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Rihanna Seems Unbothered About Releasing New Music

It’s been three whole years since Rihanna released Anti. But, the woman who brought us “Kiss It Better” doesn’t seem in a rush to jump into new music. Since Anti, Rih’s gifted us Fenty Beauty, a lingerie line, and the anticipation for her new LVMH partnership—making her the first Black woman to operate a major […]

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Rihanna Shared New Details About Her Upcoming Album — And Debunked Some Fan Theories

Getty Image Rihanna season has officially arrived. The singer/songwriter/makeup and style mogul sat down for an interview with playwright Jeremy O. Harris for The New York Times’ T Magazine, previewing her new luxury fashion house with LVMH. The first pieces from the collection will be previewed at a pop-up in Paris on May 24, and […]

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Drake Tried To Reverse The ‘Drake Curse’ By Wearing A Pair Of Sixers Shorts During Game 7

Getty Image The so-called “Drake Curse,” in which Canadian rapper and known bandwagon fan Aubrey Graham wears a piece of a professional sports team’s gear, only for said team to immediately lose, has become as infamous as the Madden Curse in 2019. The Toronto Maple Leafs lost a playoff game in which Drake showed up […]

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WATCH: Drake Trolls Joel Embiid After Raptors’ Dominant Win vs. 76ers

Getty Drake The Toronto Raptors were prepared to make a statement in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. And after Joel Embiid made headlines during previous Sixers wins in this series, one moment that was unforgettable was his airplane celebration after a late dunk in Game 3. And apparently, Raptors […]

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2019 Billboard Music Awards: Drake Takes Home 12 Awards, Breaks All-Time Record

Drake poses with the awards for Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album for “Scorpion”, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Male Artist in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards on May 01, 2019 in […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Think Drake’s Arya Stark Shoutout Will Make Her The Next Victim Of His Curse

Getty Image Game Of Thrones fans now hope the Drake Curse doesn’t extend to fictional characters after he praised the show’s newest hero during his Billboard Music Awards acceptance speech. After being awarded Male Artist Of The Year, Drake made it a point to big up Arya Stark for “putting in that work” during the […]

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Drake Gave Arya Stark A Shoutout During His Billboard Music Awards Acceptance Speech

Getty Image Of late, Drake has been an unpredictable force at music awards. In February, after a period of what many perceived as a boycott of the event, Drake apparated onto the Grammy stage to accept his award for Best Rap Song. The Grammy producers cut his speech short, suspiciously (they later claimed accidentally) right […]

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Schoolboy Q Thinks Drake Haters Are ‘Dweebs’ Who Don’t Want To Admit He Is ‘One Of The Greats’

Getty Image With his new album Crash Talk available today, Schoolboy Q hit the radio circuit to promote it, but in the course of praising his own work he also wound up defending the legacy of another oft-maligned, big-name rapper: Drake. When Q stopped by Hot97’s Ebro In The Morning show, he stuck up for […]

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British Grime Rapper Wiley Clowned Drake For Changing His Accent To Appeal To American Listeners

Getty Image Over the weekend, Drake gave a rare interview to British radio addressing the criticism that he is a “culture vulture,” wondering why his appropriation of underground styles is frowned upon and accusing his critics of doing “goofy sh*t” by attacking him. Now, the British rapper who prompted those comments, Wiley, has responded via […]

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Drake Responded To Being Called A ‘Culture Vulture’ For Sampling From World Music

Getty Image Drake gets a lot of criticism from music fans for a variety of reasons, but one of the most common arguments against him is that he often borrows sounds and styles from underground subcultures like New Orleans bounce, Caribbean dancehall, and UK grime and funky house on some of his biggest hits, earning […]

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Drake Returned To Twitter And Discovered Nostalgic DMs From Kevin Durant And Kendrick Lamar

Getty Image Even though the adage that the internet saves everything isn’t 100 percent true, it can occasionally turn out to be as useful a personal history archive as those family photo albums our mothers love to embarrass us in front of company with. A nostalgic Drake found that out today when he logged into […]

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