Drake’s High School Commencement Speech [Video]

Congrats Drake! According to Hip-Hop Wired!

Before making it big as an artistDrake starred in a teen drama called, Degrassi: The Next Generation. The popularity of the show caused Drake to drop out of high school, and his subsequent success in music caused him never to go back.

Well a few weeks ago, after months of hitting the books, Drizzy finally graduated from high school. After tweeting his excitement over accomplishing the feat, Drake delivered a commencement speech at Jarvis Collegiate in Toronto, CA.

“What this is about is the art of following through and that’s one of the most important life lessons that my uncle ever taught me,” Drake said in his speech.

Check out the full video below.

 



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Texas Mom Sets World Record: She Donated 87 Gallons Of Breastmilk

She really is the Dairy Queen…

Alicia Richman Wins World Record For ‘Most Breastmilk Donated’

Via HuffingtonPost:

Alicia Richman of Granbury, Tex. has been declared the new Guinness World Record holder for “Most Breastmilk Donated,” CBS DFW reports. Between June 2011 and March 2012, The 28-year-old mother of one donated 11,115 ounces — or 694 pounds — of breastmilk to charity, according to Guinness. By volume, that’s about 87 gallons.

Richman told CBS that after she gave birth in March 2011, she began pumping and storing her milk, and quickly realized she was producing much more than her son could consume.

When two freezers were chock full of pumped milk, Richman contacted the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas, an nonprofit that collects breast milk donations for critically ill and premature infants in need.

Her donations have fed “hundreds, and more likely, thousands of premature babies across the United States,” Amy Vickers, executive director of the milk bank, says in a press release.

Richman says she went for the Guinness record because she wanted to raise awareness for the cause and encourage other women to donate to milk banks.

“I’m so thankful that I’m able to help not only my own baby, Drake, but all of the little babies who need it and are sick,” Richman told News 8. “It really feels amazing and I’m so thankful that I’m able to do it.”

What an incredible act! That is dedication (and generosity) on a whole ‘nother level, way to go momma. Yeah, she’s definitely got milk.

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Nightline “Hidden America”: Inside Chicago’s Gang Culture Features Chief Keef And Sad Stories! [Video]

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So, Chief Keef IS heavily influencing these youth, now. This is a sad state our little brethren are in… it’s self destruction.

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Sad!

 

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Rick Ross Shoots “Diced Pineapples” Video In Anguilla

Mr. Rick Ross is in Anguilla where he’s shooting the video for his God Forgives, I Don’t track “Diced Pineapples” with Waleand Drake.

Rick Ross and his chi chi’s flew to Anguilla where he’s shooting the “Diced Pineapples” video today with Wale andDrake.  Lil X is directing the clip at The Viceroy resort on the luxe Caribbean island.

And he made sure to get a beard & tummy hair trim before the shoot began. Yes, really.

He posted things like “Presidential” (new single) and “Biggest Boss” under the captions for his pics from the set.

Rick also tweeted pics of himself rocking white and red linen YSL sneakers during the shoot.

He tweeted some gorgeous photos of the scenery.

He said to his followers, “Care to join me? #anguilla RozayRaw.com at The Viceroy Anguilla”

Drake, Chubb and Future were also spotted on the beach.

Meanwhile, Rozay just dropped his brand new video for “Presidential” ft. Elijah Blake. The vid is also produced by DREFilms and the track, also from GFID, was produced by Pharrell.  Peep the lavish life below…

 

 

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Does Jada Really Miss Tupac? Or Is Willow Smith Lying?

Tupac might’ve been a little before Willow Smith‘s time, but clearly Will and Jada have taught her well. The 11-year-old, who previously admitted that Pac was her favorite rapper, penned a letter to the West Coast legend begging him to return. According to Willow’s letter she’s sure Tupac is still alive, and that’s amazing in itself.

“Dear Tupac, I know you are alive some place. I think that my mommy really misses you. Can you please come back so mommy and me can be happy! I wish you were here… I really do!” – Love, Willow

I wonder what’s her obsession with pac? Or how does she know her mother misses him? Could Jada be the reason for this letter?

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The Nightclub Wants Drake & Chris Brown To Pay 16 Million For Their Brawl In The Club

Fightin’ in the club? Pay up.

Nightclub Suing Chris Brown And Drake for $16 Million Over Fight

Daaayum. Sounds like maybe they should have jumped in the ring for $10 million after all…

According to a newly filed lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court, Drake and Chris Brown were the ones who started the infamous brawl at the W.i.P. night club back in June. As if blaming them wasn’t enough, the company behind the suit–Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.–is seeking $16 million in damages.

The document states that the two artists had bad blood because of their past relationships with the same woman (Rihanna) and that they fought violently when they crossed paths. Also, it details that they were allowed entry with crews made up of at least 15 heavily built men trained and/or experienced in hand-to-hand and weapons combat.” And once the bottles starting flying, those men were told to join in on the fight, according to the suit.

The $16 million in damages is for Brown and Drake’s alleged “gross negligence,” “ultrahazardous activity” and “intentional illegal acts.”

See how much it costs to act a fool?

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Missy Elliot Says She Will Not Be Apart Of Drake’s Aaliyah Album

 According to theybf: Though fans were buzzing about the announcement that Timbaland and Missy would be involved in the upcoming Aaliyah project, based on what the production company said, a rep for Missy has dispelled those rumors.

Mona Scott-Young, reality show producer and Missy’s longtime manager, said,

“Although Missy and Timbaland always strive to keep the memory of their close friend alive, we have not been contacted about the project nor are there any plans at this time to participate. We’ve seen the reports surfacing that they have been confirmed to participate but that is not the case. Both Missy and Timbaland are very sensitive to the loss still being felt by the family so we wanted to clear up any misinformation being circulated.”

Missy added,

“Tim and I carry Aaliyah with us everyday, like so many of the people who love her. She will always live in our hearts. We have nothing but love and respect for her memory and for her loved ones left behind still grieving her loss. They are always in our prayers.”

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Drake Is Producing Aaliyah’s New Album And Timbaland Says “Without Him & Missy’s The Album Would Be Whack”!!!

Drake Or Timbaland?

Drake’s obsession with late R&B singer Aaliyah is no secret, with the waffle toned rapper reportedly recruited to executive produce her next album – but now producer Timbaland has claimed that project wouldn’t be right without himself and Missy Elliot.

During an interview with Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, Timbaland claimed that Drake’s upcoming project would be wack without input from himself or Missy Elliot, who were close to the singer.

”I know they trying to drop some Aaliyah records, but if he do it, it should be with me and Missy. The proper way for him to do that would be me, him and Missy to be all on the record. But to put it on his record, would just not be right.”

With Drake’s minimal production experience, should the YMCMB star reconsider his options and include Aaliyah’s longtime collaborators Timbaland and Missy, both of whom have produced several hits and were extremely close to the late great singer?

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Drake Is Spending His 2012 Summer Finishing High School

While kickin it at a hooka joint Drake spoke on all the drama going on with his managers getting sued by his “discoverer” Jas Prince.  He also told the world he’s getting his high school diploma in Toronto this summer.

Drake lets everyone knows-no matter who files a lawsuite-He’s staying with his young money team!

Drake tweeted his fans stating:

Despite what your daily dose of bullshit may lead you to believe. I am forever about this Young Money team.

As for the lawsuit drama, Business Insider reports:

“A Houston music scion credited with discovering rapper Drake says the artist’s managers are withholding his $100,000 cut of profits and are stiffing Drake, putting ‘the entire Drake business in jeopardy.'”

In total, there are 10 claims against Drake’s current manager Cortez Bryant, Gerald “Gee” Roberson, Derrick Lawrence and the firm Aspire Music Group LLC.

“Prince says he and Bryant agreed to split their share of Drake’s profits. Drake has since sold millions of records and won numerous awards,” reports CNS. “The parties allegedly tried to resolve their differences with a settlement agreement … They were to receive 22 percent of Aspire’s share of profits, 22 percent of Aspire’s ownership share of Drake’s master recordings, and 5 percent of Drake’s gross pay, according to the lawsuit.”

Aspire Music Group has allegedly refused to pay accordingly, and now Prince wants the court to appoint a receiver and bar the defendants from renegotiating their contracts with Drake until they get paid.

Also, Drake told the Canadian publication NOW that he’s spending his summer back in Toronto finishing high school.  Since he left with only 1 credit left a few years ago.

“I’m actually spending my summer graduating high school.  That’s my main focus after OVO Fest. I only have one credit left, and I’m really excited about that.”

To all you artist-don’t do what Drake did-Get an education & rap if thats what you want to do-but if you have to choose GET THE EDUCATION!

 

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Rihanna Spends Time With A Cute Little Girl

Cute Little girl!

Rihanna Spends Time With Adorable Little Family Member

After spending much of the last two weeks parading around the world and the internet, Rih-Rih switched gears to show us what else she’s been up to…..hanging out with a cute-as-a-button little girl she’s referring to as her “adopted daughter.”

Our guess is that this is Rih-Rih’s niece or younger cousin but hey, you never know with this chick.

Check the gallery below for more G-rated pics of Rihanna and her adorable little sidekick.

RihRihCuddle2 RihRihCuddle1 rihcud5 rihcud4 rihcud6 Rihcud3 RihCudfeatImages via Twitter

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