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Drake Says Trump Doesn't Have The Power To Tear The World Apart

During his Boy Meets World London tour stop, Drake uncharacteristically spoke on the political climate, and said Trump isn't as powerful as the people.

While Drake is never afraid to take on an opponent in hip-hop, the Views artist usually minds his business when it comes to politics. However, with the election of Donald Trump, many have chosen to voice their opinion of the polarizing G.O.P president and it appears as if Mr. Graham is hopping on the bandwagon.

During his final London show for his Boy Meets World tour, Drake congratulated the crowd for putting their differences to the side all in the name of music.

“For some reason in my room, they have the TV set to CNN. Every day I wake up and see all this bullsh*t going in the world, people trying to tear us apart, people trying to make us turn against each other," Drake said. "So tonight, my proudest moment isn’t selling tickets or having people singing songs. My proudest moment, if you take a look around at this room, you'll see people from all races and all places, and all we did tonight was come inside this building, show love, celebrate life, more life and more music.”

While on its face Drake's comment speaks more to unity than politics, the "One Dance" artist didn't end his spiel there. Although he didn't name Trump, it was quite obvious who he was addressing his message to.

"If you think one man can tear this world apart, you're out of your mother f**king mind. It's on us to keep this shit together. F**k that man,” Drake said.

Drizzy didn't go any further into his disdain towards Trump, but we get the picture, however, speaking on Trump and politics in general isn't something Drake or Young Money really does. Do you think it's an artist's duty to use their platform to discuss social issues? Or should they just stay in their lane and entertain? Sound off in the comments.

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Solange's Performance Piece 'Witness!' To Premiere In September

Solange is the composer and director of a special performance piece titled "Witness!" The piece will be performed on September 17 at Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany.

"So excited to announce “Witness!” a special performance piece composed and directed by myself at the phenomenal @elbphilharmonie (photo’d here:)," she wrote on Instagram to accompany a photo of the event flyer, which features the picturesque venue. Tickets for the performance go on sale on May 31.

The Houston native is no stranger to elaborate stage productions and intricate, detail-driven performances. She's performed in places such as the Guggenheim and Marfa's Chinati Foundation, so we're sure "Witness!" will be one to remember.

Earlier this year, Solange dropped her performance slot at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, citing "major production delays" as the cause for cancellation. "She sends her sincerest apologies, and looks forward to performing at Coachella in the future," the official Coachella Twitter page read.

The performance coincides with the release of her latest studio-album, When I Get Home. Check out her announcement below.

 

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so excited to announce “Witness!” a special performance piece composed and directed by myself at the phenomenal @elbphilharmonie (photo’d here:) tickets on sale friday may 31 🖤!

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YG Releases '4REAL 4REAL' Album Featuring Meek Mill, Tyga, And More

After a brief delay, YG’s fourth studio album, 4REAL 4REAL is finally here. The 14-track project arrived on Friday (May 24) and features guest appearances by Meek Mill, Tyga, Kamaiyah, DaBaby, and more.

The album's release date was initially suspended in light of Nipsey Hussle's untimely death in March 2019. YG included a song, entitled "My Last Words (Nipsey Hussle Tribute)." The track includes audio from YG's speech at Nip's memorial service.

Just hours ahead of the album's release, YG announced that he would be giving a percentage of his album sales to Nip's two children. "I’m giving his kids a percentage of every song on the album,” YG said in a recent interview on Big Boy's Neighborhood. “By the time they get 18, from me, they’re gonna have a bag sitting there.”

Stream 4Real 4Real below.

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YG To Give Percentage Of Album Sales To Nipsey Hussle's Children

YG is gearing up for the release of his new studio album, 4REAL 4REAL. Ahead of the album's Friday release, YG stopped by Big Boy's Neighborhood on Wednesday (May 23), where he discussed his friendship with Nipsey Hussle. He also revealed his plans to donate a percentage of his album sales to Nip's two children.

YG revealed his thoughtful plan when he was asked about the epitaph that is included on the album's cover art.  "I put that 'In Loving Memory of Nip' on the album because I'm giving his kids a percentage of every song on the album. So by the time they hit 18, from me, they gonna have a bag," YG explained. He also noted that he is considering making donations to the family for the next six albums.

Nipsey and YG have been friends since 2010. "I think we did some music the same day," YG said of their first encounter. "After that, we just kept running across each other on some L.A. shit. From that, it just started to build... He ended up being like a big brother to me," YG says. "The brand shit was the thing we talked about all the time, building a brand that's gonna [outlast] you."

4REAL 4REAL was slated to drop earlier this year but was pushed back in light of Nipsey's untimely passing. It now drops this Friday (May 24).

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