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The homie, DJ Carisma premieres a brand new banga from West Coast artists The K.I.D. Heat and Mally Mall featuring Drake and Tyga called “Whatcha Say.”

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The Game gives LA Leakers the green light to premiere his remix over OVO’s latest signee Makonnen’s ‘Tuesday.’

Listen below:

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With Dear America dropping September 2nd, P Reign premieres a snippet of his new single ‘DNF (Drunk N Fuck)‘ featuring Drake and Future.

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Drake certainly knows how to stay on top of the game as he returns today with a brand new remix to the bubbling new record “Club Goin’ Up on a Tuesday” by Atlanta newcomer ILOVEMAKONNEN. October’s Very Own adds his golden touch with a melodic flow and even showcases his falsetto on the Sonny Digital and Metro Boomin-produced track.

“Put the world on a song / You know PARTY and The Weeknd / Ain’t got no motherf*ckin’ time to party on the weekend,” he croons.

Drake is currently traveling across North America with Lil Wayne on their “Vs.” tour. He plans to get to work on his next album after the tour ends.

Take a listen to his latest remix below:

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Drake once again put on for his city as he brought the stars out for the 5th Annual OVO Fest. The Canadian superstar shared the stage with Lauryn Hill, Usher, Trey Songz, 50 Cent, J. Cole and more during Monday’s three-hour event at Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre.

Jhené Aiko opened the show, making way for the first big surprise of the evening, Ms. Lauryn Hill. The Fugees frontwoman performed “Killing Me Softly,” “Fu-Gee-La,” and “Ready or Not” before a bowing Drake showed up to perform a mash-up of “Draft Day” and “Doo Wop (That Thing).”

“I gotta hug my mom before I do this show because it’s the fifth year,” he said (according to Billboard) before his mother Sandi Graham took the stage in a wheelchair.

“If you’ve been a fan of music or a fan of Drake, I want to take you back tonight,” he said before taking a trip down memory lane, starting with his 2009 mixtape So Far Gone.

Trey Songz joined him for “Successful” and “Na Na.” “I promise you my career as a human being would be nowhere without this guy,” Drake said of the R&B crooner.

PARTYNEXTDOOR and DJ Khaled were up next, followed by Tinashe and YG, who performed “Who Do You Love?”

“This is probably gonna be one of the best moments in OVO history, so make some mothafuckin’ noise,” said Drake as Usher emerged to perform “Climax,” “Confessions Pt. II,” “Lovers and Friends,” “U Don’t Have to Call,” and “Good Kisser.”

Drake also announced that the two have collaborated on Usher’s upcoming album, due this fall, and asks his friend to show off his signature slide dance. “From ‘My Way’ to ‘8701,’ I used to swing a chain around my neck,” Drake recalls, “I had the Sean Johns on, I had the roller-skating shoes on. Can we just slide walk for a second, you still got it?”

Check out all the video footage below!

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While the music world is still shocked by the Chris Brown and Drake collaboration that may be in the works, everyone was stunned when they stormed the Espy’s together Wednesday night.

As a part of Drake’s comedy skit with Blake Griffin, Breezy jumped in and poked fun of he and Drake’s ongoing (now paused) rivalry. Called on by Griffin as a part of a running prank on Drake, Breezy served as the doctor working on repairing Drake’s appendix.

A great way to show the world that they are indeed past the BS that once was the focal point of the urban music industry, the skit is also just as funny.

If you missed it live, check out the skit below:

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Drake had the sports world laughing and cheering as he hosted the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.  The Young Money superstar had many surprises in store for the audience with various comical skits, but one that has everyone talking was his performance of a song called “Side Pieces,” in which he was joined on stage by R&B legend Brian McKnight.

Looking like he just stepped off a boat in the tropics, wearing a cream colored linen outfit, and performing in front a breezy island sunset scene, the rapper/singer sang about the world of side chicks in professional sports.

“This goes out to all my side pieces, you know you’ll never be the main one / City to city I’ll see you when we’re in the same one,” he sang before introducing Brian McKnight, who asked all the side pieces in training to wave their hands in the air.

If you missed it live, check out the hilarious skit below!

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With his new project PARTYNEXTDOOR Two due out July 29th, OVO Sound signee PARTYNEXTDOOR decides to release a new single titled ‘Recognize’ featuring label boss Drake.

“I want you to turn up on me every night when I see you, better recognize when I see you,” coos PND.

Listen and download the new collabo below:

PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO Tracklisting:

01. East Liberty
02. SLS
03. Sex on the Beach
04. Her Way
05. Belong to the City
06. Grown Woman
07. FWU
08. Recognize feat. Drake
09. Options
10. Thirsty
11. Bout It
12. Muse

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Drake is busy having the time of his life this weekend. Five years after his first sold-out show in Houston, the Toronto native dropped back by the celebrate Houston Appreciation Weekend in the city that started it all for him.

Garnering his own day during the weekend, the rapper and sometimes singer joined a star studded lineup for a performance at Warehouse Live to continue the celebration. Headlining the show, Drake also brought out a few surprises for fans to enjoy during his set.

Amongst those surprises, new “it” girl Tinashe and OVO Sound signee PARTYNEXTDOOR joined the rapper on stage. Performing her hit single, “2 On” with OB OBrien and Drake, Tinashe set the crowd on fire with her fun and lovable vocals, while PND took everyone to the “West District”. Other appearances were made by Big Sean, YG, and Wiz Khalifa.

Take a look at a few of the performances down under:

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BET Networks has announced the nominations for the 2014 BET Awards. Nominations were announced in 20 categories, selected by BET’s voting academy comprised of a group of respected entertainment professionals in the fields of television, film, music, social media, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, creative arts and fans.

Beyoncé, Jay Z and Drake lead with five nominations each, while Pharrell Williams and August Alsina follow with four nominations.

“This year’s nominees represent the best of the culture,” said Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials. “It’s great to see our talented new artist’s right alongside our more beloved ones with long careers. We appreciate our BET Awards nomination committee, over 300 strong, for their efforts and congratulate all the nominees.”

The “BET Awards” 2014 will air live on Sunday, June 29th at 8pm ET on BET Networks from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

Check out the complete list of nominees below:

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