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

Views From the Sidewalk: The 6 God Smiles on Drake’s Pop-Up Shop

When Drake calls, his fans come running — literally. On my way to the rapper's Lower East Side pop-up shop yesterday, I almost got trampled on…
Megan Bradley / April 19, 2016

Drake Free Associates in the New ‘Views From the 6′ Trailer

Yesterday, Drake finally confirmed the release date of his eagerly awaited album Views From the 6. It's out April 29, and will reportedly be an Apple Music…
Anna Gaca / April 10, 2016

Hear Meek Mill Rap Over Drake’s ‘Summer Sixteen’ and Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ on ‘Trap Vibes’

Meek Mill might still be stuck under house arrest, but that hasn't stopped him from writing and recording. The Philly rapper dropped a new track…
Rachel Brodsky / April 6, 2016

Download Drake’s New Singles, ‘One Dance’ and ‘Pop Style,’ Right Now

Update 3: Drake has announced that Views From the 6 will be released April 29, Pitchfork reports. Reportedly, the entire album will be an Apple Music exclusive.
Brennan Carley / April 5, 2016

Taylor Swift Raps Drake’s Entire ‘Jumpman’ Verse for Apple Music Ad

Update: Swift has just released a second Apple Music ad, in which she mimes Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle" but does not fall off of a treadmill.
Brennan Carley / April 1, 2016

PARTYNEXTDOOR Releases Drake-Featuring Ballad ‘Come and See Me’

Last night, Drake and his OVO crew took over the FADER Fort (and the entirety of SXSW-related buzz) in Austin on the last day of…
Andrew Unterberger / March 20, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Five

A massive, city-wide festival like South By Southwest leaves a lot of room for surprises, whether it's a week of sweltering heat followed by a temperature…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2016

Drake Plays Surprise Set at SXSW

After a day of rumors that he would be appearing as the special guest at the FADER Fort at SXSW, Drake indeed showed up an…
Andrew Unterberger / March 19, 2016

Rihanna Puts Drake to ‘Work’ on Miami Stop of Her ‘ANTI’ Tour

South by Southwhat? Last night, Drake and Rihanna made news apart from the Austin, Texas music festival and conference going on this week by performing…
Harley Brown / March 16, 2016

Brush Up on Your Album Art History With These Clever Mashups

We've seen famous album covers with cats, famous album covers recreated by neonate girls, famous album covers with superheroes, and famous album covers interpreted in crumpled socks, but…
Anna Gaca / March 15, 2016

Hudson Mohawke Claims Kanye West and Drake Haven’t Paid Him for Beats

Hudson Mohawke is alleging that superstar rappers Kanye West and Drake have not paid him the money they owe for several beats the Glasgow producer created for…
James Grebey / March 14, 2016
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