Posts tagged "Drake"

JUNO Awards 2016 Nominations: Justin Bieber, Drake, Majical Cloudz, and More

The JUNO Awards, Canada's version of the Grammy Awards, have announced the nominations for their 2016 iteration, including Destroyer, Viet Cong, Justin Bieber, Majical Cloudz,…
Brennan Carley / February 2, 2016

Drake Recreates the ‘Hotline Bling’ Video Shoot for a T-Mobile Super Bowl Ad

Update: Get that money, Drizzy: The Canadian rapper is also featured in a #WeAreJordan commercial during this year's Super Bowl. You can watch that below.
Brennan Carley / February 2, 2016

Drake Surprise-Drops New Single, ‘Summer Sixteen’

Update: Following his premiere of new single "Summer Sixteen," Drake has confirmed on the latest episode of OVO Sound Radio that Views From the 6…
Rachel Brodsky / January 30, 2016

New Songs, Same Old Tracks: A Brief History of Rihanna Doing Underground Karaoke

As stunning as the "Rihanna covers Tame Impala" headlines were from the leak release of last night's ANTI, what was really jaw-dropping was actually listening…
Andrew Unterberger / January 28, 2016

Rihanna Was Making ‘Tropical House’ Before Justin Bieber — It’s Called Dancehall

On Wednesday morning, the world declared a "pop emergency" when Rihanna shared "Work," the Drake-assisted lead single off of her long-delayed, longer-awaited new album, ANTI. When Rolling Stone called the minutes-and-change radio rip of…
Harley Brown / January 27, 2016

Rihanna Just Dropped the Lead ‘Anti’ Single, ‘Work,’ Featuring Drake

Rihanna just dropped what she's calling the first single from her upcoming album Anti — suppose she's forgotten about "Four, Five Seconds," "American Oxygen," and "Bitch…
Brennan Carley / January 27, 2016

Stream J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League’s ‘Justice for All,’ Featuring Drake, Future, Rick Ross, and More

Tampa, Florida production group and DC Comics fans J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League (short for Just Undeniably Some of the Illest Composers Ever) have collaborated with some of the biggest rappers working…
Rachel Brodsky / January 26, 2016

Jimmy Fallon Impersonates Bob Dylan Singing Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’

Jimmy Fallon has a long love of impersonating famous musicians. Over the years he's parodied Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Morrison, Van Morrison,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 14, 2016

Drake Will Coach Team Canada at the 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Sure, you used to call him on his cell phone, but next month Drake is going to be the one calling... plays, as a coach…
James Grebey / January 14, 2016

Meek Mill Takes Aim at Drake on New ‘Dreamchasers 4′ Bars

Though 2015 is winding to a slow, sputtering close, Philly rapper Meek Mill seems to still be charged up about his summertime squabble with Drake…
Brennan Carley / December 28, 2015

Listen to Sondre Lerche’s Kicked-Up Cover of ‘Hotline Bling’

All we want for Christmas is... more "Hotline Bling" covers (and variations)? Sure, why not; besides, Sondre Lerche always covers songs for the holidays, as…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

Drake Is 2015’s Artist of the Year

As Jay Z did in 2001 — though under wildly different circumstances — Drake used the highest-profile beef of his career as a springboard to…
Andrew Unterberger / December 22, 2015

Every Future Song of 2015, Ranked

Future treated hip-hop like his own personal social media platform in 2015, firing off mixtapes, albums, one-offs, and guest verses the way that most people…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop's greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2015

Years & Years Stitched Together Katy Perry and Drake Tracks to Create ‘Dark Horse Bling’

"Hotline Bling" really is the meme of a song that won't die: During a performance for BBC's Live Lounge earlier today, electro-pop trio Years &…
Brennan Carley / December 15, 2015

Your Favorite Celebrities Turned ‘Hotline Bling’ Into a Dramatic Piece of Art

Sure, we've all danced to "Hotline Bling" while drunk in a bar at some point, but have we ever truly considered the pathos Drake brings…
James Grebey / December 15, 2015

Justin Bieber Showed Up at a California Bar to Cover Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’

Justin Bieber already has a remix of "Hotline Bling," but he apparently couldn't resist taking Drake's hit single to the stage. Playing what appears to be an impromptu…
Rachel Brodsky / December 14, 2015

Drake Fans Reportedly Beg for Meek Mill’s Arrest

Meek Mill is currently facing probation violation charges that stem from a 2008 gun-possession conviction. Though he already served eight months in prison, then another five months last year, now…
Rachel Brodsky / December 11, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

SPIN 2015 Exit Interviews: D.R.A.M.

For an artist who still doesn't even have a Wikipedia page, singer/rapper D.R.A.M.'s effect on the hip-hop world in 2015 was pretty far-reaching. His fleet-footed…
Andrew Unterberger / December 9, 2015
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