First Dibs: Did Drake Drop New Music This Weekend?

What is the tracklist for Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail? Plus, Demi Lovato’s father has passed away and Liz Phair’s Exile In Guyville celebrates its 20th anniversary.

  • Drake made some waves yesterday when he launched a new website (, set a release date for his next LP (September 17) and shared two new singles, including “Jodeci Freestyle”: [MTV News]

  • Jay-Z has released the tracklist for Magna Carta Holy Grail. It kicks off with “Picasso Baby,” ends with “Open Letter,” and includes titles like “Tom Ford,” “Beach is Better,” and “Jay-Z Blue.” [Consequence Of Sound]
  • Demi Lovato’s biological father has passed away. Lovato had a tumultuous relationship with her father and has yet to publicly comment on the loss, though her mother and sister have acknowledged it on twitter. [US Magazine]
  • Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of Liz Phair’s revolutionary album, Exile in Guyville. Music critic Rob Sheffield lays out its cultural importance and its musical weirdness over at Rolling Stone.

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