Drake Debuts His Country Accent While Touring Houston Home: Watch

Drake always reps the city of Toronto to the fullest, but that doesn’t mean he can’t show love to other areas that raised him, in a way. Moreover, those familiar with his’s early career know that Houston played a large role in his come-up, not just regarding stylistic and artistic inspiration, but also in terms of some of his earliest mentors like Bun B being from there. Now, the 6 God found a home in the city to stay at when he’s not in Toronto, and recently showed it off. Not only that, but he also showed off his best “country” accent to really get into the Texas atmosphere.

“Me and my partner, we done gone country on ya’ll, mane,” Drake remarked in a video in what looks like a golf cart with a friend. “We said we was going to do it for a lot of years. We doing it today. The sale is made, for sure. They said 10 horses belong to the property and four of them are boarding horses. People need a nice place for their horse to stay. Yeah, buddy, yeah, buddy. You got to drop a new one for this. If you see your girl at the Lover Boy Lane, it’s over.”

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Drake Goes Full “Country” While Showing Off New Houston Property

Of course, this voice harkens back to when Drake was fully in his Southern bag on projects like Thank Me Later. As such, maybe it’s not too surprising for hardcore fans to hear his drawl like this, and we can imagine it’ll only get stronger. In addition, let’s not forget that the 36-year-old is known for his many voices, for better or worse. From dancehall patois to U.K. drill “tings,” he’s drawn as much admiration and clowning for his “impressions.” We’ll see how many of those show up on For All The Dogs.

Meanwhile, it’s at least nice to see that the OVO mogul finally achieved a longtime goal. With the resources and finances at his disposal, we can assume that he wanted to find the perfect spot in the city to call his second home. Regardless, we’ll see how long it takes for Drizzy to say “Howdy” to no end. On that note, stick around on HNHH for the latest news and updates on Drake.

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Drake Gifts BBL Specialist Custom OVO Scrubs

Drake’s love for Houston holds no barriers but his recent trip to H-Town made him look like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. The Canadian rapper delivered incredible back-to-back performances at the Toyota Center. At one point, the rapper gifted a fan a luxury bag, which has been a common theme throughout his career. Then, he found another fan who apparently attended several nights on his tour. As a token of his appreciation, he offered the fan a VIP experience at his Atlanta concert, along with a first-class ticket and $10,000 cash.

However, it’s evident that his appreciation for Houstonians extends beyond those who spent their hard-earned cash to see him perform. His connection with the city runs deep, as we saw when he pulled up to Bun B’s Trill Burger and later, showed his gratitude to UGK, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, and other H-Town representatives who left an indelible mark on the culture. Still, before his performance in Charlotte, NC this weekend, he had to pay a visit to one man who “made these beautiful ladies’ dreams come true.” 

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Drake Pays A Visit To BBL Specialist Dr. Calvin Jung

Drake paid a visit to Dr. Calvin Jung, a renowned BBL specialist, before leaving Houston. Dr. Jung shared a video to his TikTok page alongside Drake who delivered a suitcase filled with new work attire. “Custom OVO Jung Money scrubs,” the doctor said. “I had to get him right with the Jung Money scrubs,” Drake added. “It’s only right. Appreciate you showing love all these years. Making these beautiful ladies’ dreams come true.” Drizzy added that the suitcase had basically every size imaginable.

There’s a strong possibility that Drake and Dr. Jung, who is also a Canadian, might be hanging out more often in the future. The Her Loss rapper revealed that he’s moving to Houston during his second night at the Toyota Center. “I’m excited I get to share this with night two. I had to make it official first. I’ve been looking for a long time. Trying to figure out, you know, the right place for me to live where I belong outside of Toronto. I finally, finally, after all these years, found me a place in Houston, Texas. So y’all will be seeing me a lot, yeah!” Check out Drake’s visit to Dr. Jung above. 

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Drake’s OVO And The MLS Collaboration Aims To ‘Bridge The Gap’ Between Soccer And Street Culture

Drake has found another way to profit off his love of sports. The collaboration between the “Search And Rescue” rapper’s OVO (October’s Very Own) record label and the Major League Soccer (MLS) is now available to the general public.

The limited-edition capsule merchandise collection pays homage to three league teams. Toronto Football Club, New York City Football Club, and Los Angeles Football Club’s signature colors (red, sky blue, and black) are featured across the athleisure garments. The range of hoodies, tees, sweatshorts, and socks will predominately feature the label’s unique owl logo and distinct font type.

In a statement, the organization spoke in greater detail as to why the Cartoon was selected for the collaboration, saying, “Cartoon began his career as a LA graffiti artist before branching into murals, album covers, logos, and now most famously known for his tattoos. His richly detailed, hand-rendered designs pull much of their inspiration from the Los Angeles of Cartoon’s youth. At one time, the black and grey, fine line style was synonymous with LA street life, and Cartoon’s work has helped bridge the gap between those hardscrabble beginnings and the style’s current global popularity.”

The new MLS x OVO capsule is available now online. However, the items will be made available in person at the BMO Field for Toronto FC fans. Find more information here.

SOURCE SPORTS: MLS Teams with OVO for New Capsule Collection

SOURCE SPORTS: MLS Teams with OVO for New Capsule Collection

MLS and October’s Very Own have partnered to release a limited-edition capsule collection that was created in conjunction with the artist Mister Cartoon.

In this collaboration, three significant MLS markets—Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles—honor street culture. OVO collaborated with the famous artist Mister Cartoon to create original artwork for each item to tell that story.

Cartoon’s career as a graffiti artist in Los Angeles began before he moved on to murals, record covers, logos, and is currently most well-known for his tattoos. His intricate, hand-rendered drawings are heavily influenced by the Los Angeles of Cartoon’s formative years. The black and grey, fine line style was once associated with LA’s street culture, and Cartoon’s work has contributed to bridging the gap between the style’s humble beginnings and its current global ubiquity.

This limited-edition capsule collection features t-shirts, hoodies and sweat shorts for Major League Soccer clubs, Toronto FC, LAFC and New York City FC.

The collection can be seen below and can be purchased now at octobersveryown.com.

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Taylor Rooks Looks Stunning In New OVO Campaign

If you watch a lot of sports, especially basketball, and football, you certainly know Taylor Rooks is. Overall, the media personality has done a fantastic job of cultivating relationships with various athletes. Although many athletes can be reserved with the media, Rooks makes players comfortable enough to open up. Her conversational tone bodes over quite well, and she has been able to grow her brand. Rooks is someone that many look up to, and it is easy to see why given her success in a male-dominated space.

Subsequently, Taylor Rooks has been able to get new experiences in a whole host of different spaces outside of sports. For instance, she was recently recruited by Drake’s clothing line, October’s Very Own. Of course, this is simply OVO. Overall, OVO is one of the most recognizable brands in the music world. Furthermore, they are quite entrenched in streetwear culture thanks to a ton of amazing collections. Recently, Rooks got to model some clothes from the latest women’s collection for Spring of this year.

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Taylor Rooks x OVO

In the picture up above, Taylor Rooks stuns in a black OVO tank top with the gold owl on the front. Furthermore, she is wearing some tub socks and a similar garment on her forearm and hands. From there, she also has on some black shorts that are skintight. Needless to say, this is the kind of sportswear that you would wear to work out in. Ultimately, Rooks does a great job of modeling the pieces. She is an extremely recognizable face, and her inclusion in the campaign will go a long way in bringing attention to this collection.

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Below, you can see some of the other various elements that will be part of this collection. Overall, it seems like OVO is coming through with some amazing clothes. From hoodies to sweatpants to leggings and even crop top quarter zips, OVO has gone all out. If you are curious about any of the pieces, you will be able to cop as of Friday, May 12th over at the OVO website. Let us know what you think of the collection, below.

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ILOVEMAKONNEN Reflects On Drake Relationship Turning Sour

“Tuesday” is one of hip-hop’s most beloved “one-hit wonder” tracks of the 2010s, brought to us by ILOVEMAKONNEN and Drake. Despite the song’s massive success, though, the Los Angeles native recently remarked to NPR Music during an interview how their relationship took a nasty turn. Of course, this isn’t the first time that he’s spoken on this issue, and he actually took some different turns back then compared to his current stance. Still, it’s quite unfortunate if true, considering he left OVO less than two years after signing a record deal. Apparently nothing was the same after the 2015 Wireless Festival.

“That’s when I knew something was weird,” ILOVEMAKONNEN told the outlet. “Just ’cause when I came out on set- and I started losing weight too, right- Drake had made a little joke like, ‘He a little Eric Benét-a** looking n***a.’ You know, like, ha-ha. And then I just started to feel this vibe. As I was supposed to go into my verse [on stage], they just cut it.” Also, he shared that their issues didn’t stem from Makonnen’s sexuality, which many thought had rubbed the Canadian superstar the wrong way.

ILOVEMAKONNEN Pinpoints Where Drake Relationship Soured In NPR Music Convo

In fact, the “SCUSE ME” artist claimed that past tweets of his dissing Drake was what threw a wrench into their camaraderie. “‘Y’all need to drop him because he said your song ‘Practice’ was lame back in 2011,’” ILOVEMAKONNEN remembered one fan writing on social media. “[It’s] our little outlet,” he shared while explaining that he meant no ill will. “That’s our only way of attention. It ain’t nothing personal.” Later on during his NPR Music interview, he theorized that things really solidified themselves into a falling out when he referenced the rumored beef during a Tim Westwood freestyle.

To make matters worse, the 34-year-old spit those bars over Drake instrumentals, putting things further into context. However, back in 2019, he stated that things were “all good” between him and OVO, so maybe this is just him reflecting on water under the bridge. Regardless, it’s a shame that this resulted from misinterpretation, Internet egging, and most importantly making jokes at another’s expense. For the latest news on Drake and ILOVEMAKONNEN, log back into HNHH.


Drake “So Far Gone” Era Pictures Surface Online

These days, it’s almost hard not to find pictures of Drake everywhere online. The Canadian rap and pop superstar grew his profile exponentially since the early days of So Far Gone, his 2009 breakout mixtape. However, glimpses of that era are more interesting and historic than ever, and one podcast aims to recapture some of that media. Moreover, The Blog Era podcast aims to take listeners on a journey through the explosion of hip-hop media in the 2000s, and took a look at the seminal tape for its third episode. On their Twitter feed, they commemorated the occasion with some never-before-seen snapshots of Aubrey Graham before So Far Gone truly started his path towards industry dominance.

“In honor of episode 3 day, let’s post some old/rare Drake photos,” the account’s post read. “This is of the original four OVO guys- Niko, Drake, Oliver and 40. Shot in Toronto’s Dundas Square the week before So Far Gone dropped.” In another post with pictures, they wrote, “Some more from that photo shoot, as Drake is on the precipice of fame and his life being changed forever. No crowds. Just OVO, being left alone in the busiest section of Toronto.” In addition, they even got Drizzy on set in another tweet. “These are Drake, and Drake/Trey Songz on the set of the Successful video shoot, filmed in Toronto in 2009. (photo credit: @sidewayshatpat).”

Drake Throwback Pictures Emerge

To elaborate on this podcast’s concept, it specifically anchors itself around the rap blogosphere in media and which artists represented its boom the best. Of course, Drake evolved past pleasing the blogs to selling out stadiums and leaving his mark in every corner of the game. In fact, it’s fascinating to think of Drake’s critical and fan reception now and compare it to how clowned he was when he began. Sure, he still has his haters and gained new ones along the way. But jabs at him land like a high school bully punching Gervonta Davis, and the 6 God won over a million dollars for betting on him to beat Ryan Garcia recently.

Meanwhile, listening to new Drake tracks- even loosies like “Search & Rescue“- map out his trajectory. Even as his career gained incredible heights and he went on to play with other genres, he stuck true to his skills. He brought melody to new heights in rap, could still spit cold 16s on command, and did so much more in the process. Regardless of your take on his music, check out some more unearthed So Far Gone-era pics down below. Also, return to HNHH for the latest news and updates on Drake.

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Drake Wins $1 Million Bet On Gervonta Davis

Whenever there’s a big sporting event coming up, you can bet on Drake betting on it. His predictions always involve a big stack of cash from his heavy pockets, and an even bigger one if he wins. Moreover, he successfully bet on Gervonta Davis beating Ryan Garcia in their boxing match and won $1.38 million as a result. Furthermore, he took to Instagram to anticipate win, writing “Tank day aka pay day.” After Davis knocked Garcia out in the seventh round with a powerful body shot, millions around the world either rejoiced the win or lamented the loss- whether that goes for the boxers themselves or their own wagers.

In fact, soon after his victory, Tank addressed the overwhelming support that people like Drake have shown him. “Tell him I need half of that!” he joked about the 6 God’s odds. “It’s pretty cool to have people like that believe in me. It made me push even harder, so shoutout to Drake and the rest of the people that back me. This is only the beginning for me, I have a bright future and I’m staying humble through it all. What can I say? We done it again tonight.”

Drake Successfully Bet On Gervonta Davis Beating Ryan Garcia

On the other hand, Garcia gave his own account of what happened in the match. “He caught me with a good shot,” he remarked. “No excuses in here. I just couldn’t recover. That’s it. That’s all I have to say. He caught me with a good body shot. I’m not saying nothing but yeah, I couldn’t breathe. I was going to get back up but yeah, I couldn’t get back up.” Also, he expressed a desire for a rematch with Davis in the future.

“Obviously I’m disappointed,” Garcia remarked about the Gervonta Davis fight after his loss. “I tried my best but he caught me with a good body shot. I’ll come back stronger and yeah man, one day… wrack up a couple wins and maybe we could do a rematch at maybe 140, 147.” If that matchup returns, we’ll see where Drizzy puts his money next. Regardless, return to HNHH for the latest on Ryan Garcia, Gervonta Davis, and Drake.