Drake, Future collaborate on impressive, spontaneous mixtape

There has never been a better time to be a Drake fan. In this year alone, Drake has dropped a chart-topping mixtape and singlehandedly annihilated Meek Mill’s career. Now, in an uncharacteristically spontaneous move, Drake has confirmed the rumors of his collaboration with Future and released “What A Time To
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Hip-hop hour: the importance of Drake’s ego

At the very start of the mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Drake has the balls to announce, “If I die, all I know is that I’m a motherfucking legend.” It baffles me that Drake thinks so because, this past October, Pitchfork Media published a blog post, “RIP
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From the Beatles to Young Thug: a paradox of popular music

I’ll admit, I’ve gone through that phase of nostalgia — feeling that nothing could top the feverish, creative zeitgeist of the countercultural ’60s. My mind has often wandered through the smoky, Beat-ific cool of Greenwich Village’s folk scene, down to the drugged-out wonderland of Warhol’s Factory. You’ll find a Woodstock
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Read Rosemarie: Under the influence

I always attributed my musical awakening to the moment I saw Taking Back Sunday perform “MakeDamnSure” on “Degrassi: the Next Generation.” I was 11 years old and fed up with being laughed at birthday parties for not knowing the words to Mariah Carey’s “Shake It Off” — Taylor’s is better,
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If you’re reading this, don’t buy Drake’s new album

Drake is a remarkable actor. Not for his stint on the emotive teen-soap “Degrassi,” mind you. In a now-iconic interview with a Miami radio station, Lebanese porn actress Mia Khalifa subtly hinted that rap’s resident simp lord slid into her Instagram direct messages with a reckless thirst and a “cringeworthy”
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Jhameel jams to his own beat

With a breathy voice and funky style, it’s no surprise that UC Berkeley alumnus Jhameel has been compared to a modern-day Prince. The 23-year-old — a former member of the ROTC program and of co-op Casa Zimbabwe — attributes his experiences in the military and in Berkeley to the start
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