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Drake To Give Special Performance at Harlem’s Apollo Theater

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Drake has announced that he will grace the stage at the world famous Apollo Theater. The Toronto artist is scheduled to perform on November 11th. To sweeten the deal the chart-breaking rapper included a giveaway for tickets. To participate, fans will have to tune into Sound 42 until 11:00 PM ET on October 26th, 2022.

Additionally, fans must scan a unique QR code on SiriusXM’s website.

Mr. Graham announced this special news about his performance on Instagram yesterday with a black and white concert poster. 

Sound 42 is a hub of OVO Sound Radio, co-founded by Drake, Oliver El-Khatib, and Noah “40” Shebib in 2015.

It’s described as a “24-hour radio experience reflecting his interests in music and culture from all walks of life.” Drake launched this platform in 2021.

Drake dropped his album Honestly, Nevermind four months agowhich rose to No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album ended up selling around 204,000 units. He recently featured on DJ Khaled’s song, “Staying Alive,” alongside Lil Baby. 

Drake will be performing at the Apollo Theater for the very first time. This theater is significant based on its history of spotlighting the hottest African-American talent throughout the decades. Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Luther Vandross, and H.E.R are a few of many artists who have rocked the stage. The venue can hold 1,500 individuals. 

As for SiriusXM, this isn’t the radio station’s first time hosting a concert at this venue. In the past, they’ve had Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Pitbull, Pearl Jam, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform in their honor. 

Are you going to see Drake at the Apollo Theater?

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