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Drake: #4 Hottest MC In The Game

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RR Guest Blog: Drake’s Letter To Aaliyah

As many of you know, Drake is a huge fan of Aaliyah as evidenced by TML‘s “Unforgettable” which samples her song “At Your Best”. On the ninth anniversary of Ms. Haughton’s passing, Rap Radar reached out to Drizzy to get his thoughts on a day that will forever be remembered. He quickly penned the following letter below. RIP Baby Girl.

On The Set: Drake “Fancy”

The homie from Exclusive Access crashed the party yesterday at Drake’s second video shoot in the ATL. No shots from the actual video yet, just some behind the scenes of the other main principals on the other side. I promise you pervs, I won’t rest til I get  your Paris Morton shot. Ha!

Drake “Inspired” By New Kanye Album

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Drake On Using Supa Dupa Flow

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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