Drake

Which Rappers Haven’t Released Their Best Albums Yet?

Hip-hop is a young artist’s game. Most athletes peak in their mid-twenties to their early thirties, and rappers follow a similar trajectory. There are exceptions, of course—boxer Bernard Hopkins won a world championship at age 49, and Pusha-T defeated Drake at age 41. Fame, money, drugs, love, and …

How Romantic Relationships Alter Our Relationship to Music

Falling in love changes our outlook on life. Love has a shifting quality. But what happens when you fall in love with a person, having already been in love with a craft? I’m talking about the chemical reaction that occurs when you’re obsessed with music and writing, and you bring your latest …

Drake’s 50 Best Guest Verses, Ranked

It’s been nearly ten years since Lil Wayne, on Birdman’s 2009 hit, “Money to Blow,” implored listeners not to worry about Cash Money’s future because the label would be all right as long as they “put Drake on every hook.” Since then, Drake’s earned the right to be mentioned in the same breath as …