Drake

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 03.25.2014 | 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...

WATCH: The Ten Best Canadian Music Videos

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Music

Arcade Fire have two videos nominated from their "Reflektor" album as part of the Prism Prize Top 10 list which also includes videos by Hollerado, Dra...

Drake's Outrageous Reason For Slamming Rolling Stone

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Music

Drake may have mocked himself on "Saturday Night Live" as "the saddest boy in all of Canada," but right now he seems like the maddest -- and for the w...

Hold On, Drake's Going Home From The Grammys Empty-Handed

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Music

Drake may have landed 2013's seventh best-selling album in the U.S. with "Nothing Was The Same," and made plenty of critics' year-end lists, including...

WATCH: Drake's 'SNL' The Blackest, Jewish-est And Most Canadian Ever

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

Drake had a lot of expectations going into his first hosting gig on 'Saturday Night Live,' and easily established himself as the show's next Justin Ti...

Who Made 2013's Best Music Videos?

The Huffington Post Canada | Melody Lau | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Music

Music has learned to evolve and adapt to the plethora of technological advancements throughout the years and this includes music videos. Having to sta...

Drake's 13 Most Winning Moments Of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 12.27.2013 | Canada Music

In a year that saw Toronto the Good's name get dragged through the mud, international headlines and comedy bits thanks to the exploits of Rob Ford, a ...

Reunited Once Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

Kanye West wrapped up his 2013 North American "Yeezus" tour with a bang Monday night at Toronto's Air Canada Centre by bringing out the city's hometow...

Canadian Vs. American Fave Songs And Albums Of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

Both iTunes Canada and streaming service Rdio released their year-end lists of top albums and tracks with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jay Z, Bruno Mars a...

Would You Like A Lawsuit? Drake Sued For Fraud Over Nixed Gigs

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

Drake's "Would You Like A Tour" hit Chicago's United Center a few days ago, but another Chicago area promoter is suing the musician for over $200,000 ...

The Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Anupa Mistry | Posted 12.19.2013 | Canada Music

Either a Twitter feed has supplanted my brain or it was a beyond banner year for rap releases. There were flamboyant debuts (A$AP Ferg, "Traplord"...

The 13 Best Canadian Albums of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Liisa Ladouceur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

In 2013, more than ever before, Canadian music didn't just follow what was going on in the rest of the world — a world where "pop" continues to be t...

Dear Toronto Raptors, Help Me, Help You

Mike Gallay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Mike Gallay

Even the sacrosanct Toronto Maple Leafs have had three names in their history, migrating from the Toronto Arenas (1917-1919) to the Toronto St. Patricks (1919-1927) to today's Toronto Maple Leafs who honour the region's love of grammar. Change is possible and welcome and please do this because I cannot take it anymore.

WATCH: Director X On His Top 11 Music Video Game-Changers

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Music

Hip-hop fans and music video lovers are having the best week thanks to the release of Drake's video for “Worst Behaviour,” filmed by award-winning...

LOOK: Drake's Condo SOLD

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.31.2013 | Canada Business

Drake’s ritzy Toronto condo has sold, according to Buzz Buzz home. The Yorkville property was previously listed for $4.195 million, but was reli...

What Savvy Business People Can Learn From Drake

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Jay Rosenzweig

Drake was recently announced as the new "global ambassador" for the Toronto Raptors. In doing this, Drake showed loyalty to his hometown NBA team. He also took a critical step in building his personal brand. This was a terrific move to add breadth to his career and leave open a path for a post-music career.

Al Roker's Hilarious Vine At Drake Concert Goes Viral

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Music

Al Roker, the longtime "Today Show" weatherman, is not exactly the most meme-orable TV personality. But he's trying! First he got some traction by mim...

LOOK: Drake's Style Evolution

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Style

At the beginning of the month, we put beloved Canadian treasure Drake on a list of the most stylish “Degrassi” alumni. This time, we want to g...

Drake Cancels Philly Show After Start Time

The Huffington Post Canada Music | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Music

Fans were just a bit upset Saturday night after Drake cancelled his concert in Philadelphia over an hour after it was scheduled to start. A spokes...

WATCH: Drake Says He Did Actually Start From The Bottom

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada Music

Drake says his childhood wasn't exactly middle-class. In an hour-long interview (embedded above) with CBC's Q host Jian Ghomeshi which aired today...

Would Drake Like A $1.5 Million Lawsuit?

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Music

Turns out Drake is not just emotional in his music. After having his feelings hurt by rapper Future, the (former) opening act for Drake's 39-city tour...