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Drake Nominated At The Soul Train Awards

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Drake is dominating the nomination game right now! Drake and 2 Chainz have been nominated for Best Hip-Hop Song for their collaboration on “No Lie” for the 2012 Soul Train Awards (Nov 25th).

Drake Collaborates On Kendrick Lamar’s “Poetic Justice” Track

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Kendrick Lamar‘s debut album “good kid, m.A.A.d city” is set to release on October 22nd. Drake will be featured on the Lamar’s album on a track titled “Poetic Justice”.

Drake At BET Music Matters Tour

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Kendrick Lamar headlined the 2012 BET Music Matters tour at the Sound Academy in Toronto. One of Kendrick’s special guest was Drake. Drake performed one of his singles from his Take Care album “HYFR”. Both Drake and Kendrick built up anticipation for Lamar’s debut album good kid, m.A.A.d city, which will be available October 22nd.

Drake Wins Songwriter Of The Year 2012!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Last night Drake won the BMI Urban Awards for Songwriter of The Year. This has been his second time winning the award in a row.

“Both Drake and Lil Wayne tied with songwriter credits each on seven songs that rank among the year’s most-performed tunes. Among the credits helping Drake claim his second consecutive songwriter of the year are the hits “Aston Martin Music,” “Headlines,” “Moment 4 Life” and “What’s My Name?” Lil Wayne’s credits include several co-writes with Drake (including “She Will”) plus “6 Foot 7 Foot,” “How to Love,” “Look at Me Now” and “Motivation.”

Nicki Minaj & Drake Both Win An Award At 2012 MTV VMAs

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Nicki Minaj & Drake Both Win An Award At 2012 MTV VMAs

Drake and Nicki Minaj both picked up an award at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nicki won in the category “Best Female Video” for her single “Starships” and Drake won the in the category “Best Hip-Hop Video” for his single with Lil Wayne, “HYFR (Hell Ya Fuckin’ Right)“.

Drake Will Perform At Tyra Bank’s Flawsome Ball

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Drake is set to perform at Tyra Bank‘s Flawsome Ball in New York City, October 18th.

“Through this partnership, my lifelong mission of raising the self-esteem of young women and empowering them to feel beautiful inside and out can be realized for years to come,” said Banks. “It’s exciting that TZONE is now a physical space, as creating a place like this for girls has always been a dream of mine.”

Drake ranks No.6 On Forbes Top Hip-Hop Earners List

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Forbes released their annual Top Hip-Hop Earners list today and Drake managed to grab the No. 6 spot with $20.5 million he made this year. Also worth mentioning, is the fact that 4 members from Young Money made it into the top 10 list. Congratulations to Drake and the Young Money crew.

1. Dr. Dre: $110 million
2. Diddy: $45 million
3. Jay-Z: $38 million
4. Kanye West: $35 million
5. Lil Wayne: $27 million
6 Drake: $20.5 million
7. Birdman: $20 million
8. Nicki Mianj: $15.5 million
9. Eminem: $15 million
10. Ludacris: $12 million

Kevin Durant Would Sign Drake! (Video)

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

If I started a record label today I would sign Drake, I would sign Wale and Rihanna,” said KD. “Drake, just because he has that icon type of status now. Wale, hometown guy on the come up. Just like me a young guy that’s trying to find his way. Rihanna is just…she’s like the new thing for the women side of what she does and she’s doing a phenomenal job.

 

2 Chainz talks creating “No Lie” With Drake (Video)

Monday, August 27th, 2012

FUSE released an interview with 2 Chainz about his collaborative efforts with Kanye West on “Birthday Song” and Drake on “No Lie.” B.O.A.T.S is in stores right now.

Mac Miller Is A Fan Of Drake (Video)

Monday, August 27th, 2012

And Pop caught up with Mac Miller a couple weeks back where he talked about being a fan of Drake.