It's 2021, and aligning yourself, even inadvertently, with anything R. Kelly-related is asking for a fail. Enter Drake, who sampled the disgraced crooner on his new album, Certified Lover Boy, and has been catching flack for it ever since.

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Noah “40” Shebib is the sound architect behind Drake, so when he speaks, you should listen. The producer discusses how he set up his studio to generate maximum creativity.

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There are plenty of people who would love to hear Drake strictly rapping, or mostly rapping, on his new album, Views From The 6. But, it’s not going to happen. 

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If there is one lone, credible source to debunk any doubts that Drake needs a ghostwriter to construct a song, it’s none other than Noah “40” Shebib. The in-house October’s Very Own producer has been hands-on every step of the way during Drizzy’s successful period and was even once quoted saying “Even if I don’t […]

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It’s very seldom that OVO producer Noah “40” Shebib works with a rapper other than Aubrey Graham. Fortunately, there’s always an exception to a rule, and Action Bronson just happened to pass the master of the board’s vetting process.


Earlier this week, VIBE unveiled an interview with producer Noah “40” Shebib, the man responsible for much of Drake’s sound. During the discussion, the Toronto native revealed a few artist he’d like to collaborate with — Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, and N.O.R.E.

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Name: Key Wane Age: 23 Born: Detroit Credits: Big Sean, Drake, Meek Mill, Beyoncé, Tyga, Chevy Woods, Wale + more.

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Drake fans will get their chance to show how much he means to them since the Toronto rapper’s new album, Nothing Was The Same, hits stores today (9/24). But really, Drake has been winning for a long time. 

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Perhaps the most anticipated cut off Drake‘s forthcoming new album, Nothing Was The Same, just off its title is here. “Wu-Tang Forever” has sprung a not so unexpected leak since the album is out in a couple of weeks.

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Drake‘s Nothing Was The Same is easily the most anticipated album in the pool of what else 2013 has to offer. Scheduled for a September 24 release, the 26-year-old has kept the lid tight on the LP’s major details. However, he did speak on two songs — the intro, “Tuscan Leather,” and “Paris Morton Music II,” […]

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If you’ve been paying attention to his music, you know Drake always looks out for his close friends. Yesterday was his right hand man Noah “40” Shebib’s birthday and Drizzy surprised the producer with a a pair of birthday cakes.


A publishing company has filed a lawsuit claiming rights to Aaliyah’s music. Reservoir Media Management is suing Craze Productions for alleged unlawful use of the late singer’s hits.