Drake and Future are hitting the road together in 2016 and kicking it all off on June 20th in Austin, TX.
Drake will be out in support of his new album, What a Time To Be Alive. Future (who collaborated on Drake’s new album) will be co-headlining on the ‘Summer Sixteen Tour’.
What is Drake’s real name?
“Drake” is the Canadian rapper’s middle name – his full birth name is Aubrey Drake Graham.
Drake comes from a very musical family.
Drake’s father, Dennis Graham, is a drummer native to Memphis, Tennessee who played with Jerry Lee Lewis in his youth. His uncle, Larry Graham, has played bass for Prince and Sly and the Family Stone.
Drake is an entrepreneur.
In addition to being a popular performer and acclaimed songwriter, Drake has also dipped his toe into the business world with his OVO record label and clothing line. OVO stands for “October’s Very Own” (he was born on October 24, 1986).
2016 Drake and Future Tour Dates
July 20 — Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
July 21 — Dallas, Texas, American Airlines Center
July 23 — Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
July 24 — Saint Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
July 26 — Chicago, Ill., United Center
July 27 — Chicago, Ill., United Center
July 31 — Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
Aug. 1 — Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
Aug. 4 — New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
Aug. 5 — New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
Aug. 10 — Boston, Mass., TD Garden
Aug. 12 — Buffalo, N.Y., First Niagara Center
Aug. 13 — Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Arena
Aug. 14 — Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Arena
Aug. 16 — Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena
Aug. 17 — Pittsburgh, Pa., Consol Energy Center
Aug. 19 — Washington, DC, Verizon Center
Aug. 21 — Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
Aug. 23 — Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Aug. 25 — Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
Aug. 27 — Tampa, Fla., Amalie Arena
Aug. 30 — Miami, Fla., AmericanAirlines Arena
Sept. 2 — New Orleans, La., Smoothie King Center
Sept. 3 — Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
Sept. 4 — Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
Sept. 6 — Scottsdale, Ariz., Talking Stick Resort
Sept. 7 — Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
Sept. 9 — Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
Sept. 11 — Las Vegas, Nev., T-Mobile Arena
Sept. 13 — Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena
Sept. 16 — Tacoma, Wash., Tacoma Dome
Sept. 17 — Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
See full schedule here.