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Nicki Minaj & Drake Both Rank In The Top 10 Forbes 2016 “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” List

September 14, 2016 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj & Drake Both Rank In The Top 10 Forbes 2016 Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

Forbes have released their 2016 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list and Young Money’s Drake and Nicki Minaj both appeared in the top 10 ranking.

Drizzy came in at #4 earning around $38.5 million, which means he has moved down a spot from last year, and Nicki (who is the only female on the list) came in at #6 earning around $20.5 million, which means she has moved up 3 places from 2015.

You can check out the full top 10 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list by Forbes after the jump below. Congratulations to the 6 God and the Barbie!

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Shanell Talks Being On Tour With The Game & Snoop Dogg, Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Bad Ass Grasshoppers Group & More

September 1, 2016 by Danny M

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Shanell Talks Being On Tour With The Game & Snoop Dogg, Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Bad Ass Grasshoppers Group & More

For episode 8 of their The Co-Op podcast, Willy Will and Champagne Chu caught up with Shanell for a 1 hour and 30-minute interview, which you can listen to below.

SnL spoke on where she is from, her childhood, sister D. Woods, stories from dancing on tour for The Game and Snoop Dogg when they had beef with 50 Cent, songwriting for Kelis, her 88 Keyz project, Zaytoven, what the early days with Weezy were like, and plenty more.

The Young Money Princess also discussed touring arenas with Lil Wayne, her first group with Wayne, Mack Maine and T-Streets called Bad Ass Grasshoppers, appearing in Wayne and Birdman‘s “Leather So Soft” music video, visiting Wayne every month while he was locked up in prison, and writing his “Prom Queen” single!

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Cory Gunz Chats To N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN About Lil Wayne vs. Birdman, “Kriminal Minded”, Staying Loyal To Wayne & More

August 2, 2016 by Danny M

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Cory Gunz Chats To NORE & DJ EFN About Lil Wayne vs Birdman, Kriminal Minded, Staying Loyal To Wayne & More

New York rappers Cory Gunz and Cormega recently sat down with N.O.R.E. aka Noreaga and DJ EFN for a 2 hour and 45 minute interview on episode 24 of their “Drink Champs” podcast.

During the conversation, Cory spoke on his first deal being with Shaquille O’Neal, the Lil Wayne vs. Birdman situation, if he feels like he is an OG in the rap game, and his father Peter Gunz.

Cory also discussed who he listened to growing up, can never seeing himself leave Wayne to go independent, if he would ever appear in the “Love & Hip Hop” reality TV show, and plenty more.

The Young Money Gunna even revealed that his Krimindal Minded project will be released for free in October. You can listen to the full interview after the jump below!

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Birdman Speaks On Drake’s Success & Explains Why He Is The Perfect Superstar

June 30, 2016 by Danny M

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Birdman Speaks On Drake Success & Explains Why He Is The Perfect Superstar

Billboard chopped it up with Birdman earlier this week on Monday and during their conversation, Baby was asked what he thinks about Drake‘s success.

Birdman mentioned that he always knew Drizzy would be a superstar since day one and explained why he is the perfect person to be one.

Hit the jump to read what Baby said about the 6 God in his interview!

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Drake Has Made His Very First Appearance On “The Forbes Five” List

May 5, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Has Made His Very First Appearance On The Forbes Five List

Drake has made his very first appearance on “The Forbes Five” list, which shows who are currently the wealthiest artists in hip-hop, by coming in at #5.

To compile the Forbes Five list, we follow the same procedures used to calculate our list of the world’s billionaires: looking at past earnings, valuing current holdings, leafing through real estate records and talking to analysts, attorneys, managers, venture capitalists and some of the moguls themselves to find the details.

According to Forbes, Drizzy has a net worth of $60 million, due to his music, touring, and deals with Apple, Nike, and Sprite.

The other 4 rappers that came above Drizzy Drake on Forbes’ annual list were: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay Z, and Birdman!

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Drake Discusses Lil Wayne, Birdman, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Rihanna, Skepta, Future, The Weeknd & More [Video]

May 3, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Discusses Lil Wayne, Birdman, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Rihanna, Skepta, Future, The Weeknd & More

After listening to the audio of this interview a few days ago, we can now watch Drake‘s sit-down interview with Beats 1 Radio’s Zane Lowe in Noah “40” Shebib’s studio. The conversation was aired on episode 20 of OVO Sound Radio on April 28th.

During the 1-hour interview, which you can watch below, Drizzy talked about plenty of things including his new album VIEWS, how The Throne were originally featured on “Pop Style“, Rihanna, not speaking to Nicki Minaj anymore, Skepta, how proud he is of The Weeknd, acting, his family, Future, What A Time To Be Alive, and releasing more music this summer.

Drizzy Drake also shared his thoughts on the current situation between Young Money and Cash Money, Lil Wayne’s beef with Birdman, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late just being a tape he recorded in his hotel room, Kanye West’s pool, the forthcoming “Summer Sixteen” tour, and more!

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Drake Talks No Longer Speaking To Nicki Minaj, “VIEWS”, Lil Wayne vs. Birdman, More Music & More

April 30, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Talks No Longer Speaking To Nicki Minaj, VIEWS, Lil Wayne vs Birdman, More Music & More

For episode 20 of OVO Sound Radio that aired on April 28th, Drake sat down with Beats 1 Radio’s Zane Lowe in Noah “40” Shebib’s studio for a 1-hour interview, which you can listen to after the jump below.

Drizzy spoke on his latest album VIEWS, working with Future, “Jumpman“, the upcoming “Summer Sixteen” tour, recording “Hotline Bling” in London, “Pop Style“, how Kanye West and Jay Z ended up recording a verse for it, working with Rihanna, his family, acting, Skepta, The Weeknd, and more.

Throughout the conversation, Drizzy Drake also revealed he has more songs that didn’t make VIEWS which he will release this summer, not speaking to Nicki Minaj that much anymore, the current beef between Lil Wayne and Birdman, praying that the Young Money vs. Cash Money situation gets worked out and resolved, as well as saying it’s been tough to see!

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