Friday, December 14th 2012
It’s that time of the year again guys!
Yes, after a year of a notable music releases, Billboard have finally released their ‘Year End Chart‘, which tallies the highest selling projects of the year and lists them according to units moved this year.
How did your favorite act fare?
Prepare to be surprised below…
Saturday, December 1st 2012
Though they may strike Gold on the Hot 100, it’s become increasingly apparent that the likes of Pitbull, Flo Rida and Rihanna are anything but the mega sellers their countless #1 singles should make them.
Instead, while they don’t always ‘soar’ when it comes to singles, the likes of Jay Z & Drake continue to stand as music’s real winners, renown for shifting albums…in abundance.
Now find out how they, Kanye West and ‘End Of Time’ singer Beyonce are leading this year’s chart pack with their latest releases below…
Saturday, November 17th 2012
Undoubtedly the most relatable voice in the ‘male music’ arena, ‘Practice’ star Drake has become just as renown for his work outside the studio as he in for the work he creates inside of it.
One of his genre’s more positive ambassadors, this month has seen his record breaking sales, charitable work and creative influence celebrated by ‘Toronto Life‘s December edition, which lists their ‘50 Most Influential People In The City‘.
Their write up on the Rapper below…
Friday, November 16th 2012
…and they say Hip Hop is dead.
In a day where many performers struggle to live up to commercial expectations, it’s safe to say that Young Money’s Drake is one of a few exceptions.
Second only to mentor Lil Wayne with regards to pulling in Hip Hop numbers, the Rapper has now seen his star power secure fellow MC 2Chainz his first single to move over 1 million copies, digitally.
Tuesday, October 23rd 2012
….and the nominations are in!
Yes, before the 38th annual People’s Choice Awards hits many a US screen, today saw the show’s nominations unveiled, giving fans the chance to support their ‘favorites’ by way of voting on its official website.
Want to know who made the cut?
Get into it below…
Tuesday, October 23rd 2012
Cop a gander of Drake!
The Young Money maestro celebrated his 26th birthday early over the weekend, partying it up in Atlanta’s Compound Club. Joined by the likes of Wale, Don Cannon, and his dad (pictured below in the white jacket), the Canadian-bred rapper clearly enjoyed the festivities which precede his actual birthday tomorrow (October 25th).
When the celebrations wrap, we hope work promptly resumes on Drizzy’s as-yet-untitled third LP, which we can’t wait to hear!
In the meanwhile, peep more pics below…
Friday, October 19th 2012
Drake was one of the many attendees of last night’s ‘Flawsome Ball’ last night, thrown by Tyra Banks in honor of her work with young girls since the dawn of her career.
Enjoying the company of ‘America’s Next Top Model’ judge Rob Evans and Banks herself, Drake used his stint at the night to share his experiences with the audiences, who all turned out in support of self empowerment and individuality.
Peep him in action below…
Thursday, October 18th 2012
With a popularity and the units that make him the envy of many a chart contender, Canada’s Drake stands tall as one of Pop’s strongest staples.
Last night, in case his charitable endeavors and record breaking LPs weren’t enough to impress fans, he has gone one step further in cementing his status as a positive figure in both Rap and entertainment at large.
He’s graduated from high school, with a mind blowing score of 88%.
Wednesday, October 10th 2012
In an age where moving major units is a rarity for most acts, it would be safe to assume the only acts making bank are the more renown of today’s stars- the Beyonce‘s, Rihanna‘s and GaGa‘s of the world.
However, in an report released by Pandora CEO Tim Westergren, it has emerged that capital generated from album sales and touring are no longer the bread and butter for many an A-List account, and now come second place to the power of internet radio.