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These days, it seems as if nearly every song utilizes truncated similes. The style pioneered by Big Sean has been used by Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and most notably, Drake. In an interview with Allhiphop, Drizzy says he regrets adopting the flow, but doesn’t mean to rain on anyone’s parade. Macy’s! AllHipHop.com: How much do Young Money artists bounce off each other? I noticed you have similar inflections and cadences or rhyme patterns. I noticed this one thing that Nicki said, […]
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Just got home from the craziness at South Street Seaport where a free Drake show turned into a mini-riot before Drizzy could even arrive. While it’s always fun to blame everything on po-po, I really think they had no choice. After a hour and a half of kids standing on top of each other with no action or no music playin’, things were bound to go left. And they really did! Craziest moment: I think I saw someone toss a […]
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Hot 97′s DJ Absolut plans to file a lawsuit against Kia Shine for allegedly using his beat for Lil Wayne’s “Do It For The Boy”. That song’s lyrics were used in Drake’s “Best I Ever Had” and last September, it was revealed that Shine was compensated for it. Absolut says the rapper agreed to pay him 20% of the residuals but breached the contract. Reps for Shine have yet to comment on the suit. ny daily news
This evening on the Hip Hop Honors red carpet, Shade 45′s Angela Yee and I confronted Juvenile about his alleged cover jack. The venue was a bit noisy, but here’s what he had to say: Juvenile: I don’t know what’s going on, tell me. What’s going on what the talkin’ bout? Well, they’re saying it looks like Drake’s album cover. Oh. I ain’t see Drake’s album cover. I can’t—I don’t [shrugs]. But did anyone question you about that? Nah. You’re […]