“It has been a truly long time since I have felt like a rapper and with this signing, and partnership, Birdman and Slim have given me my life as a rapper back,” says Mystikal. “I am ready to go. I am going to put my red Superman drawers, cape and boots on and go! This is a huge moment for me and I am truly excited to be with Cash Money Records”. Continue reading →
When you think of hip-hop’s biggest spenders, Birdman is one of the first people that comes to mind. The Cash Money records CEO is known for spending big bucks and toting big cash. Even recently reports have surfaced that the #1 stunna has bout a $800k lamborghini. We’re not too sure how true that is, but we’ve gathered up a list of ridiculously big buys that birdman is said to have spent cash on. Check out some of the big ticket items Baby has bought: Continue reading →
Just three months after it's release Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV album has already been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) with sales of 1,700,000 and counting.
Miss Info broke the news on Celeb Drama of Busta Rhymes joining the powerful team that is Cash Money Records. That’s right, Busta Rhymes’ new home will be with Birdman, Slim, and Lil’ Wayne. He isn’t the only one joining though, former No Limit solider Mystikal has also signed with the Cash Money Empire.
Drake’s sophomore album Take Care officially drops today, but by now everyone’s already had a chance to digest the leaked version. What’s the early word? Drizzy’s got another moody masterpiece on his hands. There couldn’t be a better time to introduce you to our December 2011 / January 2012 issue. So while you’re waiting for that new disc, snuggle up with Drake’s second Complex cover, which is destined to be a classic. Continue reading →
Drake’s music isn’t complex, but it is complicated. Steeped in warm, deep, dense beds, it’s closer in spirit to R&B than almost any hip-hop ever recorded. Wet, slapping drums; hazy synth tones; delicate, enveloping chords—it’s a sound that’s added a gravitas to the Canadian MC’s music. Drake feels important because his music sounds important. The primary architect of that sound, Noah “40″ Shebib, has worked closely with Drake, creating an unusual partnership. 40 is credited with production on only eight of the 17 songs on Take Care, Drake’s second full-length album, but as an engineer and sounding board, his fingerprints are everywhere—the expansive palette, the patience, and the dramatic flourishes at song’s end. They craft albums together.
The 28-year-old Shebib, a Toronto native with a background as a child performer, like Drake, has been beside him during the biggest moments of his career. I talked with 40 on the eve of the highly anticipated Take Care about their history and the stories behind some of their best songs. Continue reading →
To honor the October’s very own, Drake, 25th birthday, GoodWood created a special personalized gift using the OVO owl on their merchandise to give solely to Drake, which consisted of: owl stands, drinking glasses, shot glasses, wood beaded bracelets, wood beaded chains and iPhone cases.
If you Don’t know about Goodwood they were behind the custom limited edition black wood carved Jesus pieces that came out on Black Friday a year or two ago
Check out the visual to watch them make these delightful items.
Drake has been under allot of scrutiny regarding his style and wack music videos… Drake recently professed his love for sweaters to the world.
“I like sweaters. I have a sweater obsession, I guess,” Drake said. Though he was adamant that he doesn’t wear sweaters all the time — ”Look, I wore a winter sweater on the MTV awards and everyone thinks I wear sweaters every day” he continues on to say, “I don’t know, that’s honestly my favorite clothing item.”
So let take a minute to review drakes sweater choices and decide for ourselves…. Drake Sweater Failures and Success: Continue reading →