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Drake’s ‘One Dance’ Returns to the Top of the Hot 100

Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling" was hot enough to debut at No. 1, but not enough to stay at that spot for more than…
Brian Josephs / May 23, 2016

Here’s YG’s New Song with Drake and Kamaiyah, ‘Why You Always Hatin”

YG has a new song, "Why You Always Hatin'," with a guest verse from Drake and a surprise appearance by up-and-coming Oakland rapper Kamaiyah. The track was produced by…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

Drake Played ‘Never Have I Ever’ With Ellen DeGeneres

With the release of Views and his Saturday Night Live gig behind him, Drake is still out in the daylight on his press run. This time he stopped by the…
Brian Josephs / May 18, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Is Proof That ‘Views’ From the Top Ain’t So Bad

There’s a point where the leathers are so Italian, the bank accounts balloon so big, and the sheets’ thread count run so high that they’re…
Brian Josephs / May 16, 2016

Watch Drake Perform ‘One Dance’ and ‘Hype’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Drake was the musical guest and show host on this week's Saturday Night Live. In addition to an opening monologue where he sang about being…
Rachel Brodsky / May 15, 2016

Drake Plays Jimmy Fallon for the ‘Faceketball’ Championship of Late Night

Drake may have a new million-selling album to promote, but more importantly, he has a basketball team one game away from the Conference Finals to…
Andrew Unterberger / May 13, 2016

Drake Finally Gets His First Lead Artist No. 1 With ‘One Dance’

Hip-hop fans spent the past two weeks begrudgingly accepting that Desiigner's "Panda" was the No. 1 song in the country, but this week, the Future knockoff…
Brian Josephs / May 9, 2016

Drake and ’40’ Do an Hour-Long Nardwuar Interview

Forget selling a million first week, forget breaking streaming records, forget being the first non-athlete to win the NBA Finals MVP — give it a…
Andrew Unterberger / May 9, 2016

Why Feeling No Ways About Drake Is Best for All Involved

Aubrey Graham assumed pop’s pole position on the strength of two key phrases: "Best I ever had," a title he awards every girl he beds,…
Dan Weiss / May 6, 2016

Drake’s ‘Views’ Surpasses One Million Album Units Sold

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III was the last hip-hop album to surpass one million units sold in a single week, and that was back in 2008. For a while, it…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Drake Will Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ Later This Month

This season of Saturday Night Live will end with appearances from both a rapping drama geek and also a deadpanning Melbourne guitarist: Drake and Courtney Barnett, SPIN's…
Brian Josephs / May 4, 2016

Review: Drake Started From the Bottom, Now He’s Lonely at the Top on ‘Views’

Smack in the middle of Views, Drake does it: He drops a nearly perfect song. Suddenly, it doesn’t matter that his fourth studio album is…
Rebecca Haithcoat / May 3, 2016

Prince and Beyoncé Take a Combined 20 Spots on the Hot 100

Prince and Beyoncé ruled this week's Billboard Hot 100, sharing 20 spots amongst themselves.  The Purple One had a whopping eight tracks posthumously make the chart: "Purple Rain" (No.
Brian Josephs / May 2, 2016

Watch Drake Make Up for Raptors Loss With Performance Outside Toronto Stadium

It was a bad start to the night for fans gathered outside the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, who gathered to watch a broadcast of…
Andrew Unterberger / April 30, 2016

The Nine Corniest Lines on Drake’s ‘Views’

Last night, hundreds of thousands of twentysomethings walked to where the sea meets the land and cried as their lips quivered and their hearts trembled.
Brian Josephs / April 29, 2016

Drake’s ‘Views’: SPIN’s Impulsive Reviews

After nearly two years of teasing us, Drake finally released his fourth proper album, Views, last night. And after all that waiting, SPIN staffers and…
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2016

Drake and DMX: What Type of Games Are Being Played?

Kanye West offered a lot of explanations for that Internet-baiting line from "Famous," but only one of them — offered during a typical mid-February Twitter…
Andrew Unterberger / April 29, 2016

Download Drake’s ‘VIEWS’ Right Now

Drake's long-awaited, much-discussed VIEWS is officially out. The new LP — which was previously known as Views From the 6 — spans 20 tracks (among them:…
Kyle McGovern / April 28, 2016

Drake Unveils His ‘Views’ Track List

Brace yourself: We're getting a Drake album less than a week after Lemonade. Views (previously called Views From the 6, but referred to by Drake recently as just Views, so take…
Brian Josephs / April 27, 2016

Drake and Future Announce ‘Summer Sixteen’ Tour

Drake's long-anticipated Views From the 6 is set to drop in a few days, and last night the Toronto rapper shared the album's cover art…
Rachel Brodsky / April 25, 2016
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