The Young Money crew will be getting back together in Toronto for Drake‘s October World Weekend festival July 28 to Aug. 1 with Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne closing out the event.
The first night of the fest features “All Canadian North Stars” at Drake’s own 2,500-capacity venue, History, while Chris Brown and Lil Baby headline night two at Budweiser Stage, and the Young Money reunion takes place Aug. 1 at Budweiser Stage.
OVO Festival last took place in 2019. Drake’s first post-pandemic appearance had been at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 9 with Kanye West.
Within the past 12 months, Drake has released two albums: 2021’s Certified Lover Boy and most recently the surprise house-inspired album, Honestly, Nevermind, which landed last month. The rapper last toured in 2019, with highlights from the trek seeing grosses of $4 million for three nights at Dublin’s 3Arena, $3.5 million or three shows at Paris’ AccorHotels Arena, and $3.5 million for three nights at Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, UK, according to reports submitted to Pollstar’s Boxoffice.
Drake’s last North American tour took place in the fall of 2018, and the rapper grossed $5.8 million for three nights at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena, $4.9 million for two nights at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena, $6 million for three shows at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., and $7.1 million for three nights at Los Angeles Staples Center, according to reports submitted to Pollstar’s Boxoffice.
Tickets for Drake’s upcoming October World Weekend will go on sale July 15.