Drake

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‘I’m hungry. I want to dominate’: Jack Harlow, hip-hop’s most fancied new megastar
With a US No 1 single and a starring role in the remake of White Men Can’t Jump, the cheeky rapper is set for global fame. He discusses doubters, developing his voice – and the ‘heroic’ fight against homophobia

Owen Myers

06, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘The world is now coming to Africa’: why Madonna and Ed Sheeran want a piece of Afrobeats
West African artists such as Davido, Fireboy DML and Amaarae are ruling pop on their own terms, reflecting a new cultural pride – and western pop stars want in

Christine Ochefu

04, Mar, 2022 @8:40 AM

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The stars of Top Boy: ‘Are drug dealers going to Black Lives Matter marches? I doubt it’
Britain’s edgiest crime drama is about to return – and this time its scope is bigger than ever. Ashley Walters, Little Simz, Kano and more discuss turning Drake down, the call of Hollywood and not being able to depict BLM

Alexi Duggins

25, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Teen monitoring Elon Musk’s jet ‘tracking Gates, Bezos and Drake too’
Jack Sweeney, who wants Tesla CEO to hand over $50k to remove flight tracker bot, sets sights on other celebrities

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

02, Feb, 2022 @8:14 AM

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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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