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Let's take it back to those post-bar mitzvah boy days when Aubrey Drake Graham hadn't quite yet capitalized on his swag and musical genius. "I was in eighth grade and there was this kid in my class whose father was an agent. My biggest problem in school was that I was an attention-seeker, so I was always trying to make people laugh in class. And this kid was like, 'You're funny, you've got timing. You should meet my dad, my dad's an agent. You're mixed, and you have a presence about you,'" Drake recalled in a 2009 interview with the Recording Academy. "So eventually in grade nine I took him up on his offer and went to meet his dad," the rapper continued. "And »
The 56-year-old star made a surprise cameo during Drake's Coachella set on Sunday, as the rapper performed his song, "Madonna."
Madge marched onto the stage wearing thigh high boots, fishnets, and a tank which read "Big as Madonna" (a line from Drake's song). Then, as the 28-year-old rapper was seated facing the audience, Madonna leaned down and began to make out with Drake.
Photos: Madonna Over The Years
When it was all over, the rapper looked, uh, we'll go with ...
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Canada’s finest rapper will curate an exhibition at Sotheby’s this spring to highlight the works of prominent contemporary African-American artists, including Kara Walker, Glenn Ligon, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. In case you thought Saukrates was Canada’s finest rapper, that's Aubrey Drake Graham who was tapped, "through a personal connection within Sotheby’s contemporary art department," according to the New York Times. Also, "he is not being paid." (More woes for the 6 God, I guess.) The show goes on view April 28 to June 12 at Sotheby’s headquarters in New York. Just speculating here, but does this mean Drake will perform “Energy” for six hours straight and become a blue-chip buyer? Crazier things have happened. »
- Lauretta Charlton
Drake is being sued after disassociating himself from an upcoming documentary film about himself.
The rapper took to Twitter to claim he has no part in Drake's Homecoming: The Lost Footage; however, the company distributing the film is claiming otherwise.
"The Drake Homecoming film is not something Ovo or Drake have any part in. I feel it is my responsibility to inform and protect my fans," wrote Drake.
"James Prince and I stand together on not supporting the Drake Homecoming footage in theatres. #protectingthefans."
The Drake Homecoming film is not something Ovo or Drake have any part in. I feel it is my responsibility to inform and protect my fans.
— Drizzy (@Drake) March 16, 2015
James Prince and I stand together on not supporting the Drake Homecoming footage in theatres. #protectingthefans
— Drizzy (@Drake) March 17, 2015
The documentary's producers previously said that they were contemplating suing the rapper for libel, with Billboard now confirming »
Drake may claim he has nothing to do with his concert film hitting theaters this week -- but there's a piece of paper with his Aubrey Graham all over it that proves otherwise ... TMZ has learned. Sources connected with production of "Drake's Homecoming: The Lost Footage" ... tell us Drake signed off on producers shooting a 2009 concert. We've seen the contract which states he was paid $15k for the performance ... and if footage from the concert »
- TMZ Staff
Complete list of winners and nominees of the 2014 Grammy Awards, held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on Sunday February 8. Winners will be updated as they're announced during the telecast and pre-telecast. Record Of The Year “Fancy,” Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli Xcx “Chandelier,” Sia **Winner** “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith “Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift “All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor Album Of The Year **Winner** “Morning Phase,” Beck “Beyoncé,” Beyoncé “X,” Ed Sheeran “In The Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith “Girl,” Pharrell Williams Song Of The Year “All About That Bass,” Kevin Kadish & Meghan Trainor, songwriters (Meghan Trainor) “Chandelier,” Sia Furler & Jesse Shatkin, songwriters (Sia) “Shake It Off,” Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift) **Winner** “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith, songwriters (Sam Smith) “Take Me To Church,” Andrew Hozier-Byrne, songwriter (Hozier) Best New Artist Iggy Azalea Bastille Brandy Clark »
- Donna Dickens
6 items from 2015
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