• Fall music preview: 5 new albums to curb the pandemic blues

    Fall music preview: 5 new albums to curb the pandemic blues

    Sad, but true: There won’t be any big tours coming to an arena near you this fall. Nor will there be any theater concerts or club shows to keep live music pumping. But there’s one thing the pandemic can’t touch, and that’s the pop parade of new albums marching through this season. Although there are …
  • Drake posts cute photo of his son’s first day of school

    Drake posts cute photo of his son’s first day of school

    Drake posted a photo of his 2-year-old son Adonis all dressed up for his first day of school. “First Day Of School…The World Is Yours kid 🌍,” the rapper, 33, captioned the pic. In the photo, Adonis wears all-black sweatsuit ensemble as he makes his way towards a black car which is presumably his ride. …
  • Drake used to be a popular teen actor, fans remind Twitter user

    Drake used to be a popular teen actor, fans remind Twitter user

    Drake can definitely act. Thousands of the Canadian rapper’s fans took to social media to roast a Twitter user who expressed astonishment that Drake could act after watching one of his music videos. Twitter users mocked @pktheterrible for his Friday tweet, and posted video clips from the rapper’s previous career as a regular on “Degrassi: …
  • VMAs 2020 countdown: Best and worst musical lockdown performances

    VMAs 2020 countdown: Best and worst musical lockdown performances

    They’re not exactly the Moonpersons that anybody wanted to land at the VMAs. But when the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards go down on Sunday, there will be two new, COVID-era categories: best quarantine performance and best music video from home. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, and Post Malone are among the music …
  • Drake Bell denies ex-girlfriend Melissa Lingafelt’s abuse claims

    Drake Bell denies ex-girlfriend Melissa Lingafelt’s abuse claims

    Drake Bell has denied ever abusing his now-ex-girlfriend Melissa Lingafelt. After Lingafelt claimed in a TikTok video posted Wednesday that Bell verbally and physically abused her, he told People that he “never abused my ex-girlfriend or did so many of the other things Melissa falsely claimed on her TikTok video.” In her TikTok video, Lingafelt …
  • Drake honors Tupac with matching $300K diamond chains

    Drake honors Tupac with matching $300K diamond chains

    Drake is paying tribute to late hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur with some bespoke bling. The Toronto rapper, 33, took to Instagram Wednesday to give his nearly 70 million followers a glimpse of his latest acquisitions: a pair of matching Tupac Jesus pendants, one blue, the other red. Dreamt up by Drake himself and crafted by …
  • Music exec says the business is over if Drake goes independent

    Music exec says the business is over if Drake goes independent

    Music executive Steve Stoute thinks that If Drake goes independent, the music business is over. Stoute spoke with rapper Russ at SelectCon about whether artists should sign with labels. Of Drake — signed to Cash Money via Universal’s Republic Records — Russ said, “If Drake posts a picture on the ’Gram of his new album …
  • Virtual BET Awards will be a political affair this year

    Virtual BET Awards will be a political affair this year

    Not even a pandemic can stop the BET Awards. The show will go on Sunday at 8 p.m. on BET and CBS with its first-ever virtual ceremony hosted by comedian Amanda Seales. And there are still plenty of A-list acts on the musical lineup, including Alicia Keys, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Usher and Lil Wayne. …
  • Drake shares new photo of son Adonis on Father’s Day

    Drake shares new photo of son Adonis on Father’s Day

    Drake celebrated Father’s Day with his son, Adonis, and his child’s mother, Sophie Brussaux. On Sunday, the rapper shared a picture of his sleepy-faced toddler in bed, and captioned it, “Happy Fathers Day to all the real g’z handling business 🌍” Drake, 33, also posted a video on his Instagram Story that showed him opening …
  • Drake, The Weeknd donate thousands to Black Lives Matter organizations

    Drake, The Weeknd donate thousands to Black Lives Matter organizations

    Drake and The Weeknd made generous donations to organizations fighting for racial equality and against injustice toward the black community. On Monday, songwriter Mustafa Ahmed, also known as Mustafa the Poet, shared on Instagram that he personally donated $400 to the National Bail Out fund, an organization that helps free those arrested while protesting the death …