Drake promised a big surprise and he didn’t disappoint with the news of a huge reunion with himself, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj.
Giving fans a surprise album and the second within a year, “Honestly, Nevermind,” with short notice within days of its release June 17 release, the artist has revealed plans for the three-day October World Weekend, set to kick off July 28.
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Drake did not go into any great detail with the announcement, but says in a caption that he’s “working on bringing OVO FEST around the world in 2023 for the 10th Anniversary.’ (OVO, for October’s Very Own, is the name of Drake’s label and clothing line.) “But of course we wanted to turn the city up for the summer!”
Many fans had anticipated that the announcement may have been about the return of OVO fest on Caribana weekend in his city. The long weekend is the biggest event of the year for the black community.
During a livestream with online gambling site Stake. “Big announcement coming Wednesday for the city,” he said. “Appreciate everyone listening to the new album, embracing something that I wanted to do for a long time. I appreciate all the love.”
Added Drake: “Means a lot to me that it’s been this many years, people still tuning in. Being open, showing a lot of love to different shit. I’m back going crazy though. I’m just letting you know right now, I’m in a different bag right now. I promise you. Scary.”
Tickets go on sale via ticketmaster.com this Friday, July 15.