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Drake’s Certified Lover Boy LP Out-Charts Kanye’s Donda Album

[ad_1] The winner of the battle between Drake and Kanye West's albums, Certified Lover Boy and Donda, respectively, which dropped within the same week, has been revealed.The week after Kanye released his 10th LP, the Billboard numbers came in, revealing that he sold 309,000 units. ’Ye, however, didn't benefit from the full seven-day time span that artists typically have between the time their album is delivered and when their sales come in. Kanye dropped Donda on Sun., Aug. 29, costing him two days of streams and purchases. It's also worth noting that Yeezy didn't sell any physical copies, so his numbers for Donda are strictly based on streams and digital sales.Nonetheless, with the Chicago rapper's 300,000-plus units, he debuted...

Kanye Wanted Verzuz Hits Battle Against Drake, Says Swizz Beatz

[ad_1] Kanye West was down to go toe-to-toe with Drake in a Verzuz battle, according to the platform's co-creator, Swizz Beatz.Swizzy revealed the proposed match-up during an interview on The Angie Martinez Show on Friday (Sept. 10). “Kanye was willing to do the Verzuz. He wanted to battle Drake,” Swizz said around the 22 minute-mark of the interview. "I think their communication started getting in a zone. I left that up to them, and that’s what I told to [Timbaland], as well. I was like, ‘Yo, they have to bring that to the table.’ They would have to agree to do that. Kanye was ready, but I don’t know where that’s at...

Drake Producer 40 Explains Why R. Kelly Is Credited on CLB

[ad_1] Less than a week after people began to realize that R. Kelly was on the songwriting credits for Drake's Certified Lover Boy album, Drizzy's righthand man, producer Noah "40" Shebib, has spoken out about why the disgraced singer appears on the album in the first place.In response to an article Toronto activist Ravyn Wngz shared on her Instagram page on Sept. 4 about R. Kelly being on Drake's album, 40 replied in the comments saying that Kellz's appearance in the credits is due to a sample they used from Houston DJ and producer OG Ron C. The song in question is "TSU," the eighth track on CLB."On a song called tsu at the beginning...

Drake’s Certified Lover Boy Album Out-Streams Kanye West’s Donda

[ad_1] Expectedly, Kanye West and Drake's album numbers were going to be compared, especially since the efforts arrived within a week of each other. However, a new report claims that Drizzy's Certified Lover Boy LP has out-streamed ’Ye's Donda in just a few days.According to a report in Rolling Stone on Tuesday (Sept. 7), based on Alpha Data, an analytics tracker that controls the Rolling Stone Charts, has revealed that the 6 God's latest release has exceeded Kanye's in streams in a span of three days. Between Sept. 3, when CLB dropped, and Sept. 5, Drake's opus garnered over 430 million streams in the U.S. while Donda received a few shy of 423 million within its first eight...

Drake’s Certified Lover Boy Breaks Multiple Records In One Day

[ad_1] Drake’s new album, Certified Lover Boy, is breaking major records on streaming platforms.According to Apple Music in an Instagram post on Friday (Sept. 3), Drizzy’s CLB broke his own record for the most-streamed album in a single day. Sharing an image of the LP's artwork of different pregnant women emojis, the caption reads, “@champagnepapi topped his own record. 🏆 #CertifiedLoverBoy is now the biggest album debut EVER on Apple Music, surpassing the record 6 God set with ‘Scorpion’ in 2018 #CLB."What Apple Music is referring to is Drake breaking the single-day streaming record back in 2018 with his fifth album Scorpion. The LP garnered over 170 million streams within a 24-hour period....

Every Artist and Producer on Drake’s Certified Lover Boy Album

[ad_1] It's been just about three long years since Drake released a full album, which was Scorpion in 2018. And although he offered The Best in the World Pack and Care Package in 2019, and also a mixtape, Dark Lane Demo Tapes, in 2020, fans were held over for some time, but it wasn't the same—pun intended. However, today (Sept. 3), the hunger pains have ceased as Drizzy has delivered his immensely anticipated album, Certified Lover Boy.Prior to the LP's arrival, there were many teasers, including billboards that emerged in several major cities, indicating the features that were to appear on the offering. Those artists include Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Travis Scott, Jay-Z, Young Thug, Future, 21 Savage, Lil Baby, Lil...

Drake Gives R. Kelly Writing Credit on Certified Lover Boy Album

[ad_1] As Drake fans digest and dissect the lyrics and features on his 21-song album, Certified Lover Boy, it looks like Drizzy has also given a writing credit to R. Kelly.About an hour after all the other new music releases arrived this morning (Sept. 3), Drake dropped his long-awaited LP, CLB. The album contains a slew of features from some of the rapper's fellow peers, production from a number of beatmakers, including some from his hometown of Toronto, and on one song in particular, "TSU," the disgraced R&B singer is acknowledged for his contribution to the track.It appears that the beginning of "TSU," around the :20-mark samples the :14-mark of Kelly's 1998 song, "Half on...

Drake Goes in on Kanye West on ‘7am on Bridle Path’ Song

[ad_1] Drake fans would likely say it was only a matter of time before he launched another lyrical missile at Kanye West and the Toronto native appears to have done just that on his latest album, Certified Lover Boy.The 6 God's newest LP arrived today (Sept. 3)—as promised—shortly after 1 a.m. EST. And on the effort, Drake unleashes some menacing bars on "7am on Bridle Path" that folks think are about Kanye and their recent feud.On the song, the OVO Sound head honcho indirectly speaks on someone who is "in denial" and hasn't been addressing him in a respectful manner for some time. He even mentioned social media influencer Justin Laboy's "respectfully" catchphrase. In...

Drake Reveals Certified Lover Boy Features on City Billboards

[ad_1] With one more day until Drake unveils his long-awaited, highly sought-after Certified Lover Boy album, the Toronto rapper appears to be revealing the guest features on the LP using billboards in a number of major cities.While the artists presumed to be on the effort aren't confirmed just yet, a Drizzy fan Instagram page, @wordonrd, and other social media accounts have shared images of billboards located in Memphis, Houston, New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, California and Nigeria.Based on the massive boards, singer Yebba of West Memphis, Ark. is on the project as well as Memphis native Project Pat of Three 6 Mafia. For H-Town, the billboard reads: "Hey Houston the hometown hero is on...

Drake Wears Soulja Boy Glasses After Soulja Slams Kanye West

[ad_1] As fans wait for Drake to deliver his album Certified Lover Boy later this week, the Toronto rap superstar decided to poke a little fun at his rap nemesis Kanye West.On Tuesday (Aug. 31), Drizzy’s friend and rapper Carnage hopped on his Instagram Live and posted a video update on CLB. In doing so, he also added an IG filter of Soulja Boy’s famed 2007 sunglasses with his insignia on them. In the clip, Carnage is in the studio with Drake and when he points his smartphone camera at him he’s rocking Big Draco’s classic frames. “Just went over all the masters...