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‘Hotline Bling’ Director X Tackling ‘Robyn Hood’ for Boat Rocker Studios

Julien Christian Lutz, aka Director X, known for his signature music videos for artists including Drake, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, Usher and Justin Bieber — has created the Canadian indie TV drama Robyn Hood for Boat Rocker Studios and Global Television. The one-hour action drama, also from screenwriter Chris Roberts (Orphan Black, Frontier), […]

Inside Kanye West and Drake’s Free Larry Hoover Benefit Concert

Thursday night’s event at the Los Angeles Coliseum was equal parts concert and a burying of the hatchet, given the spotty, sometimes diss-riddled relationship of the night’s two performers: Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, and his special guest Drake. The show was billed as a benefit concert for Larry Hoover, the polarizing former street […]

Drake Withdraws Grammy Nominations for 2022 Ceremony

Drake has asked the Recording Academy to withdraw his two nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards. The artist was nominated for best rap performance for his song “Way 2 Sexy” featuring Young Thug and Future, and best rap album for Certified Lover Boy.  A source close to the situation tells THR that the Recording Academy […]

“My Heart Is Broken”: Drake Issues Statement on Astroworld Tragedy

Drake has broken his silence over the tragic events that occurred at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Nov. 5 when a mass crush led to the death of eight people and injuries to dozens more. The Canadian rapper, who was a featured guest during festival founder Travis Scott’s headline set, took to Instagram on […]

Eight Deaths at Travis Scott Astroworld Concert Include 14-Year-Old, Official Calls for Independent Investigation

A crowd at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston unexpectedly began pushing toward the stage, causing panic and chaos, and leaving eight people dead, including a 14-year-old, authorities said. “There are a lot of unanswered questions,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Saturday, the day after the tragedy that also left dozens injured. “Over the next […]

MSCHF, Collective Behind Lil Nas X Satan Shoes, Signs With CAA and Pulls Back Veil on Hollywood Plans: “Be Very Afraid” (Exclusive)

Staff at MSCHF — the hard-to-categorize Brooklyn-based collective infamous for weekly product drops that have included Lil Nas X’s controversial Satan Shoes (made using real blood), Guns 2 Swords (a gun buyback program that offered a sword made from donated and melted firearms) and Severed Spots (a collection of 88 dots fashioned from a chopped […]

Billie Eilish, Drake Help Universal Music Earnings Rise in First Report Since Spinoff

Universal Music Group posted higher revenue and earnings for its third quarter on Wednesday amid growth across its businesses, including its recorded music unit, which benefited from new releases by Billie Eilish and Drake. In its first earnings report since its spinoff from French telecom and media conglomerate Vivendi in late September, the music major, […]

LeBron James, Drake, Maverick Carter to Exec Produce Hockey Racial Reckoning Doc ‘Black Ice’

NBA superstar LeBron James, Drake and Maverick Carter are set to executive produce Black Ice, a feature documentary about the game of hockey’s racial reckoning. The film from Uninterrupted Canada and The SpringHill Company, which was founded by James and business partner Carter, is about Black hockey players facing systemic racism in the sport and […]

BET Awards: Drake, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch Lead Nominations

A complete list of the 2020 BET Awards nominations.

Drake, Justin Bieber Headline Star-Studded Canadian COVID-19 TV Event

After spending time in a hospital last week due to a foot injury, Drake on Sunday saluted front-line hospital workers while Justin Bieber announced he's self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic in his native Ontario during a star-studded Canadian musical event, 'Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble.'

Revived U.K. Gangland Drama ‘Top Boy’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

London gangland drama 'Top Boy' is returning for a second season on Netflix.