Posts with tag "drake"
- Posted May 26th 2011 at 12:25 AM by Boombox Editors
Drake's recent efforts have been focused on prepping his sophomore album 'Take Care,' but the Young Money rapper made an animated appearance in the web series 'The LeBrons' earlier this week. On the seventh episode of the Miami Heat basketball player's cartoon series, Drake plays himself, facing off against the Heat player and his crew in a rap battle. Drake's initial plan to appear on the...
- Posted May 9th 2011 at 10:00 PM by Boombox Editors
Young Money rapper Drake earned himself a cool quarter million dollars this past weekend for a high-profile bar mitzvah performance. Former NBC executive Jeff Zucker tapped the Toronto native to perform at his son's bar mitzvah in New York City on Saturday night (May 7), paying him $250,000 for his time and passing on the $1 million asking price for a Kanye West appearance. Sources told the New...
- Posted Apr 13th 2011 at 12:20 AM by Boombox Editors
Drake has filmed his first 'Funny or Die' skit in support of the Real Men Don't Buy Girls campaign, which aims to raise awareness about child sex slavery worldwide. During the skit for the viral video website, the Young Money rapper and former 'Degrassi' actor encounters a peculiar robot on the street. As the robot beckons to him, a cautious Drake hangs up a phone call, approaches the robot and...
- Posted Feb 13th 2011 at 05:30 PM by Amber James
There was no detail missing at the Cash Money Records exclusive Grammy Awards Party in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Drake, Nicki Minaj and Vivica Fox were among the celebrities ushered into The Lot, which was transformed into a bank vault complete with a gold carpet and dance floor, dollar sign floral arrangements and custom Cash Money money bag pillows. Drake got into the mood, flashing a...
- Posted Jan 25th 2011 at 08:45 PM by Rebecca Macatee
Nicki Minaj and Drake have joked about getting married before. Now Nicki has upped the ante, joking about her future children with the rapper to BBC Radio 1's Tim Westwood. When asked about the ongoing rumors that she and the Canadian-born superstar were a couple, Nicki toyed with the idea. "I think (our children will) definitely have my personality," she said. "My mother-in-law will be super...
- Posted Dec 16th 2010 at 03:20 AM by Boombox Editors
Lil' Kim saw a sudden surge in popularity this year, despite the fact that she hasn't released a new album in more than five years. The reason behind her sudden popularity? Social networking site Twitter, where she was one of the most talked about people in 2010. Kim is placed ahead of Nobel Peace Prize-nominated aid worker Zilda Arns and behind temperamental actor Mel Gibson. The Queen Bee...
- Posted Dec 5th 2010 at 03:00 PM by Rebecca Macatee
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The rapper we now know as Drake wasn't always a hip-hop heavyweight. Before his days of collaborating with Lil Wayne, he was Aubrey Drake Graham, a Canadian teen star known for his role as the paraplegic Degrassi High School student, Jimmy Brooks. But Drake isn't the only cast member of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' to transition from 'Teen Nick' to big-time Hollywood. The educational...
- Posted Nov 16th 2010 at 09:18 AM by Zach Dionne
That time of year is upon us -- GQ's Men of the Year time. Leading the esteemed pack of gentlemen are: ► Jeff Bridges, 60, who won his first Oscar this year and went on to sit for the best photograph of his career (pictured at right). ► Stephen Colbert, 46, the still-hilarious Comedy Central host who led the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear along with Jon Stewart in October. ►...
- Posted Sep 21st 2010 at 10:00 AM by Jason Newman
When it comes to technology, rapper/singer Drake is best known for his constant BlackBerry use to jot down any thoughts and lyrics. Now, the artist has decided to throw his weight behind Kodak as part of the company's "So Kodak" campaign featuring Pitbull and Trey Songz that launches early next month. In an exclusive interview with PopEater on the set of his Kodak commercial, the...
- Posted Sep 4th 2010 at 06:00 PM by Jason Newman
With the appearance of Miley Cyrus and Boyz II Men at Justin Bieber's Madison Square Garden show earlier this week, the 16-year old superstar's special guests may have surprised the crowd, but weren't exactly sonically incongruous shock appearances. But for those not familiar with Bieber's recorded output, the emergence of rapper Ludacris, who appears on on "Baby" off Bieber's 'My World 2.0'...
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