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Drake & Future’s “Scholarships” Collaboration Goes Platinum

November 27, 2017 by Danny M

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Future & Drake Scholarships Collaboration Goes Platinum

According to the RIAA, Drake and Future‘s “Scholarships” collaboration was officially certified Platinum on October 20th.

This means that the Metro Boomin-produced song has been purchased and streamed over 1 million times since it was first released 2 years ago (September 20th) on What A Time To Be Alive.

Congratulations to the 6 God and the Astronaut Kid on this amazing achievement!

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Drake & Future’s “Diamonds Dancing” Collaboration Goes Platinum

January 23, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake & Future Diamonds Dancing Collaboration Goes Platinum

According to the RIAA, Drake and Future‘s “Diamonds Dancing” collaboration was certified Platinum on December 7th.

This means that the Metro Boomin, Ritter and Frank Dukes-co-produced track has been purchased/streamed over 1 million times since it was first released on What A Time To Be Alive on September 20th, 2015.

Congratulations to the 6 God and Super Future on this awesome achievement!

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Drake & Future’s “Jumpman” Single Goes Quadruple Platinum

January 23, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake & Future Jumpman Single Goes Quadruple Platinum

7 months after going triple Platinum, Drake and Future‘s “Jumpman” collaboration that was produced by Metro Boomin has now reached quadruple Platinum status.

The RIAA have announced that the song has surpassed 4 million streams/sales on December 7th since it was first released on What A Time To Be Alive in 2015.

Congratulations to Drizzy, the Astronaut Kid and Metro on this great achievement!

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Drake Is Releasing “Views”, “What A Time To Be Alive” & “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” On Vinyl

September 29, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Is Releasing Views, What A Time To Be Alive & If Youre Reading This Its Too Late On Vinyl

Next month, Drake will be officially releasing his Views, What A Time To Be Alive with Future and If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late projects on vinyl for fans to buy and collect.

If you wish to purchase these vinyl records, you can now pre-order them online here before they are released on October 24th, or wait until they arrive physically in retail stores on October 28th.

The 6 God‘s Views and If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late cost $34.98 individually, and What A Time To Be Alive costs $19.98. However, if you wish to buy all 3 as a bundle package, you can do so for $74.98!

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Drake & Future’s “Jumpman” Single Goes Triple Platinum!

June 9, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake & Future Jumpman Single Goes Triple Platinum

According to the RIAA, Drake and Future‘s “Jumpman” collaboration reached triple Platinum status on May 25th.

This means that the Metro Boomin-produced song has sold over 3 million digital copies since it was first released on What A Time To Be Alive last year (September 20th).

Congratulations to the Drizzy and the Astronaut Kid on this great achievement!

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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 Receives 11 & Nicki Minaj Earns 1 Nomination At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

April 12, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Receives 11 & Nicki Minaj Earns 1 Nomination At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Yesterday, the finalists for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards were announced and Young Money’s Drake and Nicki Minaj both picked up nominations. This year’s awards show will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 22nd.

Drizzy earned 11 nominations in the categories: “Top Artist”, “Top Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Artist”, “Top Hot 100 Artist”, “Top Song Sales Artist”, “Top Streaming Songs Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Rap Album”, “Top Streaming Song”, and “Top Rap Song”.

The Barbie picked up 1 nomination in the “Top Dance/Electronic Song” category for David Guetta’s “Hey Mama” single. If you are wondering how Billboard choose their finalists, it is explained below. You can also see who Drizzy Drake and Nicki will be going up against in their categories for their awards after the jump below!

Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of tracking dates March 23, 2015 through March 17, 2016 and Billboard chart dates April 11, 2015 through April 2, 2016. Since 1940, the Billboard charts have been the go-to guide for ranking the popularity of songs and albums, and are the ultimate measure of a musician’s success.

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