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Drake released a new song Tuesday called "Draft Day." The track, which samples Lauryn Hill, is not affiliated, we don't think, with the movie of the same name.

It does, however, contain some lyrical gems, with the star name-checking Chicago MC Chance the Rapper, Johnny Manziel and ... Jennifer Lawrence.

There are also plenty of insults and barbs to go around.

"Draft Day" opens with a nod to the controversial college football phenomenon Manziel before Rihanna's rumored boyfriend addresses his detractors:

"And if I left this s--t to chance, I would've picked a name like Chance the Rapper. No offense 'cause I don't know that n---a. I just focus on making records and getting bigger."

Elsewhere, Drake appears to diss Jay-Z and Kanye West, with whom he has feuded before, with the line, "Just hits, no Mrs. / That's for the married folk."

But arguably the best and most unexpected reference came with a tribute (see what we did there?!) of sorts to a well-known celebrity in a different field.

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Many people were impressed by Macklemore texting Kendrick Lamar to say that he just robbed him of Best Rap Album honors at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Drake was not one of those people.

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The Canadian rapper-crooner, who was also nominated in that category, spoke with Rolling Stone about Macklemore's gesture, declaring, "that s--t was wack as f--k."

His reasoning behind that view?

Drake was nominated for his album, Nothing Was the Same, but didn't receive any text after Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home the prize for The Heist.

Macklemore texting Kendrick Lamar may have seemed cool to some fans, but "To name just Kendrick? That s--t made me feel funny," Drake continued.

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Drake is on his "Worst Behavior" in his latest music video. So to speak.

The 27-year-old rapper's new effort from his album Nothing Was the Same comes in the form of a 10-minute video that features from his dad, Dennis Graham.

Two of his best friends, Juicy J and Project Pat, also appear. Watch:

"Would You Like A Video?" Drake Tweeted to his followers with the clip.

Filmed in Memphis, the video begins by showing historic Royal Studios, which was run by the performer's uncle Willie Mitchell, interestingly enough.

Cue Drake's pops lip-syncing "Worst Behavior" in a sharp white suit!

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Drake canceled his show the other night in Philadelphia just before it was set to begin, and reportedly the cause was serious fan safety concerns.

Drake's camp was vague as to why he pulled the plug at the last minute, saying it was due to "unexpected technical issues." That's putting it mildly.

Apparently Drake was scared that the catwalk that loomed over the stage would fall into the crowd due to an electrical problem that could be severe.

The catwalk, on which the rapper walks back and forth as he raps, is a big part of the show, and any failure could have tragic consequences for fans.

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Drake has fired Future as the opening act of his "Would You Like A Tour?" tour following a quote from the latter in which he allegedly dissed the former.

When you're the opening act? Not typically a very smart move.

The feud reportedly stems from Future's sit-down with Billboard, where he threw some shade at Drake while previewing his forthcoming effort Honest.

Billboard Associate editor Erika Ramirez quoted Future as saying that the rapper "made an album that is full of hits ... but it doesn’t grab you."

"They’re not possessive; they don’t make you feel the way I do."

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Kendrick Lamar and Drake were the story at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards, which aired Tuesday night, and not only because they won five awards each.

In a two-minute verse, part of a full-length Top Dawg Entertainment Crew freestyle rap "cypher" recorded for the show, the former asserted his dominance again.

Referencing his verse on Big Sean's "Control" and taking what may felt was another shot at Drake, Lamar declared himself "King Kendrick" amongst the rest:

"Nothing's been the same since they dropped 'Control' / And tucked a sensitive rapper back in his pajama clothes," the L.A. rapper began last night.

"Your s--t never penetrates / Pin the tail on the donkey, boy you been a fake," he went on. "I'm the master that masturbated on your favorite emcee."

As the crowd thunderously roared with each fiery line, Lamar boasted, "Hold up, wait a minute / Your career ain't s--t unless you got some Kendrick in it."

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There may be some bad blood between Kendrick Lamar and Drake, but both topped the winners list at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards last night.

After scoring 14 nominations, Lamar - who threw shade at Drake once again Tuesday at the Atlanta Civic Center - walked away with five awards.

Kendrick claimed Lyricist of the Year, Album of the Year and MVP of the Year. Drake, who didn't attend Tuesday's show, also earned five awards.

Drizzy claimed Best Hip-Hop Video and Track of the Year, both for his smash hit single "Started From the Bottom," among other trophies.

Call it a tie for King of the Genre among the artists, regardless of how they view each other. Here's the full list of winners from the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards:

Best Hip-Hop Video: Drake, "Started From the Bottom"

Best Live Performer: Jay Z

Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar

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Drake and Chris Brown have quashed their beef after a number of years. But is there a new one brewing for the "Started From the Bottom" rapper?

Kendrick Lamar slammed Drake in a freestyle rap verse at the BET Hip Hop Awards, according to reports, though he did not mention the star by name.

Lamar, who put the entire hip-hop world on blast with his “Control” verse, did it again at the music event, dissing Drizzy in a cypher verse at the show.

“Yeah … and nothing’s been the same since they dropped Control and tucked a sensitive rapper back in his pajama clothes,” Kendrick Lamar raps.

“Ha ha joke’s on you, high-five … I’m bulletproof, Your $h!t never penetrates."

"Pin the tail on the donkey, boy you been a fake.”

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A series of new reports suggest that Chris Brown and Drake are not only quashing their beef, but open to working together on new music ... no, it's not April 1.

“This is about music, forget all the bulls--t,” a source said.

“Chris isn’t opposed. If it’s something Drake wants to do and the beat is right and the lyrics are on point, he would go there. For sure he would.”

“Chris hasn’t really had a problem with Drake, he was always trying to keep the peace and be positive. He let that headache go with [Drake] a long time ago.”

Drake, for his part, has indicated that the Chris Brown feud was one-sided - all Brown - for some time, and worried that it will end badly one day.

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Drake has released the music video for his latest hit, "Hold On (We're Going Home)." At over seven minutes long, it does not lack for production value.

“Would You Like a Video?…” the 26-year-old Canadian entertainer wrote on his Twitter account before releasing the video to his fans. Check it out:

The music video starts with Drake, A$AP Rocky and friends celebrating in a lounge.

That gives way to candles, a kidnapping and lots of Scarface-esque scenes.

Basically, Drake takes on bad guys and saves the day. What a guy.

The rapper says he wants to be the next Marvin Gaye, and the sound of "Hold On" marks a departure from what his fans have been used to over the years.

Drake‘s album featuring this track and others, Nothing Was the Same, was just released Tuesday. What do you think of his latest video? Tell us below!
 

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