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Rihanna Talks “What’s My Name” Remix With Drake

Rihanna talks of an already done remix with Drake for her new/2nd single “What’s My Name” off her upcoming “Loud” album. The collaboration wasn’t one of those studies in industry politics where labels arrange two stars for the sake of an on-trend hit. Instead, Rihanna handled it personally, and invited Drake to jump on the […]

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Drake “Thank Me Later” Receives U.S. Platinum Plaque

Drake goes US Platinum and receives a U.S. Platinum Plaque… At the Constitutional Hall on the D.C. during Drake’s “Light, Dreams & Nightmares” tour, he and his manager Cortez Bryant received a pair of platinum plaques for Thank Me Later, which has now gone platinum only in the United States, meaning [the album sold over 1 […]

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Drake Accused For Allegedly Assaulting A Fan

Drake is involved in a local Battery Investigation. Two fans recently reported they were just trying to praise Drake and they say Drake and his body guard became physical taking it too far, meaning they allegedly assaulted the fan. The other fan claims she don’t even want to hear Drake’s music on the radio any […]

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Fabolous “There Is No Competition 2″ EP First Week Sales

Fabolous “There Is No Competition 2” EP album, released on August 31, 2010, first week estimated sales is in. According to Hits Daily Double, which builds albums sales chart and updated every 5 minutes Mondays and Tuesdays, before results gets to SoundScan, Fabolous’ “There Is No Competition 2” EP has sold 10,181 copies on its first week […]

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UPDATE: Drake & Nicki Minaj Are NOT Married

Yesterday we posted Drake & Nicki Minaj were Officialy Married according their tweets. Now Nicki Minaj confirms that Friday’s mutual Twitter confirmations were in fact a joke (a joke i dont think everybody will like). NickiMinaj: Dear Barbz, My husband Drake and I have decided to have our marriage annulled. We’ll maintain joint custody. Luv, […]

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Lil Wayne To Release “Carter IV” Same Day Of Jail Release

MTV recently talked with Mack Maine, who’s is an artist and president of Young Money, and he explains: “Tha Carter IV plans we had and still have are to put Tha Carter IV out the day he comes out of prison (November 5, 2010),” Mack said Thursday in New York. “He had so many songs […]

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Officialy Married

Drake and Nicki Minaj made some interesting marriage tweets on Friday (August 27)… and im saying… Wiat wait a minute.. is this people making jokes out of us or what? a marketing strategy? Nicki Minaj made the first tweet saying “U scurred? @drakkardnoir u ready to make the announcement or wha?” Then Drake followed “@nickiminaj […]

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Wiz Khalifa Talks Refusing Deal With Rick Ross

Wiz Khalifa talks: “When I woke up and went to Twitter I saw a bunch of people talking about it and was like ‘What the hell?’ So I went on the blogs and saw his video,” he says. “then Ross ended up calling me [the same day] to say it himself.”  This conversation took place […]

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Lil Wayne “Right Above It” Tops 2 iTunes Charts

Its only 1 week that Lil Wayne‘s Right Above It featuring Drake was released on iTunes and it has already taken the lead on iTunes… Number 1 on the Top 100 charts and Number 1 on the Hip-Hop charts. Upon the massive internet leak the track had, it still made it and ranked on top […]

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2010 Forbes Hip Hop Top 20 Cash Kings List

Every year Forbes pulls out the Top 20 ranking for Hip-Hop Cash Kings and we just got hands on the 2010 Hip-Hop Cash Kings (List Of Only Earnings For The Past 12 Months). 1. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter – $63 Million Says he’s not a businessman; he’s a business, man–and it’s not idle boasting. Rapper-turned-mogul retains […]

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Bun B “Trill O.G.” Album First Week Sales

Bun B “Trill O.G.” album, released on August 3, 2010, first week estimated sales is in. According to Hits Daily Double, which compiles albums sales chart, Bun B’s “Trill O.G.” has sold 39,838 copies on its first week of release, which is the final sales collected for the first week, and positioned at n.4, beating […]

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The Game Talks R.E.D. Album Delay & First Week Sales

Complex Magazine recently had an interview with The Game, where he talks about his RED Album delay, first week sales prejection and how big he thinks it will be. Check out the interview below. So as far as The R.E.D. Album, you’ve had a lot of pushbacks. Is the August 24th release date definitely going […]

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Fat Joe “The Darkside Vol. 1″ Album First Week Sales

Fat Joe‘s “The Darkside Vol. 1” album, released on July 27, 2010, first week estimated sales is in. According to Hits Daily Double, which compiles albums sales chart and updated every 5 minutes Mondays and Tuesdays, before results gets to SoundScan, Fat Joe’s “The Darkside Vol. 1” has sold 11,180 copies on its first week […]

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2010 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards nominations is here, Lady Gaga appeared with 13 Nods and right behind her is Eminem, with 8 nominations. Check the list below and feel free to leave your thoughts… Best Collaboration B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams – “Airplanes” Beyonce feat. Lady Gaga – “Video Phone” Lady Gaga feat. Beyonce – “Telephone” […]

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Rick Ross “Teflon Don” Album First Week Sales

Rick Ross‘ “Teflon Don” album, released on July 20, 2010, first week estimated sales is in. According to Hits Daily Double, which builds albums sales chart and updated every 5 minutes Mondays and Tuesdays, before results gets to SoundScan, Rick Ross’ “Teflon Don” has sold 188,816 copies on its first week of release, which is […]

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The-Dream “Love King” Album First Week Sales

The-Dream’s “Love King,” released on June 29, 2010, first week estimated sales is in. According to Hits Daily Double, which builds albums sales chart and updated every 5 minutes Mondays and Tuesdays, before results gets to SoundScan “Love King” has moved 58,920 copies on its first week of release, whiles Eminem moved an extra 325,098 […]

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Drake Cancels European Tour For Family Issues

Drake was forced to cancel his European tour due to a family emergency. The situation involved his mother, who needed surgery and the cancellations could not be avoided, according to Drake. “Despite my best hopes, it is apparent that my mother will need surgery earlier than anticipated. In light of this news, I have made […]

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Drake Sued For “Best Ever Had” Single Sample

According to the lawsuit, Drake, along with Cash Money Records and Universal Music Group, did not secure proper permission to use a sample of the song “Fallin’ In Love” by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds which was released on Playboy Records in 1975. The lawsuit claims that the defendants “knew or should have reasonably known, […]

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Drake’s “Thank Me Later” Sells 463,000 Copies First Week

The report is in people… and fucking glad, not a mill but its def a good one for a debut album, upon all leaks it had online.. On wednesday June 16th, Drake’s debut full-length studio album “Thank Me Later,” which was released on Tuesday (June 15), was projected to sell in the range of 425,000 […]

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Rihanna Hoping On A Collaboration With Drake

In a recent interview with Rihanna during her trip to Isreal, she states: “Right now i’m listening to Drake, Jay-Z, Kings of Leon, Kesha… she said” When asked if she foresees any collaboration with Drake, she said: “I hope so, because he’s really, really talented and i think he’s one of the illest lyricists out […]

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Drake’s “Thank Me Later” Conference

Despite the fact that Drake’s debut album, ‘Thank Me Later,’ had leaked earlier that day, the Young Money rapper kept his head high last night inside New York City’s MSR Studios. Posted up in the studio’s control room, Drizzy played his album in its entirety for those in attendance, including Cash Money CEO Ronald “Slim” […]

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Hot 97 Summer Jam 2010 Artists Line Up & Tickets

Hot 97‘s Summer Jam is the biggest hip hop concert in the world, which takes place every year with different artists and at different venues. This year, 2010′s Summer Jam will take place at New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, Jun 6, 2010 06:30 PM. Artists confirmed to be present and performing are: […]

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Drake Talks Of New Single With Lil Wayne “Miss Me”

On Monday in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, before the start of his Away From Home Tour, Drake told MTV “Afrika Bambaataa” isn’t his record. “That’s actually a Lil Wayne song,” he explained. “I don’t know where that confusion came from. I was just on set that day when he was shooting that video. That’s not even […]

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Drake’s First Single Officially Out “OVER”

After a nearly yearlong wait for his fans, Drake‘s first single from his debut album Thank Me Later is here. The song, “Over” deals with Drake coming to grips with fame. And just like Drizzy chose to stay with his home team, Young Money, when signing his record deal, he also chose to debut his […]

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Fabolous Talks Of His New Mixtape “No Competition 2″

Fabolous explains why his new mixtape “There Is No Competition 2” with DJ Drama is been delayed. “I had stopped doing the mixtapes because I felt we lost that,” he added. “Between DJs slopping together tapes just to make tapes and some artists really just putting two or three new songs together and a bunch […]

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Former BadBoy Artist “Shyne” Signs 7-Figure Deal With Def Jam

Miss INFO reports: Shyne has signed a seven-figure deal with Def Jam, ending a bidding war that included Dr. Dre/Jimmy Iovine, after the Brooklyn emcee was released from prison and deported to where he was born (Belize City, Belize) back in October 2009. The plan is to have Shyne work out of London. That is, […]

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HHL 2009 Hottest MCs In The Game (Full List)

In October 2009, MTV came out with their list for the 2009 Hottest MCs in The Game. As in 2007 and 2008, the list, determined by the MTV News Hip-Hop Brain Trust, is based on an MC’s achievements right now, rather than an entire career. The criteria is based on a combination of rhyme skill, […]

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Lil Wayne’s First Child’s Mother Talks

Mother of Lil Wayne’s first child, Antonia “Toya” Carter, recently spoke on her relationship with the Wayne and his other children and mothers. She said in an interview. “We have a great relationship. He’s a great father. He tells our daughter about his other kids, so I just go along with the flow. I’m good […]

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MTV 2009 Hottest MCs In The Game (Full List)

The 2009 Hottest MCs in the Game rollout is now complete! As in 2007 and 2008, the list, determined by the MTV News Hip-Hop Brain Trust, is based on an MC’s achievements right now, rather than an entire career. The criteria is based on a combination of rhyme skill, flow and how those things are […]

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DJ Khaled Recruits Usher, Drake For Victory Album

“I’m in beast mode,” DJ Khaled told Mixtape Daily when he stopped by to visit the 1515 Boys in a Champion hoodie and an extra scruffy beard. You can’t blame him for the look. The Miami don is hard at work on his next album, Victory, the fourth installment of his hit anthems. The project […]

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Nicki Minaj To Sign With Young Money/Universal

Months after Drake signs with Universal Records, another intense bidding war ensues, resulting in Nicki Minaj signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money label. During the last two years Minaj has emerged as one of the premiere rappers, choosing to fore go earlier label offers in order to establish a stronger fan base by way of […]

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Drake Blogs About ‘The Craziest Part About Becoming ‘Famous’ ‘

‘To have anyone of any significance in our lives that we can look up to there will be things that we must look past,’ he writes. Drake may be signed to Lil Wayne’s label, but he seems to be taking more than a few cues from his mentor Kanye West. Case in point: Thursday, Drake […]

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Drake Blogs About His Injury Performing With Lil Wayne

Angels and Demons This bottle of Opus One is low but my spirits are high my friends. I am about 2 hours away from Toronto, CA where I will be spending the next chunk of time recovering from a surgery that I now must have. I embarked on this tour with a torn ACL, MCL, […]

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Chris Brown Joins Lil Wayne On Stage At Verizon’s Amphitheater

MTV Reports the America’s Most Wanted tour had a surprise guest on Sunday night when it rolled into the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia, two nights after Drake was forced to leave the tour after seriously re-injuring his knee. In his first onstage appearance since pleading guilty to assaulting Rihanna in February, singer […]

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BET And Drake Apologize For BET Awards Performance

The 2009 BET Awards performance by rappers Drake and Lil Wayne elicited outrage from viewers about what transpired on stage. The hit song, “Every Girl,” makes overt sexual references and the performance featured Drake, Wayne and the Young Money crew with several underage girls sharing the stage dancing to the explicit song. The show was […]

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Drake To Release Upcoming Debut Album On His Own?

Earlier this month, Drake spoke about the possibility of releasing his upcoming debut album on his own, something that Immortal Technique has successfully accomplished without any major label assistance, not even with a major marketing budget. Just last year Immortal Technique released his 3rd album,” The 3rd World,” which hit the Billboard charts in the […]

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Drake Working With Rihanna On Her New Album

MTV Reported – The industry doesn’t just want guest verses from Drake, they want a piece of his pen game. A clip of an interview with that the hot-but-still-unsigned MC did recently in London was recently posted on DJ Semtex’s Web site. Drizzy was in the U.K. working with Rihanna on her new album. “I’m […]

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Drake Blows Hot 97′s Who’s Next Live Show

You can call him Drake, Drizzy or even Young Angel. He’s got the biggest buzz in hip-hop these days, new artist or not. To start the Hot 97 Who’s Next Live series at S.O.B.’s in Manhattan on Tuesday night was Drake, where he swiftly ran through songs from his popular mixtape, So Far Gone, during […]

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Rihanna Dating Drake? Drake Clears Up Rumor On Hot 97

The word is Rihanna has a new man in her life, according to some sources, the new Young Money young rapping artist and actor Drake a.k.a The Best Ever had. Rihanna was apparently spotted in New York Monday night bowling with 22 year old Drake. And Rihanna certainly sounds distracted from the controversy around recent […]

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Soulja Boy Tell’Em Advice To Young Money’s Artist Drake

He’s only been in the game two years, but Soulja Boy Tell’em knows what it takes to maneuver in the music business. While on the road, he keeps a stack of mixtapes by people like OJ Da Juiceman, his friend Gucci Mane and Lil Wayne’s Young Money crew member Drake. Soulja, too, has heard the […]

 
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