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SCHOOL GIRL CRUSH: Aubrey Graham A.K.A. Drake

Champagne Papi, aka Drake, wasn’t always the sex symbol he is today. In 2001, Aubrey Graham began his acting career as Jimmy Brooks in the ultra popular Canadian TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Jimmy was known as Spinner’s bestie and

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Complex’s ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ Examines ‘Damn’ and ‘More Life’

Last month, the “Champagne Papi” commonly known as Drake gave us More Life which consisted of 23 tracks ranging with features from Kanye, Young Thug, Sampha and Jorgia Smith. Once it dropped, it was the topic of conversation for the Patwa, the variety he

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Wizkid Shares New Visual For “Come Closer”

Wizkid has been on the move these past few months, having dropped frequent collaborations with Drake and also U.K. rapper Skepta.  Last week, he quietly dropped an afrobeats fueled hit, “Come Closer” featuring Drake. The song instantly hits with whine

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Popcaan Shares Official Audio and Video For “Stray Dog”

After having a surprise feature on the Gorillaz new single, “Saturn Barz,” Popcaan has finally come through to drop the official audio and video for “Stray Dog.” The song premiered in February on episode 37 of Beats1’s OVO Sound Radio–a

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The Weeknd’s “Reminder” Video Features Appearances From Drake, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott & More

The Weeknd is celebrating his 27th birthday with a new visual in support of a track off his latest studio album, Starboy. Following up the frantic clip for LP single “Party Monster,” The Weeknd delivers a Kid Studio-directed vignette for

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The Weeknd: From Mysterious Youtube Star, To the “Starboy” of Our Top Favorite Cuts

Today we celebrate our beloved King of the Fall, The Weeknd. I remember the day I discovered him like it was yesterday. While browsing on Tumblr, I kept stumbling across a youtube video titled, “The Morning.” I saved the link

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Lady Gaga, Drake, Questlove & More

1. Watch Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl half time performance. Although many of us wanted a very pregnant Beyonce to pop out during the Super Bowl halftime show,  you have to admit Lady Gaga did her thing. During the live broadcast

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Drake Previews New Song and Hints at ‘More Life’ Release Date

?? @idirectorx A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Jan 28, 2017 at 4:25pm PST Drake just shared some exciting news back to back at his first concert in Amsterdam on his Boy Meet’s World Tour. The tour got rescheduled

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Rihanna x ANTi: One Year Later

One year later and Rihanna’s eighth studio album is still in rotation. The long awaited release of ANTi built up a sort of anxiety for fans, as she released teaser singles like her collaboration with Kanye West and Paul McCartney

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Knxwledge Drops New Project WT​.​PRT10​.​8_

Ingenious producer, Knxwledge, has just dropped the latest volume of his ongoing project series, Wraptaypes, called WT.PRT10.8_. This is his first drop since dropping his collaborative album with Anderson.Paak, Yes Lawd!, as NxWorries. Wraptaypes consists of some of our favorite popular songs of the time, stripped down sampled

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Listen To Roy Woods’ Soothing New EP ‘Nocturnal’

OVO Sound’s Roy Woods has just dropped a brand new EP called Nocturnal. The seven-song project has features from his label mates Majid Jordan and MadeinTYO. The last thing fans heard from Woods was the Ty Dolla Sign collaboration “Only You,” which

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Drake’s Dad Dennis Graham Just Released His New Single “Kinda Crazy”

Back in August, Dennis Graham announced that he was working on music and shared a snippet of his new single, “Kinda Crazy.” Just in case you live under a rock Graham is rap sensation Drake‘s dad, commonly recognized by his

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David Blaine Stuns Drake and Dave Chappelle in New Special, ‘Beyond Magic’

Beyond Magic 11.15.16 Tues 10pm pic.twitter.com/VSe5DYZcEI — David Blaine (@davidblaine) November 15, 2016   Mega-magician David Blaine launched his new show, Beyond Magic, which follows him as he performs mind-blowing tricks among a celebrity crowd including Drake, Dave Chappelle, David

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Drake and 21 Savage Flex in New Video for “Sneakin'”

Last month, Drake hosted his birthday episode of OVO Sound Radio, in which he announced an upcoming “playlist project” More Life dropping in December and previewed three songs from the set. Of the three was a track called “Sneakin’” with

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Drake and Future Return With New Track “Used To This”

After touring all summer together, Future and Drake share their latest collaboration titled “Used To This”. The is song is super produced by Zaytoven, Sara Lacombe, Jay Tauzin, StepBfly and Cassius Jay, and is easily another hit for the duo. In the visual

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That Time I Wrote, Directed and Starred in an Art Film to “Hotline Bling” Featuring Johnny Stevens (of Highly Suspect), ASAP Bari, Luka Sabbat & More

Note: This post was originally posted October 6th, 2015 Still from the #UOGLB Art Film. 2015 Me and this girl are very different… Yet… Me and this girl are very much the same. I wrote this story about “Lolita” in

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WATCH: Drake & Tyra Cake Up in “Child’s Play” Music Visual

“Say I’m acting light skin, I can’t take you nowhere.” We know Drake‘s favorite pastime is a well lit evening at the good old Cheesecake Factory, but just what could he have done to have to endure the pettiness of Tyra

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LISTEN: OVO Sound Radio Episode 25 w/ Popcaan

  Tune into OVOSOUND Radio Episode 25 with a special guest mix from @popcaanmusic today at 3pm PST / 6pm EST / 10pm GMT  @applemusic A photo posted by UNRULY BOSS (@popcaanmusic) on Jul 15, 2016 at 10:54pm PDT This past

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WATCH: Drake Brings The Funny To ‘SNL’

Drake is really out here doing bits. For the last couple of weeks, he has maintained a trending spot across all major magazines and social media platforms. From dropping Views to announcing his tour with Future, and even shaving off his

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WATCH: All The Music Videos To My #WhenThugsCry Mixtape

You guys! Happy Monday!!! Wait – Have you listened?! I dropped my VERY FIRST MIXTAPE last week, titled “When Thugs Cry”  which is dedicated to all my Sensitive Thugs, Beloved Brutes and Romantic Ruffians worldwide! So far, it’s gotten a

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LISTEN: Future Drops His Latest Mixtape, ‘Purple Reign’

If you have been following my blog, you may have gathered a sense that I am an old person with an old soul and new music wasn’t much of any jam to me. I mean, I started my 1992 Party

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LIFE: My Top 7 Moments of 2015 – Puma Collab, 5 Toshiba Commercials & DJ’ing for Drake & More!

Paris 2014 My life in the past 2 years has been a major roller coaster ride of mainly career ups and personal lows. It sounds very exciting and maybe a bit emo, but fam – you know I’m emo, what

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LIFE: DJ’ing for Drake’s Curated Sotheby’s Show x I Like It Like This S|2 x Drake 5.7.15

May 7th, 2015: New York City. Drake and Sotheby’s host a celebration of the “I Like It Like This  S|2 x Drake” curation. I had the absolute honor of being asked to DJ this epic and legendary moment in art…

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. 10 Minute AM Full-Body Toner Routine (SELF.COM) 2. How to Sparkle this Spring (STYLE.COM) 3. 25 Pairs of Chunky Heels You Can Actually Walk In (LUCKYSHOPS.COM) 4. The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand: Production (HYPEBEAST.COM) 5. What Drake

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party pics: 4/17 OPEN party with Q-TIP, VA$HTIE and RICH MEDINA at SANTOS…special guests CONSEQUENCE, DRAKE, QUEST LOVE and BEVERLY BOND!

another friday night at THE OPEN PARTY with me, Q TIP and RICH MEDINA. we had quest DJ’s RASHAD and QUEST LOVE. they kept us dancing all night. it was so hot in there, i can’t even begin to describe

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