Young Money’s Drake is going to respark his “Hotline Bling” craze by playing off the hit 2015 song in a new Super Bowl 50 commercial.
Drizzy partnered up with mobile provider T-Mobile for a 30-second advertisement set to run during Super Bowl 50 next Sunday (February 7).
Just in case you weren’t already tired of “Hotline Bling,” Drake and T-Mobile just teamed up for a Super Bowl spot that, no matter what they or anyone else tells you, actually makes the song worse. Here, Drake, back in his trademark turtleneck and Timberlands, is interrupted mid-dad-dance by reps for an unnamed carrier, who each give him advice on how to advertise for their bad deals. (The Verge)
Young Money boss Lil Wayne is expected to appear in a Super Bowl 50 commercial next weekend.
In what could be the strangest commercial aired during Super Bowl 50, Lil Wayne and “George Washington” will hang out and watch the Big Game together in an ad for Apartments.com. The site shared a brief 15-second trailer for the commercial Wednesday, with the rapper lounging on the couch while anxiously awaiting for the first president to bring over some buns. (Rolling Stone)
A few days ago, Drake announced his Views From The 6 album would arrive this spring.
“We’re here working overtime on it tryna make it everything I know it should be and the album itself will be coming in April 2016, so 416, you know what’s where I’m from,” he said in reference to the Toronto area code. “I’ll give you a date later on. For now, just know we’re working, we’re ready for anything.” (Rap-Up)
Drake unleashed his new “Summer Sixteen” single last Saturday (January 30) night.
Drake has just dropped “Summer Sixteen” the first single from his upcoming album Views From the 6. The rapper debuted the song during his OVO Sound Radio show on Apple’s Beats 1 station, after teasing the release in a tweet early this morning. Listen to it on Apple Music now. (The Verge)