Drake

Drake Finally Releases the Official Version of the Kanye West-Produced ‘You Know, You Know’

Out of Drake's vault comes the previously unreleased, Kanye West-produced cut "You Know, You Know." The track, now officially available for the first time on Drake's…
Brian Josephs / August 25, 2016

PARTYNEXTDOOR Is Boring

PARTYNEXTDOOR's P3 somehow becoming one of the summer's most talked-about albums is a noteworthy achievement, especially when you consider how much the singer/producer had to live up to after…
Brian Josephs / August 19, 2016

Watch Drake Bring Out Eminem to Do ‘Forever’ in Detroit

Following a Taylor Swift-worthy cavalcade of surprise guests on this tour (Kanye, Rihanna, J. Cole, Cam'ron, Fat Joe), Drake brought out the self-described "greatest rapper…
Dan Weiss / August 17, 2016

YG Rides Around Shining in the New Video for ‘Why You Always Hatin’?’ With Drake, Kamaiyah, and Ty Dolla $ign

Kamaiyah gets her foot rubbed. YG transfers from helicopter to candy-colored car. Drake and Ty Dolla $ign take turns riding around with him. The video…
Dan Weiss / August 15, 2016

Drake Takes Shots at Hot 97 By Calling His Summer Sixteen Concert the ‘Real Summer Jam’

How could Drake end his four-night stand at Madison Square Garden without sending a parting shot at recent foe Hot 97? The 6 God ended his…
Brian Josephs / August 9, 2016

Drake Made a Surprise Appearance at Mad Decent Block Party in Brooklyn

Drake's been in New York for a few days now, completing a four-night run of his Summer Sixteen tour with Future (and at times stirring…
Rachel Brodsky / August 8, 2016

Funkmaster Flex Says Drake’s Team Gave His Reference Track to Meek Mill

When Meek Mill accused Drake of using a ghostwriter for his guest verse on "R.I.C.O.," he set off one of last year's biggest hip-hop dramas and fired up a beef that…
Anna Gaca / August 7, 2016

Did Drake Actually Say ‘F**k Hot 97’ in Madison Square Garden Show?

In Frank Ocean's conspicuous absence, Drake was responsible for Thursday night's biggest headline when he bluntly dissed Hot 97 radio fixture Funkmaster Flex. To add…
Brian Josephs / August 5, 2016

2 Chainz Drops New Mixtape ‘Daniel Son; Necklace Don’

Pride of ATL 2 Chainz continues his post-#METIME short-mixtape streak of Freebase and Felt Like Cappin' with the just-released Daniel Son; Necklace Don, which also…
Dan Weiss / August 5, 2016

Drake Brought Out Kanye West, Rihanna, Future, French Montana at OVO Fest

Drake capped OVO Fest off last night with a number of guest appearances, including Rihanna (again), Kanye West, tourmate Future, and French Montana. During last…
Rachel Brodsky / August 2, 2016

Rihanna Joins Drake for ‘Work,’ ‘Too Good’ at OVO Fest

Drake hosted his seventh annual OVO Fest over the weekend, taking place at Air Canada's Centre in Toronto. During his set, the OVO chief brought out Rihanna…
Rachel Brodsky / August 1, 2016

Meet Your New Golf Announcers in French Montana and Drake’s ‘No Shopping’ Video

The PGA Championship is this weekend, and tooling around in a golf cart that isn't yours is one of life's simple pleasures. Just ask French Montana and…
Anna Gaca / July 30, 2016

Kanye West Takes Victory Lap at Drake Show: ‘Can’t Nobody Talk S**t About ‘Ye No More!’

You knew Kanye West was gonna show up at some point this summer to peacock about gaining the unequivocal upper hand in his long-running standoff…
Andrew Unterberger / July 28, 2016

The MTV VMAs Have Officially Surrendered to the Stars

This year's MTV Video Music Awards nominations have just been announced, and the five candidates for Video of the Year were easier to predict than the…
Andrew Unterberger / July 26, 2016

MTV VMA 2016 Nominees: Beyoncé, Adele, Drake, Kanye West, and More

MTV has announced the nominees for 2016's Video Music Awards. Beyoncé is already looking to be a big winner this year, with 11 nods for…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Sia’s ‘Cheap Thrills’ Takes the Hot 100 Top Spot from Drake’s ‘One Dance’

Drake finally takes a long-overdue L as his Summer Sixteen tour gets rolling: "One Dance" is no longer the No. 1 song in the country. Sia's…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Absolutely ‘No Shopping’ for French Montana and Drake

French Montana appeared on last night's edition of OVO Sound Radio to premiere "No Shopping," his new Murda Beatz-produced collaboration with the OVO boss himself,…
Anna Gaca / July 17, 2016

Drake Pens Open Letter in Response to Alton Sterling’s Killing

Today, 37-year-old African-American Alton Sterling — a father, a husband — is displayed on the Daily News front cover, splayed on the concrete bloodied and dying after…
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

2016, the Worst Year for Album Sales Since the Last One

There's been plenty of notable records released this year, but seemingly no amount of great music can fix the industry's declining album sales. Billboard and Nielsen Music (formerly…
Anna Gaca / July 6, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016
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