Mannie Fresh addressed Birdman’s comment that Drake & Lil Wayne would be involved in the new Big Tymers album in his place, explaining that while he respected the Cash Money artists, they are not the Big Tymers.
On last week’s edition of Rap Fix Live, Birdman controversially revealed that while there would be a new Big Tymers album, it would not involve founding member Mannie Fresh. Even more controversially, Baby hinted that Lil Wayne and Drake may take Mannie’s place in the former duo.
The nominations for the 2013 BET Awards have been announced. Leading the pack is Drake, who was able to snag 12 nominations this year. Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz earned 8 nominations each, ASAP Rocky got 5, and Kanye West, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Miguel each have 3 nominations. Check out the full list below.
It was Saturday 4/20/13 and DJ B-Lord had 5 minutes to put together a playlist for his nightly mixshow on HOT 103.9 to celebrate the “4.20″ holiday. This is what he came up w/ off top…classic tracks from Drake, J.Cole, Miguel, T.I., Alicia Keys, Kanye & more…Like Lil Duval says….. “Just Vibin’”
Drake keeps his word and drops another record for the week called ‘Girls Love Beyonce’. This one features James Fauntleroy singing Destinys Child’s ‘Say My Name’ on the hook and is aimed at the ladies. Produced by Noah ’40′ Shebib.
Welp, here it is! Today we finally get the anticipated new single from Khaled “No New Friends” that he built so much hype up around all weekend. I didn’t know Weezy appeared on it, but here it is. Drake did mention that this started out as the remix to ‘Started From The Bottom’ but was then given to DJ Khaled.
Drake made an appearance on the Keep It Thoro show and finally let loose on Chris Brown. He first spoke on his upcoming album, “Nothing Was The Same”, and the recording process for it. He also speaks on his recent releases ‘Started From The Bottom’ and ’5AM In Toronto’, the controversy over Rick Ross’ lyrics, the OVO brand, moving to Los Angeles, Lil Wayne’s health scare and much more. He also lets us know that we will be getting 2 new tracks from him next week.
He went on to speak on the relationship with The Weeknd and addresses rumors of them having problems. He also let us know that he has no problems with Pusha T. Finally, he broke his silence about the beef with Chris Brown and sent some shots at him:
“His insecurities are the reason I make better music than him…I’m more popping than him…At one point the woman he loves fell into my lap and I did what a real nigga would do and treated her with respect.”
Chris Brown made his way to Power 106 to make an appearance on Big Boy’s Neighborhood. He talks about his situation with Frank Ocean and upcoming Rihanna collaborations that may appear on his new album. He goes on to talk about his relationship with Drake and the incident with the female DJ in the club. Finally, Chris talks about being compared to 2Pac, being an artistic painter and working with Jennifer Lopez. Look out for his new single ‘Fine China’ dropping April 1st.
Weezy’s “I Am Not a Human Being II” drops in about 2 weeks (March 26th), and to hold us over, Amazon has given us a preview of the entire album, in the form of snippets. We get to hear 30 seconds of all 18 tracks. The album features appearances from Future, Nicki Minaj, Drake, 2 Chainz, Big Sean and more.
Coming in at #5 on MTV’s Hottest MCs in the Game list is Drake. I guess that’s acceptable. He definitely deserves a top 5 spot. His album did big numbers and he was featured on some of the biggest hip hop hits, including “Pop That”, “No Lie”, and more recently “Fuckin Problems”, “Poetic Justice”, and “Love Me”. So what do ya’ll think?
After yesterday’s NBA All-Star Saturday Night festivities, Drake and 2 Chainz hit up Drink Houston for some celebrations. Both artists got on the mics and performed for the crowd. After doing ‘No Lie’ and ‘Fuckin Problems’, Drake then went on to do his single ‘Started From The Bottom’ live for the first time. He then ended things with ‘November 18th’.
MTV takes us behind the scenes on the set of Lil Wayne’s new visual for ‘Love Me’ featuring Drake and Future, which was shot out in Los Angeles. Weezy also talks about the direction of the visual and how the track came about.