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Drake to Host ‘SNL’ in January

To kick off the first Saturday Night Live episode of the new year, Drake will pull a double shift.

12/23/2013

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2013: The Year In Music News

As Radio.com gears up for 2014 and even more stories from the world of music, we look back at some of the best, worst and most infamous stories of the year that still have us talking.

12/20/2013

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The Year in Rap: Why Hip-Hop Shrunk in ’13

In another installment of Radio.com’s year-end coverage, Nate Patrin examines how the most powerful rap releases of 2013 were focused on something smaller, and in the wake of “meh” big albums, this might be a future trend.

12/18/2013

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Is Drake Taking Digs at Kendrick Lamar on Future’s ‘Sh!t’ Remix?

While Lamar seemingly dissed Drake with his now-legendary verse on Big Sean’s “Control (HOF),” Drake has responded in the form of his feature on Future’s “Sh!t” remix. Produced by Mike WiLL Made It, the track features Drake and Juicy J.

12/17/2013

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New Music to Know: Drake Collaborator Sampha Brings His British Soul Across the Pond

When Drake debuted the song “Too Much” live on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ the performance also served as a showcase for the emerging British alt-R&B artist who played alongside the rapper.

12/13/2013

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GRAMMY Nominees 2014: The Full List

Jay Z led the nominations with nine nods, followed closely by Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with seven noms each.

12/07/2013

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Advertising Agency Trolls Internet with Video Featuring Kids Reciting Explicit Rap Lyrics

Unhappy with the current lyrical state of hip-hop? So is an ad agency out of Los Angeles called Amusement Park Entertainment.

12/05/2013

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Style Files: Drake Partnering With Nike and Air Jordan

Just as Kanye West announced his dissatisfaction and severing of ties with Nike, they picked up probably the rapper with the next highest cultural capital right now: Drake.

12/04/2013

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New Music to Know: Jhené Aiko, a Star On Her Own Terms — With a Little Help From Drake

Jhene Aiko was almost a teenage pop star, but she even at 16 years old, she realized she wanted to do her own thing.

11/27/2013

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Drake to Release More New Songs in 2013

“Not an EP, but maybe a blog thing like how I did ‘Versace,’ ‘The Motion,’ all those in one night,” Drake said. “I’ll probably do ‘Trophies’ and three or four other records.”

11/26/2013

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