Eyebrows were raised when Nicki Minaj wasn't a part of XXL's Freshman 10 list this year. Nicki explained to MTV News why she skipped being on the list, and drops the nugget that she and Drake just did a photo shoot for the magazine.

Drake held a listening session for his debut album, "Thank Me Later," for select members of the press in his native Canada. Click here to see what one writer had to say.

Drake, the invisible anchor of Young Money, has just dropped the long-awaited first single from his debut album, "Thank Me Later." Take a listen and let us know what y'all think (WARNING: EXPLICIT).

Lots of celebrities came out last night to support Jay-Z’s BP3 tour at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Jay’s wife Beyonce and their celeb friends Lebron James, Drake, Michelle Williams, and others hit up the 40/40 club for the after-party. Check out the pics here!

What's a rapper to do when his sentencing is postponed for a second time? Hit the stage of course! And that's exactly what Lil' Wayne did last night in New York City at the legendary Madison Square Garden when Jay-Z invited him onstage. Watch the video here!

The full artist roster for the “We Are The World 25 For Haiti" has been unveiled and a number of top rappers will be featured on the remake of the 1985 hit single. Click here to see who they are.

There were lots of hot performances at last night's 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, including sets from Beyonce, Jamie Foxx and Drake featuring Lil Wayne and Eminem. Check out some of the show's highlights right here!

Eminem, Drake, Lil Wayne and Travis Barker will team up for a special performance at Sunday night's Grammy Awards. The addition of the rap crew represents nearly the entire lineup for the remix of Drake's "Forever" — only awards-show fire starter Kanye West will be missing.

Drake is the cover boy for the upcoming February/March Issue of Complex Magazine. Inside he talks about the “Best I Ever Had” video and his loyalty to Young Money.

We're not sure if Nivea is referring to ex-boo/baby's daddy Lil Wayne, but we do know that Nivea goes in on this remake of Timbaland and Drake’s hit “Say Something.” The remake, "Say Sumthin," also features Atlanta rapper Rasheeda. Check it out right here!

Check out photos of Drake before he was Drake! Cars, crib and rhymes!