happy to know that she actually exists. Drake brought out Keshia Chantè during the OVO Fest, who has been rumored to be Kiki in the song “In My Feelings.” The rapper also revealed something his fans […]

How Nineteen85 quietly carried music for a decade

Some of the music industry’s heaviest hitters were in the LVRN office on July 25 ,from LVRN co-founder Justice Baiden to members of the AM PR Group – the same Los Angeles-based group that works with Issa Rae. In the office’s lounge area were consultant Paige Addison and a fairly soft-spoken man who wears his […]

Why Drake is relaxed and happy

Drake is “having fun” with Suede Brooks. The 35-year-old “God’s Plan” rapper — who has 4-year-old son Adonis with former fling Sophie Brussaux — has this week been snapped enjoying a yacht trip around St. Tropez with the 20-something YouTuber. And friends of the hip-hop superstar are said to be hoping the pair end up […]

Intruder arrested at Drake’s mansion reveals a secret about the rapper

On July 19, it was reported that a man trespassed on Drake’s property near Beverly Hills on July 15 and claimed to be the rapper’s son. The cops were called to the mansion after an employee saw someone near the pool house. When the police questioned the 23-year-old, he claimed that Drake was his dad […]

Amazon drops trailer for ‘Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby’

Amazon and Lil Baby recently dropped the trailer for a new documentary on the rapper’s life titled Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby. Directed by Karam Gill, the film chronicles the hip-hop star’s ascension from someone who scoffed at the idea of rapping, to now being recognized as a leader of his generation in the […]

Drake planning 3-day music event in Toronto ahead of OVO Fest

Drake used Instagram to announce a three-day event, October World Weekend, which will take place between July 28 and 29, and on Aug. 1 at various venues in Toronto. It will see Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj perform in a Young Money reunion on Aug.1. Chris Brown and Lil Baby will take to the stage […]

New music Friday: Chris Brown, Lil Nas X, and Big Blanco deliver for their fans

With the recent wave of house music hitting the scene with Drake and Beyoncé, other artists are sticking to what they know. Big Blanco released his song “It’s Still So Hard,” featuring Ricco Barrino. When a new face emerges on the hip-hop scene, the first thing everyone wants to know is if they’re hot and it […]

Drake surprised fans with ‘Honestly, Nevermind’; Is it good?

Drake just gave his fans a surprise with the release of his seventh album, Honestly, Nevermind, and it feels like he is making the music he wants to make. The danceable rhythms is a pocket he is comfortable with and it allows him to be a vulnerable as he wants to be. Drake is easily […]

Is ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’ Kendrick Lamar’s greatest work?

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar has proven many times over that he is a different caliber of emcee. His album run over the last decade gives credence to that. As an artist, he allows himself to evolve and he unselfishly shares with his supporters. His latest offering, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers is a well-balanced meal in a […]

Kanye West and Drake’s feud had Kendrick Lamar reflecting on his life

Kendrick Lamar released his much-anticipated album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers on May 13, and he already had people talking about one of the songs titled “Father Time,” in which he named-dropped Drake and Ye West. The song is centered around having father issues and how it’s fueled and hurt Lamar over his lifetime. It […]

Drake is now the artist with the most No.1 debuts on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart

Until his latest hit with Future, “Wait for U,” shot to the top of the U.S. chart, Drake was tied with K-Pop boy band for top billing on the charts. However, he now has six No.1 debuts to his name, with “Wait for U” joining “God’s Plan,” “Nice for What,” “Toosie Slide,” “What’s Next” and […]

Drake re-signs with Universal Music Group for deal worth millions

UMG’s chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has confirmed Drake inked an “expansive, multi-faceted deal” covering “recordings, publishing, merchandise and visual media projects” during the firm’s latest earnings call. Variety reports that the deal was signed off in 2021, and a source told the publication it’s “Lebron-sized”. The 35-year-old hip-hop star who has sold more than 37 […]

Drake’s recent Instagram post has fans excited

Drake has hinted new music is on the way. The “God’s Plan” rapper recently took to his Instagram Story to share a snap from the studio, sparking speculation he’s working on his first new music since 2021’s Certified Lover Boy. The studio teaser comes after Nicki Minaj revealed she “discussed” having Drake executive produce her new album. The […]

Drake shows off new braids (photos)

Rap’s reigning sales king Drake has donned many looks during his illustrious, record-breaking music career. But this latest look took his fans by surprise, and it delighted many of them as well. The 35-year-old Certified Lover Boy flexed before his 104 million Instagram followers by flossing his braids for the first time in his storied […]

Drake asking for alleged stalker’s restraining order petition to be dropped

Drake is the subject of an application from Mesha Collins, who filed for protection against the 35-year-old singer days after a court threw out her $4 billion lawsuit accusing the star of invasion of privacy. The judge has denied a request for a temporary restraining order but set a date for a hearing for the […]

Nicki Minaj is looking to give Drake a special role on her next project

Nicki Minaj and Drake have collaborated repeatedly over the years; including on the tracks “Make Me Proud,” “Only,” “No Frauds” and “Seeing Green,” and, more recently, “Papi’s Home” from Drake’s latest LP Certified Lover Boy. Minaj told fans during a Twitter Q+A over the weekend that Drake could have a special role for her follow-up […]