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Videos: Drake Performs At Stevie Wonder Concert x Speaks On “YOLO” Project

December 20, 2011 by Danny M

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On December 17th, Drake performed at Stevie Wonder‘s House Full Of Toys benefit concert in Los Angeles. You can watch some footage of Drizzy performing “Best I Ever Had” above, courtesy of Rap-Up!

After the jump, Drake speaks to MTV about his upcoming collaboration project with Rick Ross titled YOLO.

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Drake Speaks On Collabo Project With Rick Ross Called “YOLO” & More

November 8, 2011 by Danny M

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Drake Speaks On Collabo Project With Rick Ross Called YOLO & More

Drake recently revealed with XXL that him and Rick Ross have been talking about recording a collabo mixtape called YOLO, which is short for You Only Live Once. There is currently no release date for this project yet, but Drizzy said he wants to drop the tape without any warning or hype, so it will be a surprise for us fans!

“I have been working on a mixtape with Ross,” Drake said. “A mixtape called Y.O.L.O. That means ‘You Only Live Once’. I’ve been working on that for the last couple of weeks. We haven’t really connected because he’s been going through this thing with his health. I’ve been stashing my little beats and verses.”

Hit the jump to read Drake talking to The Source about why he hates social networks.

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Video: Drake Talks Crafting DJ Khaled’s “I’m On One” Collabo & More

June 1, 2011 by Danny M

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“Khaled waited, like, forever and a day. I was taking my sweet time trying to craft this piece of music because I knew he needed a special moment,” Drizzy told MTV News at the song’s video shoot in Miami. “When I did it, I was like, ‘OK, it’s gotta be me, Ross and Wayne.’ That’s the first time anybody has ever heard all three of us on a record.”

After leaking the song onto the Internet on May 12, Khaled and company were out shooting the video for “I’m On One” this past weekend — just 15 days later — and that fact isn’t lost on Drake. “To be out here shooting a video, it’s amazing how things work nowadays,” he said. “I used to make music and never think anyone was gonna hear it, now I make music and two weeks later, we’re shooting crazy videos in Miami, living the life.”

Aside from working with Wayne, who Drake is signed to and frequently shows appreciation for, the Toronto-born rapper spoke on his admiration for his “brother” Rozay. “That’s one of my favorite people to rap with in the world,” Drizzy said. “That’s family the same way YM is family, the same way that OVO is family,” he said, name-checking his Young Money and October’s Very Own teams. “Ross know what it is, MMG all day, I hold that close to my heart.” – MTV

PREVIOUSLY: Video: The Making Of DJ Khaled’s “I’m On One” Record | Pictures: DJ Khaled Shoots A Music Video For His “I’m On One” Single

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Video: Gudda Gudda & Mack Maine Interview With Peter Parker

January 21, 2011 by Danny M

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Before Gudda Gudda got his chain snatched in Minnesota (after the jump), he and Mack Maine chopped it up with Mr. Peter Parker backstage to chat about Nicki Minaj and how she has evolved as an artist, Lil Wayne’s upcoming Tha Carter IV album, upcoming tours, and the Drake and Weezy collabo album. Gudda also says that he will be dropping his Guddaville 3 mixtape in two weeks, which will be hosted by DJ Drama.

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Lil Twist Interview With Neon Limelight

December 29, 2010 by Danny M

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Lil Twist Interview With Neon Limelight

Neon Limelight chatted with Lil Twist last month to talk about everything from his first post-jail meet up with Lil Wayne, to working on a mixtape with Justin Bieber, to his current mixtape, The Takeover, and how he stays young in a business which forces young stars to grow up quickly. You can read the Q&A below:

Neon Limelight: First things first, Weezy’s home! How are you feeling about that?

Lil Twist: Oh my God! I don’t even know how to explain it.

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Video: Lil Twist Speaks About His Upcoming Debut Album, Lil Wayne’s C4, & More

December 28, 2010 by Danny M

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VIBE‘s John Kennedy linked with Young Money young gun Lil Twist at Harlem’s Stadium Red Studio to chat about his upcoming debut album titled Don’t Get It Twisted, Lil Wayne and his Tha Carter IV album, music artists he would like to work with, his upcoming collabo mixtape with Justin Bieber, and more!

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Video: Lil Twist Speaks On Collabo Mixtape With Justin Bieber

November 20, 2010 by Danny M

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“Me and Justin are working on this mixtape,” Twist confirmed to MTV News. “We probably gonna title it Best of Both Worlds, or Best of Young Rap, Best of Young Pop. We got a few records done. The recent record that was talked about was ‘Billionaire’. We did ‘Billionaire’ by Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars. We gonna get ready to leak that out. We’re gonna leak something real soon.”

Any further details about when more music from the twosome might drop is still very TBD. “I don’t have the date on the mixtape yet, because we’re still working hard on it,” the MC explained. “We’re trying to get new beats, because now, like, some of the beats that we’ve used are old. … So we’re gonna get new beats and go back in and try and make an EP.”

The idea of the two working on some music together was really an idea Bieber came up with, Twist explained. “Me and Justin, we actually met through a mutual friend and after that we got real cool actually,” he recalled. “We started working in the studio, sending stuff through the Mac book and everything. And then he was like, ‘Yo, bro, we should do a mixtape. Let’s go.’ We just started then.”

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