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Cory Gunz Talks Upcoming Projects, Young Money, The Rap Game, His Father & More

May 20, 2018 by Danny M

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Cory Gunz Talks Upcoming Projects, Young Money, The Rap Game, His Father Peter Gunz & More

Last month, Cory Gunz appeared on the Let’s Get This Over With podcast with TTS (Talk That Shit) for a 1-hour interview, to spit a freestyle, and to offer advice for any upcoming music artists.

During their conversation, the Gunna spoke with hosts C-Jones, SlyThatGuy, T.C., BigZ, and Nicky Sinz about being signed to Young Money, who he considers a “legend” in the rap game, influences, his father Peter Gunz, motivation, who he still wants to work with, and plenty more.

Cory also discussed his upcoming Kriminal Minded EP that will be paying homage to KRS-One (says there is no date yet but it will be worth the wait), his upcoming Timbs & Hoodies mixtape (says it will drop any day now), and his upcoming 2 Gunz Up joint project with his pops. Hit the jump to check out the podcast!

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Drake Becomes First Ever Music Artist To Debut 2 Singles In The Top 10 Of Billboard’s “Hot 100” Chart Simultaneously + Surpasses JAY Z

February 12, 2018 by Danny M

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Drake Becomes First Ever Music Artist To Debut 2 Singles In The Top 10 Of Billboard Hot 100 Chart Simultaneously

After going No. 1 with “God’s Plan and breaking records with the first 24-hour streams, Drake has broke yet another record.

Drizzy‘s “Diplomatic Immunity” song, which also appears on his Scary Hours EP along with “God’s Plan“, debuted at No. 7 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart.

This means that the 6 God is now the first ever music artist to have 2 tracks debut in the top 10 of the “Hot 100” at the same time, so a big congratulations is in order to him on this amazing achievement!

In related news, Drizzy Drake has also surpassed JAY Z for having the most “Hot 100” top 10 appearances among rappers. JAY previously held the record with 21 entries and now Drake has a total of 22 entries after his 2 new entries.

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The First Week Sales For “More Life” Are In, Drake Is Now Tied With Eminem & Kanye West For Second Most No. 1’s

March 27, 2017 by Danny M

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The First Week Sales For More Life Are In, Drake Is Now Tied With Eminem & Kanye West For Second Most No 1 Albums

The first week sales for Drake‘s More Life playlist are in! According to Nielsen Music, the project has moved around 505,000 units since first being released on March 18th, so a big congratulations to the 6 God is in order.

Breaking down the 505,000 number, there were 257,000 sales from streaming equivalent albums, 226,000 from traditional album sales, and 23,000 from TEA units.

As More Life also went No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, this is now Drizzy‘s seventh No. 1 album of his career, which makes him tied with Eminem and Kanye West for the second most No. 1 projects in hip-hop. Jay Z is in the lead with a total of 13.

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Jason Derulo Talks Nicki Minaj Dissing Remy Ma On His “Swalla” Single & If It’s Good For Hip-Hop

March 17, 2017 by Danny M

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Jason Derulo Talks Nicki Minaj Dissing Remy Ma On His Swalla Single & If Its Good For Hip Hop

In a recent interview with HipHopDX, Jason Derulo spoke on Nicki Minaj dissing Remy Ma on his “Swalla” singe, also featuring Ty Dolla $ign.

The singer revealed he didn’t realize Nicki had sent shots to Remy in her verse at first, but he thinks what she did was “some legendary shit”.

Jason also discussed whether he thinks the Barbie and Ma‘s beef is good for the hip-hop culture. You can read exactly what he said below!

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Drake’s “Summer Sixteen” Tour Was The Highest Earning Hip Hop Tour Of 2016

January 9, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Summer Sixteen Tour Was The Highest Earning Hip Hop Tour Of 2016

According to the reliable concert database website POLLSTAR, Drake‘s “Summer Sixteen” tour collected around $84.3 million in 2016; making it the highest-earning rap tour with Kanye West’s “Saint Pablo” tour in second place grossing $52.8 million.

Click here to check out POLLSTAR’s “Year-End Top 100 Worldwide Tours” stats for 2016. Drizzy also shared this amazing news on his Instagram page here.

The 6 God will be soon kicking off his “The Boy Meets World” tour in Europe!

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Drake Wins 4 Awards At The 2016 AMAs

November 27, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Wins 4 Awards At The 2016 American Music Awards

Drake won a total of four awards at the 2016 American Music Awards, which took place last Sunday (November 20th) in Los Angeles.

Out of 13 nominations, Drizzy took home awards in the categories: “Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-Hop” for Views, “Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop”, “Favorite Song – Rap/Hip-Hop” for “Hotline Bling“, and “Favorite Song – Soul/R&B” for Rihanna’s “Work“.

If you can recall, the 6 God also broke a record at this year’s AMAs by surpassing Michael Jackson’s 11 nomination record back in 1984!

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Drake Earns 13 Nominations At The 2016 AMAs, Breaks Michael Jackson’s 32-Year Old Record

October 10, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Earns 13 Nominations At The 2016 AMAs & Breaks Michael Jackson 32 Year Old Record

The nominees for the 2016 American Music Awards, which will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 20th, have been announced.

Drake picked up a total of 13 nominations in the categories “Artist Of The Year”, “Collaboration Of The Year”, “Video Of The Year”, “Favorite Male Artist”, “Favorite Album”, and “Favorite Song”.

You can see who Drizzy‘s competition is to win his awards below. In related news, the 6 God has also surpassed Michael Jackson‘s 11 nomination record at the AMAs that he set all the way back in 1984!

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