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OVO Fest is back! After hinting at a possible return of the festival last August, Drake announces that the 6 Town concert is coming back in 2019. After riding through the streets with the NBA reigning team, during the Toronto Raptors championship parade, Drake took the mic to announce the exciting news.
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Y’all KNOW #Drake living his BEST life at the #Raptors parade 🔥🤣🔥
“I hope all these guys will join me this year, because we’re bringing OVO Fest back, so I hope we can go crazy” he said to the Toronto crowd. As he made the announcement, fans spotted Drizzy’s new OVO airplane circling around the CN Tower.
Saw the OVO plane. There’s fame and then there’s flying your 747 over Toronto just incase a fool didn’t know you owned #The6ix #WeTheNorth Drake’s plane is doing flyovers of the Raptors victory parade, obviously https://t.co/G47UeWxX70
— Cat van Zyl (@Catvanzyl) June 17, 2019
OVO Fest dates back to it’s first debut in 2010, with the event taking place each year up until 2017. Artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wanye, Eminem, The Weeknd, and even Jay-Z have all made guest appearances at the Toronto festival.
At the eighth annual gathering, Drake announced that he was working on a new album, which later was ‘Scorpion’ that dropped late June 2018. Although he hasn’t hinted at a new album yet, he thrilled fans by delivering two new singles in celebration of the Raptors’ championship win. Peep “Money In The Grave” featuring Rick Ross and “Omerta” HERE and watch his OVO Fest announcement below!
.@drake announces #OVOFest is making a comeback 👀#WeTheNorthDay | @Raptors pic.twitter.com/cJenpbrbWi
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) June 17, 2019
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