with P-Reign, Francis and The Lights, Bun B, Young Jeezy
special guests Rick Ross, Kardinal Offishall, Fabolous, Young Jeezy, Eminem, and Jay-Z
How do you write a review about a show that left you speechless?
Despite the stellar acts preceding Drake, there was no doubt who the audience had come to see when he took the stage. Opening up with “9 am in Dallas”, backed by a killer band and 16,000 fans, October’s Very Own tore through mixtape obscurities and album singles to equal crowd acclaim.
Rick Ross was brought out for "Blowin’ Money Fast", while Drake stood grinning behind him, in as much awe as his audience. Kardinal Offishall came out for “Ol’ Time Killin’”, Fabolous came out for “Throw It In The Bag”, and Young Jeezy joined in for “Unforgettable”. But in between the features is where Drake really shone. Although, in typical Canadian style, he is too bashful to admit it, his recent success is all his own. Songs like "Fireworks" and "Best I Ever Had" drew deafening applause based on his showmanship and his borderline-neurotic need to please his fans.