Drake Found A Houston Home To Live In When He’s Not In Toronto

Drake’s an international star, which means he can stay pretty much wherever he wants if he’s not in his Toronto home. After all, with all that money and fame, you’d be hard-pressed to find a property of his liking that he wouldn’t pull up to. However, as Drizzy announced during his latest Houston stop of his It’s All A Blur tour with 21 S*vage, it seems like he’s found the place he’s been looking for. Moreover, he announced to the crowd that he found a place to stay in Houston, much to their excitement. Under the tutelage of Bun B and a lot of stylistic inspiration in his early days, H-Town has a special place in the 36-year-old’s heart.

“Also, I want to tell you something,” Drake told the crowd, presumably on Monday (September 18) at his second concert in the city in a row. “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!”

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Drake Is Moving Into A Houston Crib For His U.S. Travels Outside Of Toronto

What’s more is that this isn’t all the love that Drake had to show to the city during these shows. “They say I’m from Toronto, Canada, but we might have to check the hospital records,” the 6 God cheekily expressed during his concert. “‘Cause y’all show me too much love in the H-Town, I love y’all for real. I got my album coming out for y’all October 6. I know I pushed it back, but it’s for good reason. ‘Cause I’m trying to represent for the H-Town like I always do. Another classic on the way.”

With this in mind, fans are more excited than ever for the release of the “classic” in question, For All The Dogs. It’s been a long time since he announced it, and delays and constant touring have kept fans at bay. Regardless of all that, it’s heartening to see that the OVO head honcho finally gets to take in a pivotal city in his life and career. On that note, for more news and the latest updates on Drake, keep checking in with HNHH.

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Beyonce Dazzles In First North American “Renaissance” Concert

Beyoncé has finally made landfall in North America. After working her way across Western Europe for the past two months, the pop megastar kicked off the Renaissance World Tour’s North American leg in Toronto on July 8. As she had done with several stops in Europe, Queen Bey graced her followers with a glimpse of several of her concert outfits after the show.


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After the Toronto show, Beyoncé’s social media showed off a dazzling chain-mesh mini-dress. Furthermore, they also released pictures of a camo-print leotard with a matching jacket. However, the comments were split between thirsting over the pop star, declaring their love for the show, and demanding justice for Pittsburgh. Beyoncé is scheduled to perform another show in Toronto on July 9 before starting to travel across the US. Her first American show will be in Philadelphia on July 12. Furthermore, the tour will end in Kansas City on October 1.

Pittsburgh Demands Answers About Cancelled Renaissance Show


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However, not everyone is stoked about the North American leg of the tour. On July 5, it was announced that the August 3 show in Pittsburgh had been canceled. The official reason given was “production logistics and scheduling issues.” The Pittsburgh show had originally sat between stops in Foxborough, Massachusetts and Washington DC on the tour schedule. At the time of writing, no other information about the cancellation has been released. Elsewhere, shows in Inglewood, Seattle, and Kansas City were rescheduled but not outright canceled. The biggest disruption was moving the Kansas City date to the end of the tour. Originally, Beyoncé was meant to close out the tour in her hometown of New Orleans.

Understandably, Beyoncé fans in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania are very upset about the show being removed from the tour. “I don’t think I’ve ever been this upset with someone I don’t even know,” wrote one fan on Twitter. The situation has gotten bad enough that Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey even released a statement about it. “We were fully prepared to welcome her to Pittsburgh and honor her with an official day recognizing her visit and accomplishments. We are in conversations with the promoter for the event in order to gain an understanding about what led to the cancellation, and if there is anything we can do as a city to find a new date or location for her show.


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Tory Lanez, G Herbo, Pressa & Drakeo The Ruler Appear On Toronto’s Top5 New Album “Pedro Activated”

There isn’t another rapper this year who had as eventful of an album rollout at Top5. The Toronto rapper is currently locked up as he awaits trial for first-degree murder. Still, even while incarcerated, he’s managed to rattle the music industry. Just a week ago, he claimed responsibility for jacking DJ Drama’s chain during a club appearance in Toronto. Still, his charges nor his antics have hindered his reach in the music industry, especially as he built anticipation for his next project.

This morning, Top5 finally came through with his latest album, Pedro Activated, released through GGG, 6ixbuzz Ent., and Create Music Group. The 16-song effort is stacked to the brim with features from some of the hottest names in hip-hop. G Herbo helps open up the project, “21 Questions” while the late Drakeo The Ruler posthumously appears on “Your Homie.” Then, he has features from artists like PGF Nuk, Asian Doll, Chinese Kitty, Tory Lanez, and more.

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Top5 Delivers His Debut Project

The rapper’s latest body of work focuses heavily on his Toronto counterparts, as well. With 6ixbuzz hosting the project, Pedro Activated also boasts appearances from artists like Pressa, Bundog, Casper TNG, Flippa, Why G, and more. It’s an impressive set of records that builds on Top5’s infamy. Still, it’s clear that his name holds weight outside of Toronto.

Right now, Top5 is sitting behind bars as he awaits trial. Toronto Police previously alleged that he cut off his ankle bracelet and went on the run, heading to America. Eventually, police issued a warrant for his arrest and he returned to Canada where he was charged with first-degree murder. We’ll keep you posted on any more details surrounding his case. Check out the tracklist for Pedro Activated below.

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Pedro Activated Tracklist

  1. 21 Questions Ft. G Herbo
  2. Your Homie ft. Drakeo The Ruler
  3. Cam H ft. Nardo Wick
  4. IDK ft. PGF Nuk
  5. 2 Cases
  6. Drop Shit ft. Chinese Kitty, Bundog
  7. With The Mandem ft. Why G, Asian Doll
  8. 401 Ft. Pressa
  9. Murder She Wrote
  10. Drill Some More Ft. Flippa
  11. Free Pedro Interlude Ft. Tory Lanez
  12. Rollie On My Wrist
  13. First Time Ft. Casper TNG
  14. 40 Wake Your Block Up ft. Flippa
  15. Movie ft. Bundog & Why G
  16. Stay Dangerous

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Portion Perseveres In The Face Of Adversity On “Downfall”

Canada’s rap scene has undoubtedly gained some serious momentum in the past few years. Beyond the rappers that have cemented their name in the past decade, we’ve witnessed a surge of incredible artists from the 6ix who are bringing their stories to the forefront. Among those names is Portion, the Scarborough rapper who turned his pain into honeyed melodies. Although it’s been nearly a year since he released music last, he’s finally breaking the hiatus with new music.

In the face of adversity, Portion still comes out on top. The rapper came through with his first music since 2022’s “Letter From Miami” and he’s rapping with a purpose. On “Downfall,” the rapper brings his harmonious flows over a soulful, atmospheric production handled by Gabe Lucas, KutOff, and T Five. Portion sounds off on his doubters and the leeches as he reflects on his rise to fame and details the importance of loyalty and persevering in the face of adversity.

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Portion’s Big Return 

In a statement, Portion detailed the inspiration behind his latest single. “As I work on new music, I’ve been able to tap into different emotions. There were certain people within my own circle praying on my downfall and those are the things they don’t tell you before you get into this industry. If you’re working on something and are a creative of any kind, you can relate to this song and feeling,” he said.

Last year, Portion delivered his debut project, I Am Nothing Without, along with the deluxe edition titled, Trench Baby. The project boasted a feature from Toosii who appeared on the stand-out track, “EASTSIDE,” along with the single, “Wave,” which earned massive praise. Hopefully, with the release of “Downfall,” it won’t be too long until he slides through with the follow-up. Check out his latest song above and sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below. 

Quotable Lyrics
I been wrapped up in this life, I got a flight at 8 a.m.
I got used to all this fake shit, I got used cuttin’ friends
Got b*tches in my call log, we won’t ever speak again
How you pray on me to lose? I thought you wanted me to win

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DJ Drama’s Toronto Trip Cost $120K Extra To Return Stolen Chains, Top5 Claims

Hip-hop heads were nothing short of shocked to hear about DJ Drama’s rumoured Toronto robbery this past weekend. The Generation Now founder has yet to address the gossip himself. However, a local rapper, Top5, shared a video showing several men in ski masks proudly waving what appears to be Drama’s jewelry around while shouting out Drake. Of course, the Gangsta Grillz creative and the Canadian have resolved their beef. Still, the incident still must’ve bruised his ego, nonetheless.

A few days after the news broke, it was revealed earlier today (June 13) that Drama’s chains are on their way back to him. It remains unclear how the negotiations worked out, or how peaceful they were. According to an Instagram comment from Top5 on DJ Akademiks’ post, the price he paid to have the ice back in his possession wasn’t a small one. “$120K for the chain back, that’s a good deal 😂😂,” he wrote.

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Toronto Rapper Reveals How Much DJ Drama Allegedly Paid for Stolen Chains


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The caption of the Toronto lyricist’s original post read, “For all you that don’t post my music, and don’t play my music 2023 your chains are getting snatched. @djdrama come get [your] chain back lil boy.” Clearly, there’s beef between the pair, though we’re unsure why Drama wouldn’t play Top5’s music. As you may recall, he was previously charged with first-degree murder in late 2021 after reportedly seeking revenge for his brother’s killing.

This obviously tarnished his reputation, and things have been relatively quiet on his end since. His last single, “401” with Pressa, arrived in 2022, as did “I Miss My Dawgs” featuring Iceman and Rico Bank$. We’re unsure if he plans to drop anything in 2023, or if he’ll stick to snatching chains instead. Do you think $120K is an outrageous demand for DJ Drama to get his jewelry back? Let us know in the comments, and check back later for more hip-hop/pop culture news updates.

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DJ Drama’s Stolen Chains Are Allegedly Getting Back To Him

DJ Drama faced a fair share of social media clowning over the weekend after video surfaced of robbers flaunting his chains. Apparently, they robbed the Philly multi-hyphenate for not “checking” when he visited Toronto, and later posted his chains online for the world to see. “That’s what you f***ing get for not checking in,” the men say in the clip. “Shout out boy Drizzy, eh. Triple Gs, you know how we rock.” It’s funny that they mention Drake, as the two allegedly had past beef and it’s unclear whether “checking” was the only motivation behind the robbery.

Regardless of all that, a new video that is buzzing around the Internet alleges that DJ Drama’s chains are on the way back to him. Furthermore, an Instagram account called @keep6ixsolid posted the clip in question. Hilariously, it also features the theme from The Godfather in the background. Whether he paid for the chains back or not, it’s still quite worrisome considering that we don’t know the full extent of the robbery. Maybe it turned more violent than threatening, so we hope that everyone involved is as safe and sound as the chains look.

Read More: DJ Drama Reveals Who He Wants To Work With For Future “Gangsta Grillz” Projects

DJ Drama Is Apparently Getting His Chains Back


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Going back to that point about Drake, it’s interesting that it formed part of the conversation due to other recent events. Meek Mill, who also reconciled a beef with the 6ix God, recently took shots at DJ Drama, who was his former friend and collaborator. A lot of info exploded on his Twitter page, and he called Drama a “goofy over these h*es” among other jabs. “I asked Drama why he always speaking down on me with a few other words too, told him he’s a goofy,” he tweeted. “I also hit him when he tried to compare ‘Dreams And Nightmares’ to ‘[Just] Wanna Rock’ AND DOWNPLAY ME.”

“That man never did real charity in Philly in his life,” Meek continued his rant, among other tweets. “I just be saying bits parts online because it be too much to say… I be wanting it to be known when ion Rock wit these goofies … and I stand on my tippy toes when I see them so it’s no confusion before we even interact! ‘Drama queen over these females.’” For the latest news and updates on DJ Drama, log back into HNHH.

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Drake Pens Farewell Message To Toronto Before Tour

It’s shaping up to be a wild summer for artist tours, with Drake and 21 Savage leading the way with their collaborative It’s All A Blur trek. Before kicking it off in Memphis, Tennessee in the United States on June 29th, though, Drizzy wanted to say goodbye to his home city of Toronto. After all, it’s his first North American tour since his 2018 journey with the Migos. While his latest Instagram Story didn’t make it clear why he was leaving a bit over two weeks before the tour starts, it did feature some heartfelt words towards the 6ix. In addition, a gorgeous picture of the city’s CN Tower, famously featured on the cover of his 2016 album Views.

“Goodbye my beautiful city,” Drake penned on IG on Monday (June 12). “I haven’t left for this reason in over 6 years but I hope I can make you proud once again. I love you all. Have an amazing summer and pls try to take care of each other. See you in October.” On the 5th and 7th of that month, he will close the tour out in Toronto, unfortunately without 21.

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Drake’s Goodbye To Toronto (For Now)

However, even though these next few months will surely have him busy, Drake is still gearing up some heat in the studio, apparently. As if having one of the most commercially successful albums of 2022 wasn’t enough, the Canadian superstar seems to be tapping old friends back. He posted a picture of him and frequent collaborator Sampha on his Instagram Story. Furthermore, the two have a proven track record of great songs such as “Too Much,” “The Motion,” and Sampha’s solo (vocal) track on Drake’s More Life project, “4422.”

Meanwhile, Drizzy continued stacking up his list of dynamic duos since then, whether in the musical or romantic sense. For example, he seemed to confirm dating rumors with Lilah via Instagram as well, although that could just be chalked up to loving language and not an actual relationship confirmation. On the other hand, his bromance with Lil Yachty remains as strong as ever. For more news and the latest updates on Drake, keep checking in with HNHH.

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DJ Drama Robbed In Toronto By Drake Fans: Report

It’s been a tough few weeks for DJ Drama. He was not only called “a goofy over these h*es” by Meek Mill, but also was the victim of an alleged robbery in Toronto. As AllHipHop reports, the Generation Now co-founder was visiting the 6ix when he failed to “check,” ultimately resulting in his chain seemingly being snatched. It seems that moment wasn’t caught on camera. Nevertheless, the thieves have since posted up on social media. In a viral video, they’re seen showing off the loot they claim to have taken from around Drama’s neck this weekend.

Adding insult to injury, the men praise Drake (who has past beef with the Philly native) in the obnoxious video. “That’s what you f*cking get for not checking in,” they indirectly tell Drama. “Shout out boy Drizzy, eh. Triple Gs, you know how we rock.” Neither the Canadian nor his former enemy have addressed the situation on Twitter. Still, users are certainly having a field day laughing at the situation.

Read More: DJ Drama Is “A Goofy Over These H*es,” Meek Mill Says

DJ Drama’s Chain Allegedly Snatched in the 6ix

It’s worth noting that Drake and the Gangsta Grillz creative previously put an end to their feud. Hip-hop heads quickly realized this when they appeared on Jack Harlow’s “Churchill Downs” together. Things first became tense between the pair in 2015, when rumours stated that Drama is the one who told Meek Mill about his “R.I.C.O” collaborator apparently using a ghostwriter to pen the fan favourite. The incident put a major rift between Drake and the “Litty” rapper, though they later settled their differences publicly.

In other news, Champagne Papi hasn’t entirely managed to escape being embarrassed online lately either. During a live stream with Stake and Kick earlier this month, not only did the father of one’s credit card decline but he was also turned into a meme thanks to his questionable yellow nail polish. See for yourself at the link below, and make sure to check back later for more hip-hop/pop culture news updates.

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Duvy Facing Charges In 2022 North York Murder: Report

Little more than a year after delivering his debut album, GRASSWAYZ, CP24 reports that Toronto-based rapper Duvy has been arrested. The 21-year-old was taken into custody in connection with a 2022 fatal shooting in the city’s North York area. Police reports claim that on October 6, officers responded to a call at 5 Needle Firway around 1:40 PM. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and has since been identified as 28-year-old Osman Bangura.

Duvy appeared in court earlier today (May 27), but no further updates are available at this time. Investigating authorities are asking anyone with information to consider coming forward or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously. If the rising star did commit the crime, it would’ve taken place months after his 12-track, almost featureless debut hit DSPs. At the time, titles like “Clear the Spot,” “Shlime Talk,” and “Nightmare Z” were helping him make a name for himself amongst the other artists coming up out of the 6ix.

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Duvy Charged in Osman Bangura’s 2022 Death

The only artist to appear on GRASSWAYZ alongside Duvy is Vory, who joined him for the opening track, “Thugz Don’t Cry.” Speaking with Complex about his album (which is based on his childhood), the former said, “It’s is a lot like every other neighborhood. It’s dangerous. There’s a lot of ups and downs. You see a lot of people change. But if you’re not from there, the only thing I would tell you is not to come here. You know what I mean?”

Prior to his arrest, the “Barcelona” lyricist had been delivering heat in 2023 as well. He teamed up with Waveroom and SDawg17shit for “Bloody Mary,” shared a solo effort, “Ladders,” and dropped off the deluxe cut of How Did I End Up Here in between. It remains unclear what the next steps in the ongoing murder investigation are, but the news certainly puts a hold on any big plans the Canadian may have had for the upcoming summer months. Were you a fan of Duvy’s debut GRASSWAYZ album? Let us know in the comments, or if you haven’t tuned in yet, check it out at the link below.

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Drake Joins PartyNextDoor On Stage In Toronto & Confirms “PND 4”

It’s been a few summers without new music from PartyNextDoor but rest assured, his new album is on the way. The Canadian R&B star returned to History Nightclub in Toronto for his homecoming show, which led to a Drake cameo. The OVO Boss sang PND’s praises during a brief freestyle while he was on stage. “I’m going on tour but Party droppin’ PND 4,” he sang to the audience to applause. Between speculation of Scary Hours 3 and a new PND project, it sounds like the OVO clique will hold us down for the summer.

PartyNextDoor has been ramping up the anticipation for his forthcoming album for a few months now. In late 2022, he popped up with the release of OG Parker for “No Fuss.” Then, he joined forces with Diddy for “Sex In A Porsche,” leading to the release of his first solo single since 2020, “Old Friends.” Fans have been demanding the album’s release, which Party further hinted at on Instagram ahead of his homecoming concert last night. Hopefully, we won’t have to wait much longer for PND4.

Drake Confirms “PND 4” 

As they performed together for the first time in ages, Drake ensured that he gave PartyNextDoor his flowers on stage in front of their hometown. “First of all, can I just say on behalf of everybody in this room, can you come home more, please? Please!” Drake began. “I would not be the artist I am if it wasn’t for you. And that’s not like even some like I get on stage with people and I’m nice sometimes but this is really actually, like, my favorite artist in the world and I love this guy.”

Hopefully, we’ll be getting a new collaboration from the two of them this summer. On stage, Drake proclaimed that he already heard PND 4 in its entirety, adding that it was going to be “one of those summers.” PND released his last project, PartyMobile in 2020, featuring singles like “Loyal” ft. Drake and “Believe It” ft. Rihanna. We’ll keep you posted on any further updates surrounding PartyNextDoor’s upcoming album. Check out Drake’s cameo at PartyNextDoor’s concert above.