Chilly Gonzales is a talented composer in his own right, but in recent years, he’s made a nice little side career for himself out of deconstructing other people’s compositions. In his Pop Music Masterclass web series and more recently his Beats 1 show Music’s Cool, he’s broken down the mechanics of pop music … More »
EXTRA EXTRA: Drake took to Instagram to post some IMAGES.
One is of himself wearing a jacket that, at the top, reads “Scorpion,” in the middle reads, “June Twenty Eighteen,” and at the bottom reads, “by Drake.”
Many are taking this to mean that Drake has a new album called Scorpion out in June. The folks over at Rolling Stone are reporting it as being fact (which they’re good at).
And…well, actually, THAT’S IT. Not much more to report. Sorry. I guess be on the lookout for Drake activity, come June?
In lieu of more information, I hope that you will accept these memes. Have a great day! Sponsored by Drake!
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Late last month, Tyler, The Creator shared a “throwaway song” called “OKRA,” his second loosie (following “Ziploc“) since releasing the messy, deeply personal album (Scum Fuck) Flower Boy last year. And now he’s come through with another one-off: a remix of “Bring It Back,” Atlanta street-rap veteran Trouble’s recent collaboration with Drake, which … More »
Last time Drake dropped some new music on the weekend, it worked out pretty well: “God’s Plan,” the lead track on his two-song Scary Hours EP, debuted at #1 and has stayed there for 10 weeks, buoyed in part by a smartly assembled music video in which Drake surprises unsuspecting Miami residents … More »
You don’t upstage Drake. It’s just not done. You might rap better than Drake on a song. Drake himself seems to have no problem with that. He keeps inviting rappers who might outrap him onto songs. But as far as sheer outsized movie-star magnetism, nobody is outgunning Drake. He is King Shit in the charisma … More »
Lorde has done a lot of cool things on her current North American tour. She’s taken along a very cool group of openers, including Run The Jewels and Mitski. And she’s adapted the commendable practice of covering songs in different cities — songs that have some serious local significance. In Chicago earlier this week, she … More »