“While I am truly flattered to learn that Drake fucks with me,” writes 72-year-old installation artist James Turrell, a clear influence on the rapper’s taste for colored cubes, “I nevertheless wish to make clear that neither I nor any of my woes was involved in any way in the making of the Hotline Bling video.”
I know when that doorbell ring/That can only mean one thing. Trick-or-treaters are here!
A group gathered at Brooklyn’s Fools Gold’s Day Off party on Monday was interrupted by a strange, chilling occurrence. Though no one of this realm seemed to be performing at the time, a ghastly voice rang out over the venue’s sound system, telling a man in the crowd to puuut dooown his Draaake siiign.
By the way I don’t buy this rumor for one second, Scripps National Spelling Bee.
For years, white kids have been able to attend rap concerts and scream the word "nigga" in peace. But now, at least at festivals, livestreams are ubiquitous, which means we inadvertently see something like this: a white kid catching the spirit of a Southern frat party during Drake's "Crew Love."
It's morning on Rikers Island and popular Canadian TV star Drake is waiting to see Lil Wayne. The rapper finally appears, diminutive in his oversize orange jumpsuit. Drake smiles broadly and mouths through the glass: I-FUCKED-UR-GF. A single teardrop rolls down the single teardrop tattoo on Wayne's cheek.
Yesterday it was announced that Taylor Swift sold 1.3 million copies of her new album 1989, meaning that she moved more records in one week than any other artist has of any new album in the entirety of the past 10 months. This was appropriately being noted as a historic feat before it was even confirmed, but it is not the most impressive capitalist achievement the music industry has seen in 2014. That, instead, would be everything Drake has done this year.
A decade or so ago, the NYPD copped to having a so-called "Hip-Hop Police" force that kept tabs on all the rich and famous black men just itching to commit all types of heinous crimes in New York City. That force still reportedly exists, but now it keeps its eye on people like Drake and Chris Brown.