Drake

Drake Says Most Drake Thing Ever At Event Dedicated To Him

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Music

TORONTO - Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey said he often gets asked about Drake."I get texts: 'Do you know Drake? Have you met Drake?' He sits there ...

Diddy Reportedly Punched Drake In Miami Club Fight

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Music

Every celeb worth their salt is in Miami for Art Basel, but while Leonardo DiCaprio left a party with 20 women, Drake reportedly left one with a face ...

Drake Celebrates His Birthday In The '6'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Music

Happy birthday Drake! The Toronto-born hip hop artist behind hits such as "Started from the Bottom" and "Hold On We're Going Home" celebrated his 2...

Top Style Tips For Men

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I usually write about fashion and beauty for women, but what about the guys? Long gone are the days when guys would wear over worn jeans and a grung...

Drake's Had More Hits Than The Beatles

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Music

Drake makes records, and he breaks records. The Toronto rapper just landed on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for the 72nd time (yes, you read that ...

LIVE STREAM: Watch The Polaris Prize Gala Right Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Music

The eighth annual Polaris Music Prize is happening tonight, Sept 22, and we will be streaming the 2014 Polaris Prize live beginning at 7pm with the pr...

Yet Another Way That Drake Is Making His Mark On Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Music

Music fans all over the world know Drake as the hitmaker behind tracks such as "Hold On We're Going Home," and as the man that Nicki Minaj tempted wit...

You Can Now Add Drake's Name To This List Of Celebs

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Music

After Lady Gaga, Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez and Jon Bon Jovi accepted the "ice bucket challenge" in support of ALS research in the last few days you ...

Drake's Big Mouth Gets The Raptors In Trouble

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Music

Drake gave a shout-out to NBA star Kevin Durant on-stage at OVO Fest last week, and his comments have landed the Toronto Raptors in hot water. The ...

OVO Fest After-Party Shooting Leaves Two Wounded

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada Music

While Drake's annual OVO Fest went off without a hitch last night at Toronto's Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, an OVO after-party was mired by a sho...

Make August Canada's Black History Month

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada
Christopher Stuart Taylor

Somewhere out there Drake needs to stand up and write a song about this fact for people to understand that his OVO concert takes place on a weekend made possible by a person that fought for the freedom of his ancestors. Well, at least the black half of his ancestors.

Joshua Ostroff

Biz Markie Has Still Got What You Need

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Music

For old-school rap fans, nobody beats the Biz. Dubbed "the clown prince of hip-hop," Biz Markie was among the first wave of rappers to hit the mai...

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 09.15.2014 | 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 08.25.2014 | 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 08.16.2014 | 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...