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Drake’s ‘One Dance’ is the Most Streamed Song in Spotify History

Drake breaking records all 2016. Drake's Views standout "One Dance" is now the most streamed song in Spotify history with over 880 million streams, knocking Major Lazer's long-lived hit, "Lean On," out of the top spot. On top of that, the Toronto rapper is currently the No. 1 artist on Spotify with over 36 million monthly listeners and over eight billion total streams. It shouldn't be too surprising that Drake […]

todayOctober 19, 2016 2

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Watch Rihanna Join Drake on Stage at OVO Fest

For OVO Fest, the annual concert dedicated hometown of Toronto, Drake has never failed to impress — and this year is no different. The self-proclaimed 6 God brought out frequent collaborator and rumored love interest Rihanna on stage to perform their hit single, “Work.” Rihanna then proceeded to perform her own singles, “B*tch Better Have My Money” and “Needed Me.” Currently, Drake is on his Summer Sixteen tour with Future […]

todayAugust 1, 2016 2

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Drake is the ‘Most Consumed’ Artist of 2016, So Far

Music consumption startup Buzzangle released it’s mid year report for 2016, revealing some pretty interesting stats. The service, which launched in 2015 gives a comprehensive view of total music consumption & has reported that for the first time ever, audio Streams have exceeded Video Streams in the US. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAv2kBKn9aI

todayJuly 7, 2016 2

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Joe Budden Uses Drake’s Own Lyrics to Diss Him in New Track

Just when we thought Joe Budden was done throwing lyrical darts at Drake, think again. Early Wednesday morning, less than a week after releasing his initial Drake diss, "Making a Murderer (Part 1),” Budden was at it once again. Linking with araabMUZIK over a slick beat, Joey takes aim at Drizzy in a newly released track titled "Wake," accusing him of ripping off other artists' styles. Listen to "Wake" below featuring a vocal […]

todayJuly 6, 2016 2

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Drake’s ‘VIEWS’ Dominates Billboard Charts for a Ninth Straight Week

For a ninth consecutive week at the top, it seems like nobody can dethrone The 6 God. Drake’s latest album, VIEWS, hasn’t been his most well-received, but sales-wise, he’s dominating the charts. About to enter its ninth consecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Charts, VIEWS is now ranked third on the lists of hip-hop albums that have spent the most weeks at the top of the charts, beating out […]

todayJuly 4, 2016 5

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Beenie Man: Dancehall is in the mainstream now, Defends Drake Sample

Dancehall artiste Beenie Man has sought to put a lid on the negative comments making the rounds on social media regarding his inclusion on Drake's latest album, VIEWS. Many fans were left upset when it was announced that Beenie Man had replaced fellow dancehall entertainer Popcaan on Drake's single, Controlla. Many were angry at Beenie Man for supposedly 'stealing Popcaan's thunder'. But in a recent interview with Billboard Magazine, the […]

todayMay 10, 2016 6

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Drake Sets New Record With 20 Songs Simultaneously on Hot 100

In more news of the phenomenal success of Drake’s newly-released VIEWS – which has already gone platinum and is setting records left and right – the Toronto rapper has set yet another astounding record by having 20 of his songs included concurrently on Billboard‘s Hot 100 list. This achievement comes alongside ”One Dance” becoming Drizzy’s first ever solo single to become No. 1 on the chart, and surpasses the previous record of Justin Bieber’s 17 simultaneous […]

todayMay 9, 2016 1

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Drake and 40 Talk the State of Toronto Hip-Hop and More with Nardwuar

After teasing it on his social media accounts for the past couple days, Nardwuar has finally released his recent interview with Drake and 40 in Toronto. The trio cover an extensive range of topics over the course of the hour-long conversation, most notably the state of Toronto hip-hop and their opinion on other artists including The Notorious B.I.G., Vybz Kartel and Three 6 Mafia. Drizzy also talks about the time […]

todayMay 9, 2016 2

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Drake’s ‘VIEWS’ Debuts at No. 1 & Sets New Streaming Record

It’s finally official. After much speculation whether Drake's latest album VIEWS would in fact be able to maintain its explosive start, Billboard now reports that the project has earned 1.04 million equivalent album units in the week ending May 5 in the US alone. It also became the Canadian rapper’s sixth straight No.1 album after debuting at the top of the charts this week. Initially an Apple Music exclusive, VIEWS‘ tracks were streamed […]

todayMay 9, 2016 1

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