On the eve of the release of Take Care, Drake’s father Dennis Graham spoke with Memphis’ Fox News on the city’s influence in his son’s music and encouraging him to sing. Papa is a rollin’ stone. karla
Now that Drake’s sophomore album is out, he told Billboard that he wants to have a release concert in Jamaica and battle Weezy song for song. Lawdamercy! “I don’t want to just do an album release concert. So, me, I go to Jamaica a lot — I love Jamaican culture — so what I’m gonna do, I’m challenging Lil Wayne to a sound clash, that’s what I want to do. I don’t want to just perform by myself,” he told […]
Feeling blue? Ha! Drizzy returns to the cover of Complex for their Dec/Jan 2012 issue. The feature scribed by Damien Scott is available to read now. Take Care in stores tomorrow. Issue on stands December 6th. On “Catch a body like that” line in “Headlines” But if music is a blend of reality and artistic license, where does Drake’s talk about catching bodies fall? “Who’s going to catch a body with all these niggas rapping about murder?” he asks. “Who’s […]
Drake brought his “Club Paradise” tour to Cleveland last night. After performing “Make Me Proud”, Mr. OVO brought out the city’s own MGK for “Wild Boy”. uhtn
GQ scored an interview with Drake for their online division. In their discussion, Drizzy explains the meaning behind the title of next Tuesday’s release, Take Care. You announced the title of this album, Take Care, with us back in December. What does it mean? Drake:No one has actually asked me that yet. I came up with the name when I was on a bus in Birmingham, England, going to a show. “Take Care” is this thing we use in passing […]
[vodpod id=Video.15677369&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Despite the controversy currently surrounding Penn State, Drizzy kicked off his Club Paradise Tour at the university last night with Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky. Above is film of him performing “Make Me Proud”. More footage after the cut. Take Care next Tuesday.
A few months back, Phonte of Little Brother vented about Drake’s reluctance to collaborate. In an interview with The Village Voice, Drizzy explains the delay and apologizes to Phonte for giving him the cold shoulder. You’ve talked a lot about your admiration for Phonte. How come another collaboration with him still hasn’t happened? With me and Tay, I kinda dropped the ball on a feature he needed me to do, just being 100% honest. I really wanted to do a […]
Time to throw in the towel. After revealing a joint album in the works with Lil Wayne, Drake tells XXL that he and Weezy have decided to cancel the project due to comparisons to the Throne album. Least he has Rozay. Me and Wayne scrapped the idea of a collaboration album. We just agreed that it would be looked upon as…It would be sort of this competition [with Watch The Throne]. I feel like it would get caught in this whirlwind of hype. [Wayne] agreed. We […]
[vodpod id=Video.15660398&w=540&h=350&fv=] The bad news: Overnight, Drake’s sophomore album Take Care sprung a leak. The good news? One of the records sprouted was “Lord Knows” produced by Just Blaze. Simply put, the track is amazing. The song sounds like its anchored by a soul sample, but its not. Here’s brief footage of Just getting his Quincy Jones on with a live choir. Death to the jiggy rap! Take Care November 15th.
Drizzy and Rozay sure make beautiful music together. And in a interview with XXL, Drake says that they plan on taking it further with a mixtape. “I have been working on a mixtape with Ross,” Drake said. “A mixtape called Y.O.L.O. [That means] ‘You Only Live Once’. I’ve been working on that for the last couple of weeks. We haven’t really connected because he’s been going through this thing with his health. I’ve been stashing my little beats and verses.” […]