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Taking a second look at the mixtape that sounded like an album.
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WATCH: Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Trailer

In less than three months, Drake’s new album, Nothing Was the Same, will finally be released. To promote the record, he’s posted a rather entertaining trailer where he opens up a package, finds his 2012 Grammy (which he won for Best Rap Album with last year’s Take Care), and immediately takes a shot out of it. The rest of his entourage then follows suit.

Just yesterday, Drake shared four new tracks, one of which is a freestyle. Listen to “The Motion” featuring Sampha, “Jodeci” featuring J. Cole, PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “Over Here” featuring Drake, and Migos’ “Versace” remix which also …

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Drake’s Third Album Will Be Called ‘Nothing Was The Same’

One could certainly see, from watching the multiple interviews at the Grammys, that Drake was on a high from winning best rap album for Take Care.

He announced during one of these interviews that the title to his forthcoming third effort would be called Nothing Was The Same. Definitely a fitting title for the mastermind behind some of the year’s best singles and featured performances. The album wil be hit shelves and everywhere this summer.

Drake also released the visuals for his first single off Nothing Was The Same, called “Started At The Bottom,” and can be …

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WATCH: Tyler Carter covers Drake’s “Crew Love”

Ex-Woe, Is Me lead vocalist, Tyler Carter, recently posted a video of himself and a friend covering Drake‘s “Crew Love (ft. The Weeknd)”. The track comes off of Drake’s sophomore record, Take Care.
Take the jump to see Carter’s rendition, featuring his friend, Colby.

Tyler Carter is hard at work on his solo debut album. After leaving Woe, Is Me to peruse a solo career, Carter has released several R&B-inspired songs. The cover of Drake’s “Crew Love” fits seemlessly into what Carter is attempting to accomplish. Look for more new Tyler Carter music in the coming months.


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Chris Brown – I Don’t Like (Freestyle)(Drake Diss)

Damn, Breezy never learns.

Just when you thought we could all forget about whatever happened between Chris Brown and Drake at a nightclub a few weeks back, Chris Brown takes to the web with a set bars aimed directly at the Toronto rapper.

Going in over Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like,” Brown is pretty straightforward with his lines:

‘A fuck n***a, that’s that shit I don’t like/ They throwin’ bottles, I’m throwin’ models just ’cause I give a bitch long pipe/ Doin’ shows on the soccer field, that’s dome right? I be singin’, he be singin’, so it’s on, fight/


MUSIC VIDEO: Explosions in the Sky – “Postcard From 1952”

Explosions in the Sky have released a new music video today for their song “Postcard from 1952,” which comes off of their album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care. The music video was shot and directed by Peter Simonite, a cinematographer on 2011’s Terrance Malick film The Tree of Life. The video is absolutely gorgeous, and the Huffington Post did a really great interview article with the band, which can be read here. Explosions in the Sky has always been known to evoke imagery in listeners heads, so it’s really interesting to see what the band and the director …


MUSIC VIDEO: Tyga Ft Drake – Still Got It

Tyga has released his official music video for “Still Got It.”

Featuring vocals from fellow YMCMB heavyweight Drake, “Still Got It” is a smooth jam about love that never ends. The beat and metaphors gives everything a tough gloss, but at the heart of this one lies something very sweet. Check out the visuals yourself, after the jump.

Tyga (Careless World) and Drake (Take Care) both have records in stores that you should already own. If for some reason you missed either, correct yourself as soon as possible.

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Explosions in the Sky Announce Tour Dates

Explosions in the Sky have announced tour dates in June that are supporting their 2011 record Take Care, Take Care, Take Care… 

The band has been touring pretty regularly since the record came out, so this may come to be some of the last dates before they put out another release. Fans of the post-rock band from Texas know all about their explosive (see what I did there?) live set, so if you have the chance go out and check out their show.

You can check out the dates after the break, and let UTG know if you want to …


Drake Discusses Third Album’s Direction

Billboard has made it quite clear that Drake’s upcoming album is going to be his most exciting project to date and we cannot wait for new music soon.

In a recent discussion with the fine people at Billboard, Drake commented about the tone of his recent album Take Care and how this third release will take a different route. Here’s what he had to say:

“I think my mood will be reflected in the tempos I choose for the music. A lot of ‘Take Care,’ it’s down… and I think a lot of it had to do with being back


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Drake Ft. The Weeknd – Crew Love (Ty Cody Dubstep Remix)

The remix you never saw coming just became THE track to add to your library.

Drake and The Weeknd helped audiences across the globe get in the mood with their sultry “Crew Love,” but it’s the dubstep remix by Ty Cody that brings us together now. Anyone familiar with the original can most likely imagine the changes, but it deserves to be experienced none the less. Click past the jump to stream, download, and enjoy.

Drake released Take Care, the album which “Crew Love” hails from, in November of 2011. Click here to grab a copy.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Drake ft. Rihanna – Take Care

We told you all the visuals for Drake’s “Take Care” were on the way and UTG was not pulling your leg on this one.

Drake and Rihanna have dug deep in this powerful video and there is honestly one word to describe it, “Emotional.” Rihanna shows off her acting chops and grabs your attention, acting in a vulnerable state that proves everyone is human.

Here are some of the gripping lyrics from the song to accompany you. Watch by simply clicking through the jump and comment with your thoughts on Drake’s music video for the title track.

“Pushing me away …


MUSIC VIDEO: Drake ft. Lil Wayne – HYFR

Under The Gun is about to make your Friday night that much better, with Drake‘s brand new music video for “HYFR.”

Drake takes us all back to last October 24 for a special re-bar mitzvah celebration, which features all of his favorite celebrity friends. DJ Khaled, Birdman, Trey Songz, and Drake’s partner in crime Lil Wayne tear this party apart. Truly a spectacle to witness. This song is off of Drake’s widely successful album, Take Care, through Cash Money Records.

We urge you to take some time out of your evening to watch Drizzy and Weezy do their …

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