Posts tagged "Drake"

Drake Brings Out J. Cole at Austin City Limits, Announces Imminent ‘Hotline Bling’ Video

Drake made his headlining set at Austin City Limits count on Saturday night, bringing out J. Cole — who appeared at the 20th anniversary commemoratio…
Andrew Unterberger / October 11, 2015

Q&A: Timmy Thomas on Drake Sampling His ’70s Soul Hit for ‘Hotline Bling’

“I’m just excited. You can hear it in my voice. I’m excited. I’m verrry excited.” Some veteran musicians tend to get territorial and dismissive —…
Andrew Unterberger / October 5, 2015

Future and Drake Bring ‘What a Time to Be Alive’ to Life Onstage at Austin City Limits

What a time to be alive, indeed — for Drake, anyway. Mere hours after debuting the full version of “Can I” with Beyoncé on hi…
Harley Brown / October 4, 2015

Erykah Badu Picks Up Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ With New Version

Now officially Drake’s most frequently re-worked song since “Marvin’s Room,” the latest artist to take on his top-five hit “Hotline Bling” is his “Days i…
Andrew Unterberger / October 2, 2015

Watch Salman Rushdie Analyze Drake’s Finest Lyrics for CBC

Drake’s had a dynamite 2015 — dropping hit single after hit single, If You’re Reading This It’s Already Too Late, and his Future collaboration What A Time…
Brennan Carley / October 1, 2015

Review: Drake and Future Define 2015 Rap for Better and Worse on ‘What a Time to Be Alive’

What a Time to Be Alive is not the best album of 2015, but it is the album that best defines 2015 so far. After…
Matthew Ramirez / September 22, 2015

Diddy, Jay Z, and Drake All Surpass Dr. Dre On ‘Forbes’’ List of Highest Paid Hip-Hop Acts

Poor Dr. Dre. Well, not really, since he’s still the fourth-highest-paid figure in hip-hop (to say nothing of net worth) according to Forbes, though he’s take…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: DIIV, Deafheaven, Made of Oak, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from haze-pop guitar heroes,…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2015

Drake Has Opened His Very Own Restaurant in Toronto

Drake is having quite a week. In addition to releasing a surprise mixtape with Future, What a Time to Be Alive, this weekend, he’s reportedly…
Rachel Brodsky / September 22, 2015

Buffy Sainte-Marie Wins 2015 Polaris Music Prize for ‘Power in the Blood’

Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, perhaps Canadian music’s highest honor, for her album Power in the Blood. The longtime indigenous electro-acoustic folk artist beat out Drake’s If…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

Download Drake and Future’s ‘What a Time to Be Alive’ Right Now

Update: Drake and Future’s collaborative mixtape, the 11-track What a Time to Be Alive, is available for download right now via iTunes. Purchase it here.
Rachel Brodsky / September 20, 2015

Future and Drake Talk New Mixtape in Behind-the-Scenes Video

After much speculation, Drake and Future have confirmed the release of their forthcoming mixtape, What a Time to Be Alive, premiering tonight at 6 p.m.
Rachel Brodsky / September 20, 2015

Drake Reportedly Confirms That a Mixtape With Future Is Coming

Update: Well, it’s confirmed. Drake and Future will release What a Time to Be Alive on Sunday, September 20 at 8 p.m. EST. It’ll premiere exclusively o…
Rachel Brodsky / September 19, 2015

Future Surprised a Canadian University Concert With a Drake Appearance

Last night, Dirty Sprite 2 peddler Future played a headlining concert at Canada’s Ryerson University in Toronto. Further spinning the collaborative-mixtape rumor mill out of control,…
Brennan Carley / September 12, 2015

Drake and Future Might Be Putting Out a Mixtape Together

In the late summer of 2015, there are few possible rap collaborations that sound as exciting as a Drake and Future team-up. And now, if the…
James Grebey / September 11, 2015

Who’s the Biggest 2015 Star Without a No. 1 Hit?

This week, Billboard reports that Justin Bieber will debut at No. 1 on their flagship chart, the Hot 100, with his new single, “What Do You…
Andrew Unterberger / September 8, 2015

Meek Mill Was Not Happy With a Fan Holding a Drake Sign at His Show

So Meek Mill still seems to take that whole Drake beef pretty seriously. While headlining yesterday’s Fool’s Gold Day Off in New York, he let…
Colin Joyce / September 8, 2015

Listen to Drake Freestyle Over the Weeknd’s ‘Tell Your Friends’

Earlier this weekend, Drake shared a new freestyle where he spits over “Tell Your Friends,” a track by his friend and fellow Torontonian, the Weeknd. Drizzy shared…
James Grebey / September 6, 2015

Future and Drake Get Moody, Dance on Rooftops in ‘Where Ya At’ Video

Future just dropped the music video for his Dirty Sprite 2 cut “Where Ya At,” which features the somehow still beef-embroiled Drake. Premiered last night i…
Brennan Carley / August 21, 2015

Watch Alessia Cara Acoustically Cover Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’

Ahead of her debut Four Pink Walls EP — dropping on August 28 — soul’n’b singer Alessia Cara stopped by Sydney TV station Channel V to…
Rachel Brodsky / August 19, 2015
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