Drake gave us one of the biggest treats of the week, his visual for second single “Hold On, We’re Going Home”. The video features rapper A$AP Rocky, and features Drake and his team rescuing a damsel in distress. The video is a mini-movie, and does not see any performance shots of Drake actually singing the song. We love this song here at Supreme Fabulosity, the single is Drake second Top 10 single (currently #9), off of his new album Nothing Was The Same. The album is in stores now, everyone please go pick up a PAID copy of it. Check out the video for “Hold On, We’re Going Home” down below, let us know what you think:
It seems like it has been forever since TLC has released something in the US, and it has. The last release from TLC was 2005’s Now and Forever: The Hits. Now, 8 years later, comes TLC anniversary album 20, and here is the tracklist for the album:
Now, I am sure that TLC fans are upset at this list due to the fact that there is only one new song on the tracklist. That song is “Meant to Be” which was written by Neyo. However, TLC fans, DO NOT fret. TLC has just confirmed that they are in the studio working on a full-length studio album due out in 2014. Some of the collaborators for that album have been Lady Gaga, Drake, Neyo, Dallas Austin, and J. Cole just announced that he is also contributing to their new studio album. We are excited about the J. Cole collaboration. TLC’s first time collaborating with J. Cole is on his hit song “Crooked Smile” which is currently sitting at #36 on the Hot 100 (Billboard). This is the first Top 40 hit for TLC since 2002’s “Girl Talk”. We believe that a TLC comeback is in full effect.
Don’t forget to catch the TLC biopic on Vh-1 premiering October 21st!
The video has finally arrived for Drake’s fourth official single, “Take Care”. “Take Care” is the album’s title track, and features the guest vocals of superstar, Rihanna. The video was shot in black and white, and had been delayed for release several times, do to it being edited. The single is the duo’s second Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The song so far has peaked at #7, and debuted at #9 without being released as an official single yet. We love the song, and the way Drake and Rihanna play off of each other. Check out the video down below:
Nicki Minaj has been everywhere. She has done the Grammys, radio interviews, talk shows, and everything else to promote this sophomore album of hers. According to Hits Daily Double (who tracks album sales from day of release), Nicki Minaj is expected to sell about 225,000 copies first week, and debut at #1. Now, this is amazing being that the albums are selling no where like they used to 10-15 years ago. However, Roman Reloaded is selling about 150,000 copies LESS than Pink Friday in first week sales. Pink Friday’s first week album sales were 375,000 (#2 debut on the Billboard 200). Nevertheless, congrats to Nicki Minaj on her first #1 album. When she was asked about if she was worried about a sophomore jinx, this is what she told Vibe Magazine:
” Hell No! This album is gonna sell so much more than ‘Pink Friday.’ Ask me this question two years from today, Clue. With me, I’m never about first week and all that. I like to look at it for the long haul. I’ma travel, I’ma meet my beautiful babies, my Barbz everywhere, and this is my first time I’m gonna get to do a world tour, so the album is gonna do its thing.”
Well Nicki, you are off to a slow start on outselling Pink Friday, but hey you never know!
It is no secret that there has been some type of chemistry in and out of the studio when it comes to Drake and Rihanna. The two have worked together on her smash #1 single ‘What’s My Name?’, and are currently gearing up for their second duet together, the hit song ‘Take Care’. Now, Drake has gone on record to state that he would love to make an entire album with Rihanna. This is what he had to say:
“I’ve always urged her to let me come and really work on an album for her, with her. I feel like I could do some great writing for her. Actually the Rita Ora song that’s out right now was originally for Rihanna. I’ve got some great ideas so, you know, hopefully when the time is right she’ll send me that text or call me up and say, ‘Hey let’s get in the studio for a month and make an album’, and we can do it.”
I’m not sure about a Drake/Rihanna album. The two of them are very overexposed, maybe if they BOTH disappeared for AT LEAST 2 years, then I can probably see it happening. However, I’m sure whatever they decide to cook up, if it comes to fruition, it will be a monster seller. Stay tuned!
Drake had another interesting aspiration other than being a performer. Drake attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute High School. In the yearbook of his high school, he stated that not only did he want to sing, but he wanted to be a break dancer. Even though Drake is extremely successful today, he dropped out of high school. Now, he does not encourage his fans to drop out of high school. He talks about his decision not to finish on a song called “Crew Love”: “Smoking weed under star projectors/I guess we’ll never know what Harvard gets us /But seeing my family have it all /Took the place of that desire for diplomas on the wall.” Check out actual yearbook photo down below:
Drake has many things to celebrate this week. His sophomore album “Take Care” is in stores and available on iTunes right now. Also, the album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart with 631,000 copies sold in its first week. This beats out the debut sales of his first album “Thank Me Later” which also debuted at #1 and sold 447,000 copies in its first week. Congratulations to the Young Money artist, it looks like there is no slowing down of that camp. This debut is the third largest debut of the year, behind Lady Gaga, and fellow Young Money member Lil Wayne. Congrats to you Drake. If you do not have the album, go get it in stores now.