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5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Review: Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour thrills fans

It plays out like a reality TV show, pitting two charismatic celebrities against each other in contrived, yet intriguing ways. A winner is declared at each stop on the tour.


Related Topix: Drake, Rap, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Capcom, Street Fighter, Video Games

Tue Sep 16, 2014


Big K.R.I.T. Releases 'See Me On Top Vol. 4'...

Big K.R.I.T. , who hardly ever abandons his style, shows the virtues of persistence and consistency. He's been releasing mixtapes since 2005 -- some of these, like 2011's Return of 4 Eva , are potent -- carrying the torch for an older tradition of southern rap that draws its vitality from smoldering funk.


Related Topix: Rap, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, U.G.K.

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Deseret News

The complicated relationship between God and rap

This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families. Lil Wayne halted the hounding sounds of the crowd with a single finger.


Related Topix: Rap, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Salt Lake City, UT, The Game

The Miami Herald

New pop music releases got get excited about

Besides those blurbed below, look for releases by Chris Brown Lucinda Williams , Weezer , Florida Georgia Line , Jessie Ware , Lil Wayne , Foo Fighters , Philly R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan , and maybe U2, who will tour in 2015 and might have an album out before Christmas. Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Cheek to Cheek .


Related Topix: Country, Lucinda Williams, Rap, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Blake Shelton

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Willamette Week

Live Review: Drake vs. Lil Wayne at Sleep Country Amphitheater, Sept. 13

The Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour pits two friends and collaborators against one another in a kind of hyped-up joke brawl. In the end-at least at a rowdy Sleep Country Amphitheater-both ended up with 13 points.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Rap

The Stranger

Lil Wayne vs. Drake

You guys. Duh. It's LIL WAYNE! And DRAKE! Aka the greatest reason to pile into your friend's Geo Tracker and head to Auburn while it's still nice out.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Auburn, WA

Fri Sep 12, 2014


The 8 Ball: Top 8 Anticipated Fall 2014 Albums

The 8 Ball: Top 8 Anticipated Fall 2014 Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.13.2014 From Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V and Kanye West's new LP to Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways , Pink Floyd's The Endless River and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 most anticipated fall albums! Welcome once again to the 411 Music Zone 8 Ball! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as always, I will be tackling a topic and providing you the top eight selections of that particular category. Keep in mind that this list is meant to be my personal opinion and not a definitive list .


Related Topix: Rap, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Foo Fighters, Music, Entertainment

Deseret News

Shot fired, officer assaulted at USANA rap concert

Aubrey Drake Graham known as Drake performs during the Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Atlanta. Rap stars Drake and Lil' Wayne performed at USANA, and it turned into a busy night for police who responded to a shooting in one incident and were forced to use a Taser on a concert-goer in another.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Retail, Aaron Rents, Leasing, Household Products, West Valley City, UT

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Willamette Week

Top Five Reasons Lil Wayne Is Softer Than Drake

He's a pretty good dad. For all the bashing his exes have given him in the media, they all say he's an attentive father.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Punk, Fall Out Boy

Tue Sep 09, 2014


Grammer producing Milian's reality show

The 59-year-old Frasier star has taken on this role in almost two dozen projects since 1994, most recently working on episodes of psychic detective programme Medium and TV dramedy The Game. And on Tuesday it was announced he'll be turning his attention to the singer's forthcoming E! reality show, Christina Milian Turned Up.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Christina Milian, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap

Mon Sep 08, 2014


Bad Boy producer MilTickit steps out of the lab to give fans 'Street Money'

MilTickit , signed to Bad Boy as a producer in 2007. He is a talented artist/producer who has an array of bright feathers shining in his hat of success, and has captured audiences while performing with YCMB/CashMoney; Jay Z; Lil Wayne; Waka Flocka; Ludacris, Rick Ross; Kanye West, Usher, Destiny's Child and many more on an extremely long list of credits.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, M.C. Hammer

Dallas Morning News

Drake wins rap battle against Lil Wayne in Dallas

Drake was the audience favorite during his rap battle with Lil Wayne at Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas on Sept. 7, 2014.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Aubrey Graham, Hip-Hop, Rap, Dallas, TX, Music, Entertainment

Fri Sep 05, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Sound Check Review: Drake defeats Lil Wayne, but both rappers shine...

"There's a big difference between a hit and a classic," Lil Wayne quipped just before DJ 4our 5ive dropped Go DJ, from his now-seminal album Tha Carter. The veteran rapper stepped back and let the crowd do the work Thursday night at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater, proving his point without spitting a single bar from the track.


Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Aubrey Graham, Rap

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Out and about: Drake vs. Lil Wayne, Howard Jones and the The Retro Futura Tour and much more

The use of the abbreviation "vs." for this hip-hop extravaganza implies a pitched battle, but the relationship is really far different. Drake - the stage name of Canadian-born Aubrey Drake Graham - is a protA©gA© of Lil Wayne and signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money Records in 2009.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Drake, Rap, Jr., The Records, Fruit Bats


Rapper and Loyola University grad G-Eazy returns to New Orleans with No. 1 album

Rapper Gerald "G-Eazy" Gillum learned the lessons of Loyola University's music industry studies program well so well, in fact, that he scored a No. 1 album on Billboard's hip-hop/R&B chart this summer.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Dallas Observer

The Best North Texas Hip Hop Concerts In September

Howdy, folks. The best thing that's gonna happen this month is the one and only State Fair of Texas.


Related Topix: Texas, Three 6 Mafia, Black Entertainment, Rap, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Drake

Red Eye Chicago

Lil Bibby brings insight to gritty, true East Side stories

In May, Chicago rappers comprised a whopping 40 percent of XXL Magazine's "Freshmen" list, an annual spotlight of 10 names to watch in rap that previously has included names like Lupe Fiasco, Kid Cudi and Kendrick Lamar before they were huge.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Rap, Jadakiss, Music, Entertainment

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Trick Daddy Talks Supporting Miami Rappers, Never Meeting With Lil...

In the final part of AllHipHop.com's interview, Trick Daddy shares his thoughts on more topics related to the Miami-Dade County representative.


Related Topix: Rap, Trick Daddy, Miami Dade County, FL, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Video: Ludacris talks being honored at the Bmi R&B/Hip Hop Awards

BMI the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI President's Award to Christopher " Ludacris " Bridges at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.


Related Topix: Dance, Ludacris, Rap, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Pitbull, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hip-Hop

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Drake, French Montana, Fabolous & More Make NYPD 'Special Watch List'?

According to Page Six, NYC's boys in blue have organized a group of officers that specifically monitor shows and appearances by artists including Drake, Fabolous, French Montana, Lil' Wayne, Young Jeezy and Chris Brown.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Fabolous, Pop/Rock, Rap