In episode 10 of Tyga’s “Careless World” web series we get a peek at footage not seen on “Keepin Up With the Kardashians” as Kendall Jenner celebrates her “Sweet 16” birthday party. Tyga is the entertainment for the night and Kendall requests he perform “Rack City” and “Make It Nasty.” Continue reading
Drake has made no secret that he’s a huge fan of late singer Aaliyah. He sampled her song ”At Your Best (You Are Love),” for the track “Unforgettable” that appears on his debut album Thank Me Later.
Another video from another up and coming Artist @donlcanonz aka Loose Canonz here’s his Freestyle to Drakes “9 AM in Dallas” Here is “3 AM in Mt Vernon Directed by Trikx @trikx . For more info go to http://www.franklyrich.com .
Two weeks ago the internet was buzzing with rumors that Chris Brown had knocked Drake out with an elbow during a dispute over Rihanna at some point in the past.
The rumor got started by DJ Whoo Kid, who told Radio 1Xtra’s Tim Westwood that the incident happened, but was swept under the rug by the parties involved. Continue reading
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
Leave it to DJ Whoo Kid to spill the beans on an incident that at least one person would rather not have the world knowing. Continue reading