Drake Pays Rapper $100,000 For 'Borrowing' Lyrics

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Music

Drake is $100,000 lighter in his wallet after settling with rapper 4-Tay over "borrowing" lyrics. TMZ reports Drake's record label paid 4-Tay $100,...

WATCH: Drake Sings 'Let It Go,' Mocks Donald Sterling At ESPYs

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Music

"Degrassi" fans have always known that Drake is comfortable on camera, but the Toronto rapper really sold himself as a comedian with his stellar "Satu...

Drake's ESPYs Outfits Will Make Your Day Better

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Style

Only a Canadian, nay, a Torontonian would wear what Drake wore at the 2014 ESPYs on Wednesday night. The rapper/heartbreaker hosted the sports awar...

Um, Is Drake Trying To Give Toronto A New Nickname?

CBC | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Music

Toronto's nickname might be getting an update courtesy of its most famous rap export, Drake. The former Forest Hill resident is calling his nex...

Drake Reveals New Album 'Views From The 6'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Music

Just as Drake's last album, "Nothing Was The Same," made it onto the Polaris Prize short list, the Toronto rap superstar announced his new album would...

Polaris Music Prize Short List (And Host) Revealed

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Music

The eighth annual Polaris Prize has revealed it's 2014 short list for the best Canadian album of the past year. The 10 nominated artists range fro...

Chris Taylor on Last Gang Records and the Changing Entertainment Landscape

Herbert Lui | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Music
Herbert Lui

When it all boils down, Last Gang Records was started in one of the most tumultuous eras of the music industry. It has thrived in the ten years since. Most people would say that the worst is over, but the entertainment industry will continue to evolve with streaming technology and subsequent advancements. But I'm not too worried for them.

That Story About Drake And BlackBerry Probably Isn't True

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Business

It isn’t err’day that a major rapper makes, um, headlines with the news that they are about to be brand ambassador for struggling smartphone maker...

A$AP Ferg: 'I Don't Care About Money, I Just Want To Change The World'

The Huffington Post Canada | Devon Murphy | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Music

If you’re into hip-hop you know that A$AP Rocky isn’t the only member of the Mob who can draw a crowd. This was the year of Ferg. "Trap Lord,"...

Drake, Arcade Fire, Chromeo Make Polaris Prize Long List

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Music

This year's Polaris Music Prize Long List was announced this morning in Calgary with some newcomers and some old pros vying for this year's award. ...

Musical Menu Items From The Yolko Ono To I Am Pasta Fierce

The Huffington Post Canada | Kathryn Kyte | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Music

Foodies may be the new music nerds, but the synergy between both art forms can make for a myriad of drool-worthy dinners or cringing concoctions. Meal...

Drake Is Cheating on Toronto With Houston

Giselle Phelps | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Music
Giselle Phelps

Fans of Drake's music will know he often raps about Houston too, and has a huge affinity for the city. He's reportedly recorded a lot of his music there. But this past weekend, his loyalties really seemed to blur a bit. Drake was rocking a Houston Astros MLB jersey at a game. Shouldn't he be doing that with the Toronto Blue Jays?

Petition To Make Drake The National Anthem Is A Thing Of Beauty

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Music

Drake has become a Canadian icon. A symbol of Canuck culture punching above its weight on the world stage. Now a group of Canadians want to make t...

Drake's New Song Will Invade Your Summer Playlist

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Music

His OVO Fest is still two months away but rapper Drake has already released a teaser of his next studio album expected to drop in the spring of 2015. ...

What If... The X-Men Movie Starred All Musicians?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Music

Everybody's favourite merry Marvel mutants The X-Men are gearing up to make their big return to movie theatres this week and superhero fans couldn't b...

Sorry Jay Z and Solange, THESE Are The Craziest Musician Fights Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Music

The Internet exploded last week following leaked footage of the now infamous elevator fight that unfolded between Jay Z and his sister-in-law Solange ...


The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Living

The Toronto Raptors' one-point loss may have been heartbreaking, but few fans took it personally. The Raps were eliminated from the playoffs Sunda...

Raptors Capitalize On Drake's Lucky Charm

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Music

If it works for Drake, it works for the Toronto Raptors. The NBA team currently dribbling its way through a first round playoff series against the ...

This Drake Parody Is Straight Out Of Punjab (NSFW)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Music

Drake's video for "Worst Behavior" has become an instant classic. This might be better. The insanely addictive clip was created by Toronto's Jasmee...

Bad News For Drake

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Music

A Canadian international pop star is one of several being sued by a Toronto man in connection to an alleged assault outside an entertainment venue. On...

WATCH: Drake In Disguise Asks People About Drake

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada Music

He has his share of detractors but Drake had some fun at his own expense last night during a Jimmy Kimmel Live segment, namely disguising himself and ...

Everything You Need To Know About The 2014 Juno Awards

HuffPost Canada Music | Julijana Capone | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Music

The city declared earlier this year to be colder than an uninhabitable planet is getting ready to shed some layers for Canada’s biggest music party,...

Ontario Liberals Under Fire For Doling Taxpayer Dollars To Drake

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Music

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals must stop doling out taxpayer dollars to giant corporations and celebrities like Drake while cutting funding to...

Drake's OVO Fest Gets $300,000 From Taxpayers, Twitter Gets Angry

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Music

Although it might seem like he doesn't need the money to stage it, multi-millionaire rapper Drake's upcoming OVO Fest will receive a $300,000 grant fr...

These Music Videos Are So Cinematic They Deserve Oscars

HuffPost Canada Music | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Music

The Oscars are coming, and there's nothing anybody can do about it. So with movies on our minds, we figured the upcoming ceremonies would be the perfe...