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Shanell Speaks On Why Consistency Is Everything, Young Money Being A “Super Rap Label” & More [Video]

May 6, 2018 by Danny M

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Shanell Speaks On Why Consistency Is Everything, Young Money Being A Super Rap Label & More

While at Urban FĂȘtes Panel Discussion & Music Showcase during SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 17th, Shanell sat down with The Bobby Pen for a one on one interview.

During their conversation, SnL chatted about transitioning from a dancer to a singer/songwriter, learning that getting a record deal is only the beginning of your career, Young Money being a “super rap label”, why consistency is everything, and more.

You can check out everything that the Young Mula Princess had to say in a video after the jump below!

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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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Dave East Announces He Is Working On A Few Rap Songs With Drake

August 18, 2017 by Danny M

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Dave East Announces He Is Working On A Few Rap Songs With Drake

Dave East recently sat down with Billboard for an interview to promote his new EP and to announce he is working on “a few records” with Drake.

During his conversation, East also spoke on how he maintained his focus after going from hanging around the projects to hanging around Drizzy Drake, Nicki Minaj and Christina Milian, as well as how he first met Drizzy.

You can read exactly what Dave said after the jump below. He was sure to mention that his songs with the 6 God will be hard rapping records too!

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Jay Jones Raps A New 2-Minute Verse For The Camera [Video]

August 6, 2017 by Danny M

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Jay Jones Raps A New 2 Minute Verse For The Camera

Jay Jones has shared a 2-minute video on social media of him rapping a new verse.

The verse could appear on Jay‘s forthcoming project, 2000 Hollygrove, due to drop soon.

You can check out Jones spitting the new verse after the jump below! What are your thoughts on it?

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Drake Talks Lil Wayne, “More Life”, Kanye West, UK Rap, Ghostwriting For Dr. Dre, Grammys, XXXTENTACION & More

February 19, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Talks Lil Wayne, More Life, Kanye West, UK Rap, Ghostwriting For Dr Dre, Grammys, XXXTENTACION & More

While out in London on his “The Boy Meets World” tour, Drake chopped it up with DJ Semtex for a one-on-one interview. You can listen to the audio of their conversation below, but check back on Monday to watch a video of the full interview.

During their lengthy conversation, Drizzy spoke on realizing his turning point in the music industry was when Lil Wayne rapped his “Money To Blow” verse live at the MTV Video Music Awards, working with Wayne, his So Far Gone mixtape, ghostwriting for Dr. Dre, and his Views album.

The 6 God also discussed his “One Dance single, why he released “Pop Style” at the same time, how he discovered Kyla‘s original song, racism, why he doesn’t want his 2 new Grammy awards, Quentin Miller, his beef with Meek Mill, people thinking he stole the flow of XXXTENTACION, why More Life is a playlist and not an album, Skepta, UK rap, Giggs, his OVO Sound Radio show, and Santan Dave.

Throughout the interview, Drizzy Drake even revealed that he has distanced himself from Kanye West after he brought up his and DJ Khaled‘s name in a rant and so they are no longer working on a joint project, can not see him and Meek ever being friends, and thinks the best rappers are in London!

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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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Cory Gunz Says His “Krimindal Minded” Project Will Pay Homage To KRS-One [Video]

January 8, 2017 by Danny M

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Cory Gunz Says His Krimindal Minded Project Will Pay Homage To KRS-One

After seeing part 1 last week, we can now watch part 2 of Cory Gunz and Cormega‘s interview with N.O.R.E. aka Noreaga and DJ EFN on their “Drink Champs” podcast that was filmed back in August.

In the final part of their conversation, the Young Money Gunna discusses why he would never do reality television again, his upcoming Krimindal Minded project will pay homage to KRS-One, and plenty more.

You can check out the New York rappers’ interview with “Drink Champs” in a video after the jump below!

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