Drake

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Go easy on me: why pop has got so predictable
Adele, Ed Sheeran, Abba, Lana Del Rey and Drake all found success in 2021 by delivering more of the same – a result of how our chaotic lives, on and offline, are informing our taste

Alexis Petridis

16, Dec, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Kanye West and Drake review – the end of an overcooked beef
In a much-hyped livestreamed gig, Drake’s prosaic pop-rap is shown up by the magnetic stage charisma of his new friend

Alexis Petridis

10, Dec, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Drake withdraws his two 2022 Grammy nominations
The star, long critical of the Grammys and the Recording Academy, withdrew his nominations for best rap album and best rap performance

Adrian Horton

06, Dec, 2021 @9:21 PM

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Bad Bunny most-streamed artist on Spotify for second year running
The Puerto Rican star beats Taylor Swift and Drake, while Olivia Rodrigo continues meteoric rise as Spotify and Apple Music announce stats

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Dec, 2021 @2:05 PM

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Drake makes Astroworld statement: ‘My heart is broken’
Canadian rapper appeared during Travis Scott set that resulted in crush that killed eight and injured more, including nine-year-old boy now in induced coma

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Nov, 2021 @9:47 AM

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Astroworld: Travis Scott and Drake sued over deadly Texas concert crush
Lawsuits brought by some of those injured as authorities release the names of those who died

Guardian staff and agencies

09, Nov, 2021 @1:55 AM

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‘After healing comes dancing’: Tems, the Nigerian singer loved by Drake and Adele
As a teenage loner in Lagos, Temilade Openiyi immersed herself in Kate Nash, Green Day and poetry. She’s now one of Nigeria’s few female music producers and a globally famous vocalist

Emmanuel Akinwotu

27, Sep, 2021 @9:23 AM

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Drake: Certified Lover Boy review – trawl through a conflicted psyche
Amid all the navel-gazing and posturing, the rapper has his moments on this sprawling latest offering

Michael Cragg

12, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Drake: Certified Lover Boy review – drizzness as usual
Has hip-hop’s most self-pitying superstar finally grown up? The answer delivered by another album of toasts, boasts and dubious love songs is clear: you bet he hasn’t

Alim Kheraj

03, Sep, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Drake’s 30 greatest songs – ranked!
With the release of a new album – Certified Lover Boy – we pick the best tracks from the Canadian rapper and global superstar’s hit-studded career

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Sep, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Kanye West formally applies to change name to Ye
Rapper, whose new album Donda is expected this week, previously announced name change in 2018

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

25, Aug, 2021 @9:03 AM

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The greatest ever songs of the summer – ranked!
From Don Henley to Drake, we rate the hottest sounds of the season

Michael Cragg

10, Jun, 2021 @1:07 PM

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