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  • Stylist claims Drake owes him $70k

    Drake’s smooth look doesn’t come cheap—especially if you’re the one dressing him. According to papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, the Canadian rapper owes former stylist Michael Raphael over $70,000 in fees and expenses, the New York Daily News reports. Last summer Drake hired Raphael, the owner of a high-end Manhattan boutique he frequented, to… More ▸

  • Jewish(ish) highlights from the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

    After Macklemore and Ryan Lewis blew a shofar in a VMA promo video, we were hopeful last night’s event would be full of fantastic Jewish moments. Not so much, unfortunately, but here’s what we managed to scrape together. The awards ceremony took place in the Barclays Center, which is in Brooklyn, which is, last time we… More ▸

  • Drake gets invited to lots of Shabbat dinners

    Wow, Drake’s a busy guy. In addition to releasing a new song and organizing an impressive rap festival in Toronto, our favorite Canadian Jewish rapper is also currently on the cover of XXL’s 150th and 16th anniversary issue. In the accompanying Q&A he opened up about everything from his new album to the Amanda Bynes situation. Our favorite,… More ▸

  • Listen: Drake’s new song

    His new album doesn’t come out until Sept. 17, but Drake has released another teaser in the form of a new track. It’s called “Hold On We’re Going Home,” and it has a more mellow, disco-type feel than his usual raps. It’s a big week for Drake, who also brought some major stars over to… More ▸

  • Drake apologizes for J. Cole’s autism lyric

    While he usually makes news for decidedly unmensch-like behavior, like, you know, nightclub brawls with rap stars over female pop stars and stuff, Drake seems to be turning things around. The Canadian Jewish rapper has just announced he will remove a controversial lyric fellow rapper J. Cole contributed to one of his tracks, USA Today reports. “I’m… More ▸

  • Drake to appear in ‘Anchorman 2′

    Jewish Canadian rapper Drake was seen on the New York set of “Anchorman 2″ on Saturday afternoon. Kanye West also has a cameo in the sequel, which stars Will Ferrel, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell, Kristen Wiig, Tina Fey, Amy Poelher, and Sacha Baron Cohen. In other words, most of the funny people currently… More ▸

  • Listen to Drake’s new song about getting angry when he’s up late

    Drake released a second single from his upcoming album, “Nothing Was the Same,” and the new song, “5AM in Toronto,” is full of bragging and angry words about staying up late. Drake’s producer, Noah Shebib, tweeted a link to the song early this morning, which Drizzy retweeted, before noting the song was produced by hip-hop… More ▸