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Listen To Drake’s Finalized Track 'Can I' Featuring Beyonce

10/6/2015 12:20pm EDT
Have You Heard Drake's New Single Featuring Beyonce?
Music fans are buzzing this week about a new track that features two of the biggest music stars in the world.

Canadian rapper Drake recently released a new song called "Can I" that features Beyonce as his backup singer. Drake dropped the track as part of his OVO Sound Radio show on Apple's Beats 1 radio station.

The track is the second collaboration between the two artists. In 2013, Drake made an appearance on Beyonce's "Mine." a song on her self-titled album that she surprise-released on Apple's iTunes.

Speaking of Apple, some industry observers are raising their eyebrows at the fact...

Shady Music Moments From 2015

10/3/2015 1:00pm EDT
When The Shade Hits The Fan: 9 Shady Music Moments From 2015
Musicians have been “throwing shade” at each other for years – understatement. In fact, before it was known colloquially as throwing shade, the esteemed classical composers were literally ripping each other apart with their harsh critiques of one another. Each and every year, new shade is thrown into the hands of the media, which in turn is presented to the people for their entertainment pleasure.

1) Empire (Season 2, Episode 1) Vs. Donnie McClurkin

Even gospel artists – those singing for “the glory of God” are subject to shade. In its disjointed second season premiere, hip-hop soa...

Drake And Future Take Top Honors

9/29/2015 9:02am EDT
Drake And Future Take ‘What A Time To Be Alive’ To No. 1
Lana Del Rey could practically taste her second no. 1 album – that is until Drake and Future totally ‘killed her vibe’ with surprise mixtape, What A Time To Be Alive. Expectedly, the superstar hip-hop collaboration was too much for the moody, alt-pop singer to overcome. In other words, her Honeymoon in the ‘penthouse’ wasn’t meant to be. Okay, okay, enough puns!

Drake and Future took top honors on the Billboard 200, to the tune of 375,000 units – WOW! This doesn’t outpace Drake’s earlier no. 1 album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late or the juggernaut that was The Weeknd’s Beauty Behin...

How Good Is Drake And Future’s Collaboration 'What A Time To Be Alive'?

9/28/2015 11:30am EDT
Six Takeaways From Drake And Future’s ‘What A Time To Be Alive’
On Sunday, September 21, Drake and Future gave the music industry a gift – a collaborative mixtape. Two of the biggest triumphs in 2015 have come at the hands of Drake and Future. Future’s DS2 didn’t come anywhere close to Drake’s numbers with If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, but the rapper had the biggest debut of his career and scored his first number one album. Furthermore with their respective albums, the two MCs have had some staying power on the charts. This makes a collaborative mixtape something of a godsend, hence the gargantuan numbers.

Rather than your standard album...

New Albums To Check Out This Week

9/22/2015 12:52pm EDT
Drake And Future's Joint Album Lead Albums To Check Out
The final release week of September is upon us! There are some goodies to check out this week, much like last week’s star-studded releases. Originally a solid week for new releases, a surprise joint album from Drake and Future made the week a stellar one. Unsurprisingly, the Drake/Future collaboration leads albums to check out. Anticipated debut and sophomore albums, in addition to comeback album of a rock veteran, join the collaborative album as albums to check out.

1) Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive

An off-cycle album release completely changed the tides. Drake and Futur...

The Weeknd Keeps Top Spot For Third Week

9/22/2015 11:50am EDT
The Weeknd Makes It Three Weeks At No. 1 On Billboard
For a third consecutive week, The Weeknd keeps the top spot on the Billboard 200 piping hot. Well, perhaps the 99,000 units that Beauty Behind The Music moved this week isn’t ‘the second coming’ but The Weeknd definitely has a good thing going for him. Three weeks in, Beauty Behind The Madness has moved around 655,000 units. Pure sales are less robust eliminating streaming and tracking from the formula, but still Beauty Behind The Madness is putting up some sales numbers as well – impressive!

Not only is The Weeknd getting it done on the Billboard 200, but also he is equally hot on the...

Star Rumors: Unlikely Celeb Pals Do Shots Together, Rappers End Feud

8/15/2015 4:33pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Ed Sheeran Does Shots With Beyonce, Meek Mill Call
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Ed Sheeran Does Shots With Beyonce And Jay-Z: Rumor has it that Ed Sheeran met up with the first couple of rap and pop during a show in New York and hung out with them, getting them to do shots with him at a local dive bar.

Verdict: True! According to People Magazine, Sheeran had a show at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn and met Jay-Z and Beyonce after the show. His meet up was explained during his...

Most Notable Music Moments (So Far)

7/26/2015 11:00am EDT
32 Most Notable Music Moments Of 2015 (So Far)
Every year is filled with news, whether good or bad. 2015 is no different from any other year, with an assortment of politically and socially charged events occurring. That’s the nature of the beast called life. The same goes with music, too. There have been numerous notable moments and occurrences, so many that it would be impossible to recap them all. So we won’t try – we’ll choose 32 of the most notable music moments of 2015 so far, and hope we didn’t miss too many important ones along the way!

1) The legendary B.B. King died

When ‘Hospice’ is uttered by or associated with an ...

Do These Rappers Think They Are God?

7/25/2015 1:00pm EDT
13 Songs Representing 'God Status’ In Rap
“I am a god!” Okay then Kanye – If you say so! It is no secret that one of the qualifications to be a rapper is to be cocky and confident. Face it, who wants to listen to a rapper who isn’t at least a little bit conceited? Nobody. So, this list has got the conceited part nailed down firmly, as each of these 13 songs exemplify “god status.”

What is “god status” exactly? It’s this idea that, particularly in rap, of likening oneself to God as far as status or being a figurehead, without asserting to be God himself. Because rappers are often braggadocios creatures, many have released songs...

Are These Songs On Your List For Best (So Far) This Year?

7/5/2015 11:00am EDT
25 Best Songs Of 2015 (So Far)
Ah, the time has come to examine the best songs of 2015. In an age where records dominate as opposed to the albums themselves, there is always an abundance of terrific songs to choose from. But when it’s all said and done, one or more of those terrific songs is always going to get left off, no matter how long the list is, so if your favorite isn’t here, that might be the reason why. So here goes nothing – 25 of the best songs of 2015… so far! And by the way, if a song appears from 2014, it is because it blew up in 2015 or its parent album is from 2015.

1) The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Fac...

Did You Know These Celebs Hail From Canada?

7/1/2015 3:29pm EDT
Happy Canada Day 2015: 12 Celebrities Who Are Canadian
Today, July 1, 2015, is Canada Day. For the most part,

What is Canada Day? According to Time And Date, it's more than a time to take off, knock back cold ones, sport your best maple leaf shirt and watch The Happy Gang in syndication. Instead, it's a time for reflection on Canada's rich history, humility and multicultural pride.

"On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially...

We Find These Music Videos To Be The Best So Far This Year

6/20/2015 9:00am EDT
The Best Music Videos Of 2015 (So Far)
What does every good music single need? A stunning visual – a gripping music video – to accentuate and accompany the music of course! While music videos on television seem to be a thing of the past, they are still incredibly popular online. All of the videos that grace this list have racked up millions of views on YouTube alone. Choosing just 20 out of a beaucoup of videos is arduous, but here are some of the standouts as of yet in 2015.

Some of the songs actually bowed in 2014, but they weren’t released as a single until 2015 or the video arrived in 2015.

1) Taylor Swift featuring K...

'Degrassi' Ends Its 14-Year Run

6/5/2015 9:50am EDT
'Degrassi: The Next Generation' Cancelled After 14 Seasons, Seri
R.I.P. "Degrassi: The Next Generation." After 14 years on the air, TeenNick will bring the show to a close, depriving the world of Canadian teens persevering through the hot-button issues of our time.

Here are the details for "Degrassi's" departure. The show will air as planned up until July 20, when an hourlong "Degrassi" special will air. Then, a new "Degrassi" every weekday for the next two weeks. On July 31, an hourlong “It Goes There: Degrassi’s Most Talked About Moments" special will air right before the series finale. Then, Degrassi Community School will shut its doors for good.


Songs That Make A Statement With 'Names' & Lyrics

5/10/2015 1:00pm EDT
25 Songs All About 'Names'
What’s in a N-A-M-E – “That is the question!” Within the 25 songs on this random playlist comprised of songs featuring name in their title, the simple, everyday word takes on numerous meanings and interpretations. Maybe it’s the disappointment of not knowing a person’s name, the arrogance of ensuring everybody knows THE NAME (aka cockiness), or more thoughtful ideas such as escapism. Regardless, after diving in to this list, you’ll know every single one of these songs and artists’ names!

1) Shawn Mendes, “I Don’t Even Know Your Name” (Handwritten, 2015)

This girl that Shawn Mendes is...

The Most Talented Actor-Singers Out There

4/19/2015 1:00pm EDT
12 Of The Most Successful Actor-Musician Combos
They say that actors want to be musicians and that musicians want to be actors. For some who attempt to be the ‘double threat,’ they fail miserably. Only a select few have managed to find the balance or minimally success in both fields. How is such success measured? There are a number of indicators but for the 12 artists that make this list, most of the indicators of success lie in accolades with the crème de la crème being an Academy Award or a Grammy.

1) Jamie Foxx

Prestigious Film/TV Honors: Actor, In Living Color and The Jamie Foxx Show; Academy Award for Best Actor, Ray (2004...

So This Kiss Happened At Coachella...

4/13/2015 5:23pm EDT
Madonna Kissed Drake At Coachella & He Definitely Wasn't Thrille
Madonna stunned fans with a surprise appearance at the Coachella music festival in California over the weekend. She shocked them even further when she made out with Drake in front of an audience.

On Sunday night, the pop star, 56, appeared on stage as Drake, 28, performed a song named after the singer. She wore a tank top with the words "Big As Madonna" (a line from his song), fishnet stockings and knee-high boots.

She belted out a medley of hits, such as "Human Nature" and "Express Yourself," before leaning over behind him and kissing him -- really passionately on the mouth.

Drake looke...

Imagine Dragons Score First Number One Album On the Billboard 200

2/26/2015 12:33pm EST
Imagine Dragons
The ‘dragons’ no longer have to ‘imagine’ anything. Nope! In other words, Imagine Dragons scored this week, debuting atop the Billboard 200. Smoke + Mirrors not only impacted well overall (195,000 units), but also managed robust sales – 172,000 copies. Yes the Billboard 200 is putting more emphasis on the ‘total package’ or the 195K number cited first, but with albums selling so poorly, selling 172,000 copies itself is notable achievement.

After locking down number one last week with If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Drake settles for the runner up slot, continuing to ‘impact’ so...

Drake’s Surprise Album Debuts Big Atop Billboard 200

2/19/2015 9:02am EST
Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late
What’s a winning formula to top the Billboard 200? Well just release a surprise album of course – it’s simple! Actually it’s not that simple, but for a big-named artist like Drake who is used to topping the Billboard 200, it’s no surprise the element of surprise would bode well in his favor. Drake’s surprise album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late did well, selling 495,000 copies. Yes, that just sales – it impacted even more to the tune of 535,000 units according to Billboard. You don’t have to be well versed in Billboard’s formulas to conveying chart data to know that both 495,000 an...

8 Takeaways From Drake’s ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

2/17/2015 8:30pm EST
8 Takeaways From Drake’s ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’
The music industry got a serious lift on Friday the 13th of all days – who would’ve thought? Why – well one ubiquitous Canadian rapper/R&B singer named Drake released a surprise album entitled If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. Anytime that Drake drops anything, it’s huge – gargantuan! After listening to Drake’s 17-track fourth album, here are eight takeaways to sink your teeth into.

1) Drake’s loaded – aka he’s rich!

One thing that Drake is NOT hurting for is money. The dude is frickin’ loaded peeps! As if everybody didn’t already know this fact about Drake, he spends plenty of...

Imagine Dragons Lead Albums To Check Out

2/17/2015 8:30am EST
Imagine Dragons Lead Albums To Check Out: This Week In Music
February 2015 has been a music release month without a homerun you might say. Sure, there have been some solid newbies such as Now 53 and Fifth Harmony’s Reflection, but there hasn’t been that big-time hit with staying power as yet. Maybe that changes this week with the release of Imagine Dragons’ sophomore album Smoke+ Mirrors, not to mention the surprise pre-Valentines Day Drake album, If You’re Reading This Its Too Late. Here are six albums to check out!

1) Imagine Dragons, Smoke + Mirrors (Interscope)

Imagine Dragons’ sophomore album Smoke + Mirrors ranks among the year’s most hi...

Latest 'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' Features Katy Perry, Ariana Grande & Lots More (Watch)

2/3/2015 9:01pm EST
Katy Perry mean celebrity tweets
The latest 'episode' of Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" aired on Monday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," and in the special music edition stars including Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea and Drake were all blasted by some haters on Twitter.

Related: NFL Stars Read Mean Tweets On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Other stars who wemren't able to escape the wrath of online bullies included Josh Groban, Jessie J and alt-pop sisters Haim, who got a big giggle out of the mean tweet aimed at them.

But the highlight came from Grande, who couldn't stop giggling at @Mysteriousbat's, "I'd rathe...

Who's Performing At Coachella 2015?

1/7/2015 9:32am EST
Coachella Lineup To Include Headlining Acts AC/DC, Drake & Jack
AC/DC, Jack White and Drake will headline the Coachella music festival in California in April. The Australian rockers will perform on the Friday nights of the two-weekend event; alternative rocker White will sing on the Saturday nights of each weekend, and rapper Drake will be the closing act on both Sundays.

It will be the first time AC/DC performs in the United States without founding member Malcolm Young, who is battling dementia and quit the band last year. Young's nephew, Stevie Young, will take his place as guitarist.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is currently fighting allegations of dr...

Which Celebrities Are Rumored To Be In The Illuminati?

12/11/2014 11:27pm EST
The Illuminati, that fabled organization of rich folks who run everything and aspire to take over the planet with a new world order (and may or may not even exist) is supposedly filled with dozens of Hollywood's elite.

Historically, the Illuminati began as a secret society in Bavaria during the during the 18th century, when Adam Weishaupt founded the "Order of the Illuminati" on May 1, 1776 in Ingolstadt, Upper Bavaria.

The caste is mostly comprised of rich white males, although wealth -- whether inherited or self-made -- is something that will get anyone in, thus the alleged involvement ...

Drake Hospitalized Following Fight With Diddy At Miami Nightclub

12/9/2014 10:21am EST
Why Did Diddy Punch Drake?
Drake was hospitalized after getting into a fight with Sean "Diddy" Combs outside a nightclub in Miami, Fla., on Monday while attending a birthday party for DJ Khaled.

The pair got into a brawl outside LIV early in the morning, and the hip-hop mogul was overheard telling Drake, "You will never disrespect me," before losing control and slugging him.

Drake was injured but didn't lose consciousness, according to TMZ.

Rick Ross' DJ, Sam Sneak, was an eyewitness. He explained on Twitter: "Drake at the Hospital... He dislocated his Shoulder. Yall pray for Drake. Diddy put hands on that boy......

NYPD 'Hip-Hop Police' Monitor Stars Such As Drake & Chris Brown

8/30/2014 5:07pm EDT
In the wake of Marion "Suge" Knight's shooting at a club in Los Angeles, a police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars is stepping up its surveillance of hip-hop stars.

The elite squad is known as the "Hip-Hop Police" and reportedly focuses its work on musicians such as Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Fabolous, Wiz Khalifa, Fat Joe, Drake and Chris Brown.

The squad monitors rap concerts and nightclub appearances by those who allegedly cause trouble. According to the New York Post, law enforcement officials are increasing their efforts following the shoo...

Drake Says '666' Rihanna Video Wasn't A Diss

8/7/2014 8:13pm EDT
Rihanna and Drake
Tabloids were buzzing that Drake was done with Rihanna after he displayed a photo of her during a concert with the Number of the Beast, 666, flashing over her.

On Monday Drake was performing that the OVO Fest when he began the song Days of East, which many believe to be a tune about good friend and one-time girlfriend Rihanna. On a huge video screen behind Drake, fiery sixes appeared along with a quick glimpse of Rihanna's face. Theories about the display ranged from the tew breaking up to Rihanna's membership with The Illuminati.

So is Drake equating Rihanna to Satan after some sort o...

Drake Disses Macklemore At ESPYs

7/17/2014 6:03pm EDT
Drake still hasn't gotten over losing a Grammy to Macklemore.

Back in January Macklemore and Ryan Lewis reigned over the rap category at the Grammys, much to the chagrin of fans of the genre. Many believed Kendrick Lama should have won many of the awards, and suggested that race may have been a factor in the decision.

Macklemore sent a text to Kendrick Lamar and made the odd decision to take a photo of his text and share it with his fans. It read: "You got robbed. I wanted you to win. You should have. It's weird and sucks that I robbed you. I was gonna say that during the Speech. Then the...

Two Years After Violent Brawl, Drake And Chris Brown Unite In The Studio

7/13/2014 1:01pm EDT
Drake and Chris Brown
Here’s something we thought we would never see: Drake and Chris Brown working on a song together in the studio following their destructive fight in a night club in 2012.

The two rappers reportedly fought over Rihanna, who Drake is good friends with and Brown dated before he assaulted her in 2009. Allegedly Brown sent a bottle over to Drake, and when Drake refused the gesture it escalated into an all-out brawl that left WIP Nightclub’s floor covered in glass. The two managed to escape charges for the fight.

WIP Nightclub wasn’t as lucky: They were sued by NBA star Tony Parker for $20 milli...

Weird: Drake Pulls Out A Lint Roller To Clean His Pants During Basketball Game (Watch Video)

4/23/2014 1:04pm EDT
Drake lint roller
It's no secret that Canadian rapper Drake is a big fan of his hometown National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Toronto Raptors, but things got a little strange while he sat on the sideline of Tuesday night's playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets.

Drake was spotted courtside using a lint roller on his pants right in the middle of all the action.

Website Bleacher Report revealed that Drake joined the TSN (Canada's version of ESPN) announcers during the first game in the series in the announcer's booth and dissed fellow rapper Jay-Z, who is formerly the minority team owner of the Net...

Drake Confirmed As Host Of The 2014 ESPY Awards

4/10/2014 6:55am EDT
Rapper Drake is set to host sports network ESPN's 2014 ESPY Awards ceremony in July.

The Canadian star and avid sports fan made the announcement on his Twitter page Wednesday, writing, " Honored to be this year's @ESPYS host @espn 7.16.2014."

The ceremony will honor the cream of the crop from the sporting world in July 16 from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. The event is held each year the day after the Major League Baseball All-Star Game -- one of only two dates during the calendar year during which none of the four major sports -- baseball, football, basketball and hockey -- are in ac...