Drake reveals Young Money reunion with Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj set for October World Weekend.
Drake Announces October World Weekend Event f/ Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Lil Baby, and More
Drake will take the stage with Young Money head honcho Lil Wayne and first lady Nicki Minaj as part of a Young Money reunion in Toronto next month. The concert was announced as part of Drake’s October World Weekend: Road to OVO Fest Tour, a series of three events from July 28 – Aug. 1 in his hometown.
Taking to his 116 million followers on Instagram, Drake posted the official lineup to the event, which includes All Canadian North Stars for day one (July 28), Lil Baby and Chris Brown for day two (July 29), and a buzzed-about Young Money reunion on day three (August 2) featuring headliners Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj.
October World Weekend will kick off at the end of this month, coinciding with the 10-year anniversary of OVO Fest.
“OCTOBER WORLD WEEKEND 🌏 I am currently working on bringing OVO FEST around the world in 2023 for the 10th Anniversary,” he wrote, “but of course we wanted to turn the city up for the summer!!! More event announcements to come.”
Additionally, Drake revealed that he plans to bring OVO Fest across the world as part of a 2023 tour.
“I am currently working on bringing OVO FEST around the world in 2023 for the 10th Anniversary but of course we wanted to turn the city up for the summer!!!” he said, while teasing “more event announcements to come.”
Tickets for October World Weekend go on sale Friday, July 15.
Earlier this week, Lil Wayne also announced that his Lil WeezyAna Fest will return to New Orleans on Aug. 27 with Moneybagg Yo and Coi Leray.
“We’re glad to be back home,” Young Money President Mack Maine said in a statement. “New Orleans birthed us and we can travel and hit the stage anywhere in the world, but there’s no place like home!”
Tickets will be available Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. local time over at Ticketmaster. Artists that performed at previous editions of the festival include YoungBoyNever Broke Again, the Hot Boyz, Meek Mill, Gucci Mane, Migos, Megan Thee Stallion, and Master P.
“As always, we will be honoring the many lives lost in Hurricane Katrina as this year marks the 17th year anniversary. Wayne is excited to get back home as this one will be one you won’t want to miss!”
This year, $0.50 of every ticket will be donated to support educational initiatives for New Orleans youth.