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Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Childish Gambino All Turned Down Offers to Perform at the Grammys

The major categories at this year's Grammys boast a record number of hip-hop nominees as well as, even more significantly, female ones. It's another clear attempt on the part…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 7, 2019

Drake’s “God’s Plan” Breaks Taylor Swift’s Spotify Streaming Record

Last Friday, Drake released two new tracks -- "God’s Plan" and "Diplomatic Immunity" -- and just days later Spotify confirmed that "God's Plan" broke Taylor…
Maggie Serota / January 24, 2018

Drake Calls Out Man Groping Fans at Show: “I Will Fuck You Up”

Following his tour stop Wednesday in Syndey, Australia, Drake stopped his afterparty to call out an aggressive male audience member. Pausing during his performance of…
Arielle Gordon / November 16, 2017

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Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin Tackle Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ for Second Night of Hanukkah

After kicking off the festival of lights with a rousing cover of the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage," Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin returned for the second…
Daniel Kohn / December 11, 2020

The Most Influential Artists: #32 Drake

As part of our 35th-anniversary, we're naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we're at #32. From Toronto, Ontario, Canada, here's…
Brenton Blanchet / November 5, 2020

The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why now? Because — and there's no reason to ignore the elephant in the room: SPIN stewardship has changed hands many, many times since we made…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2020

Drake Mends Ties With The Weeknd on New Song “War”

It seems Christmas has come a bit early for fans of Toronto's biggest superstar. Last night, Drake released a surprise single called "War," which arrived…
Rob Arcand / December 24, 2019

Drake Got Booed Offstage During Surprise Appearance at Camp Flog Gnaw

Drake made a surprise appearance at this year's Camp Flog Gnaw, but only made it through a few songs before getting booed offstage.
Will Gottsegen / November 11, 2019

Drake Releases Official Version of “Behind Barz” Freestyle

Way back in July 2018, Drake delivered a "freestyle" on the UK rap channel Link Up TV as part of the promotional campaign for his…
Rob Arcand / September 13, 2019

Video: Drake – “Money in the Grave” (ft. Rick Ross)

Remember when Drake released two new songs in June to celebrate his hometown Toronto Raptors' NBA championship, a couple weeks before the team's best player…
Tosten Burks / August 26, 2019

Drake Rudely Exposes Teenager’s Instagram Prank

Kids these days have simple dreams: win Fortnite, survive global warming, go viral. But sometimes achieving your dreams means getting publicly clowned by Drake. That's…
Tosten Burks / August 20, 2019

Swae Lee – “Sextasy” and “Won’t Be Late” (ft. Drake)

"Sunflower," Swae Lee's hit single with Post Malone, is still one of the biggest songs in the country, but he isn't done quite yet. The Rae Sremmurd rapper…
Rob Arcand / August 16, 2019

Drake Gets Abbey Road Tattoo After Breaking Beatles’ Billboard Record

Does Drake have "more slaps than the Beatles?" The line, which comes from his recent verse on Meek Mill's "Going Bad," has left the SPIN…
Rob Arcand / August 11, 2019

Watch Drake Bring Out Meek Mill, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion at OVO Fest

Drake's ninth annual OVO Fest wrapped last night in Toronto, with some of the biggest artists in rap showing up for the finale. Though Drake…
Will Gottsegen / August 6, 2019

Stream Drake’s New Compilation Album Care Package

Drake has compiled a bunch of his songs that were leaked or otherwise never included on commercial projects into a new album titled Care Package. The digital release,…
Tosten Burks / August 2, 2019

Rick Ross – “Gold Roses” (ft. Drake)

Rick Ross is back with a new song called "Gold Roses." The single, which includes a new verse from Drake, is slated to appear on…
Rob Arcand / July 26, 2019

Drake Announces Return of OVO Fest in 2019

Rap superstar, and mascot for the Toronto Raptors, Drake has announced the return of his hometown music festival OVO Fest to Toronto later this summer.
Israel Daramola / July 11, 2019

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Keeps Another Taylor Swift Song Out of the #1 Spot

The juggernaut rolls on. Billboard reports that Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ implausible country-rap smash "Old Town Road" is once again the #1 song on the Hot…
Tom Breihan. Stereogum / June 24, 2019
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