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Drake’s “Nothing Was The Same” Album Reaches Quadruple Platinum Status

April 25, 2018 by Danny M

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Drake Nothing Was The Same Album Goes Quadruple Platinum

2 years after being certified triple Platinum, the Recording Industry Association Of America have confirmed Drake‘s Nothing Was The Same album has now gone quadruple Platinum.

According to the RIAA, Nothing Was The Same surpassed 4 million in sales and streams on April 2nd after it was first released on September 24th, 2013.

Congratulations to the 6 God on this amazing accomplishment!

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Drake’s “Nothing Was The Same” Album Goes Triple Platinum

March 13, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Nothing Was The Same Album Goes Triple Platinum

According to the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA), Drake‘s Nothing Was The Same album reached triple Platinum status in the USA on March 3rd.

This means that Nothing Was The Same has had over 3 million sales since it was first released on September 24th back in 2013. The project was certified double Platinum in June last year.

A big help with this verification is that the RIAA recently adjusted their rules to let streaming count towards album certifications. Congratulations to Drizzy on this great achievement!

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Majid Jordan Speak On Drake, “Nothing Was The Same” Studio Sessions & More [Video]

February 21, 2016 by Danny M

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Majid Jordan Speak On Drake, Nothing Was The Same Studio Sessions & More

Just before 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto, Majid Jordan sat down with Mouloud Achour from French media outlet Clique for an interview.

At the start of their conversation, the duo spoke on their boss Drake, working on his “Hold On, We’re Going Home” single, Noah “40” Shebib, what it was like being in the album studio sessions for Nothing Was The Same, their “My Love” collaboration with Drizzy, and plenty more.

You can watch the full interview in a video after the jump below!

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Majid Jordan Speak On OVO, How Drake Found Them, “Hold On, We’re Going Home” & More

February 9, 2016 by Danny M

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Majid Jordan Speak On How Drake Found Them, OVO, Hold On Were Going Home & More

Majid Jordan stopped by Hot 97’s “Ebro In The Morning” radio show recently to have one of their very first interviews in their music career with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez.

Throughout their conversation, the OVO Sound artists spoke on how Drake found them back in 2012 through SoundCloud, writing Drake‘s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” single, the recording sessions for Drizzy‘s Nothing Was The Same album, how OVO work, Toronto, Noah “40” Shebib, Canadian politician Norm Kelly, and more.

You can check out the full interview in a video after the jump below. Click here to watch the music video for Majid Jordan‘s “My Love” single featuring Drizzy Drake!

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Marvel Has Paired Silver Surfer With Drake For Their Hip-Hop Variant Artwork

October 7, 2015 by Danny M

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Marvel Has Paired Silver Surfer With Drake For Their Hip Hop Variant Artwork

Marvel have been reworking various hip-hop album covers with some of their superheroes for their huge refresh of their classic comic book titles. You can see their Lil Wayne and Spider-Man comic cover here.

The Editor In Chief of Marvel Comics, Axel Alonso, has said that he wants to pay tribute to hip-hop as they are both popular threads of pop culture, as well as that he is a fan of the genre, grew up listening to it, and draws his inspiration from it.

One of the hip-hop album artworks that Marvel have paid homage to is Drake‘s Nothing Was The Same cover with their fictional superhero Silver Surfer. You can view the variant artwork that was created by Cliff Chiang above, courtesy of MTV!

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Both Win At The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards

October 15, 2014 by Danny M

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Both Win At The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards aired on television and Young Money’s Drake and Nicki Minaj both won awards on the night even though they were not in attendance.

Drizzy, who was nominated a total of 8 times, won 3 awards. They were “Best Hip-Hop Video” for “Worst Behavior“, “Album Of The Year” for Nothing Was The Same, and “People’s Champ Award” for “Worst Behavior

The Young Money Barbie, who was nominated a total of 5 times at the awards show, won 1 award and that was in the “Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style)” category.

Congratulations to them both!

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Both Receive Nominations At The 2014 Soul Train Awards

October 13, 2014 by Danny M

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Drake & Nicki Minaj Both Receive Nominations At The 2014 Soul Train Awards

Young Money’s Drake and Nicki Minaj have both been nominated at the 2014 Soul Train Awards, which will be taking place at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 7th.

Nicki picked up one nomination in the “Best Hip-Hop Song Of The Year” category for her “Pills N Potions” song. Drizzy picked up three nominations in the “Song Of The Year”, “Album Of The Year”, and “Best Hip-Hop Song Of The Year” categories.

You can view the list of nominations in the categories below. This year’s Soul Train Awards will be hosted by Wendy Williams and air on Centric, as well as BET at 8PM EST on November 30th.

Click here to see which categories Lil Wayne and Tyga were nominated in at the awards show!

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