Last Lap: Drake’s Got Aaliyah’s Face Tattooed To His Back (Not Hardcore Enough For The Forehead)

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Drake’s Got Aaliyah’s Face Tattooed To His Back
Drake is the late Aaliyah‘s biggest fan boy, with her face tattooed on his back. Sorry Drake, but since that girl got your name tattooed to her forehead your gesture of eternal fandom just seems weak by comparison.
[Vibe]

Kanye West Debuts New Music In London
Kanye West hosted a party at Le Baron London last night, and not only did he spin a mean DJ set, he dropped in some new material from his forthcoming 2012 solo album and G.O.O.D Music compilation. [Rap Up]

A Mash Up Of The Years Top 25 Songs Might Just Be The Song Of The Year
DJ Earworm has done the most awesome thing ever and mashed up the top 25 songs of the year, and it’s a visual and aural treat like no other. This just might be our favorite song of the year. [Jezebel]

“Swag”: Hip Hop’s Word Of The Year
Find out all about the popular etymology of hip hop’s favorite word of 2011, “swag”. [NPR]

[Photos: Getty Images; Chi Chi Menendez]