Drake
Features // 5 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

“Don’t Let Me Fall”: Hip-Hop in the Age of Austerity
8 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Rappers have always wrestled with the question of how to succeed in a society where the odds are stacked against them. The biggest difference now is that their middle class listeners have the same worries.

The Best Producers of 2011
7 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

Noah "40" Shebib, Doc McKinney, and Illangelo provide a welcome reminder that a talented rapper or a gifted singer isn’t all it takes to create memorable, moving hip-hop or R&B.

//Reviews

Drake: If You're Reading This It's Too Late
25 Feb 2015 // 9:06 PM

At the peak of his game, Drake has begun to embrace the darker sides of success.

Drake: Nothing Was the Same (Take 2)
2 Oct 2013 // 10:03 PM

Drake and studiomate Noah Shebib's Nothing Was the Same is, much like Take Care before it, a gorgeous record. But is it as good?

//Blogs

Predicting the 2012 Polaris Prize Short List
12 Jul 2012 // 4:00 AM

This is probably a dumb idea. But, here is what I expect to make the Polaris Prize's Short List.

Bubbling Under the 75 Best Songs of 2011: Drake
5 Dec 2011 // 5:00 AM

Today we presented our Best 75 Songs of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...

//News

Drake releases posthumous Aaliyah single ‘Enough Said’
9 Aug 2012 // 1:32 AM

LOS ANGELES — Twenty seconds into “Enough Said,” the posthumous Aaliyah single that Drake released Sunday, it’s impossible not to feel an eerie chill. When

Drake just wants to make his fans feel special
22 Jun 2012 // 7:35 AM

DETROIT — It’s a bustling summer for Drake, the Canadian actor, singer and rapper. Having honed his live chops with a winter college tour, the 2

//Mixed media
//Blogs

PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

// Announcements

"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

READ the article