Drake is giving the city of Atlanta all the flowers for its impact within hip hop over the years.
On Monday (Sept. 25), the “Slime You Out” hitmaker took the stage for the first of two “It’s All A Blur Tour” shows at the State Farm Arena. During his set, Drake crowned Atlanta the most important place in rap music. “Where would any of us be without Atlanta?” he asked the crowd. “All the love that you show, all the musicians that you’ve birthed, all the contributions that you give. This is hands down the most important place in rap music. You should be very proud of yourselves.”
He continued, “All the artists that I’ve done the greatest work with, all the artists that I love, all the artists that inspire me, the majority of them come from right here in Atlanta. So, y’all make some noise for yourselves tonight. We celebrating you.” Drake’s Atlanta collaborators include 21 Savage — who he’s currently on tour with — Future, Lil Baby, Young Thug, Gunna, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Migos, and more. Check out the clip below.
As previously reported by REVOLT, the Canadian native recently gifted a lucky Las Vegas concertgoer $50,000 after he found out that they spent their furniture money to attend his shows. “Drake, I spent my furniture money on your two shows. OVO for life,” the rap icon read from a sign that was being held up in the crowd. “My manager is my DJ, right? Is he over there? He’s right there? You know what? My man, [for] your furniture money, I’mma give you 50 bands tonight ’cause I love you. Make sure he gets his money tonight.”
He continued, “That’s real s**t. I f**k with you. Aye, listen! Listen! This what life is about. I’m tryna teach you something tonight. I want you to understand something tonight. You never know what the next person is going through. You never know what the person in front of you, to the left of you, to the right of you, behind you is going through.” He added, “So I want to take a second in Las Vegas tonight. And the same way I just did what I did, I want you to open your heart up for a second, and turn to somebody that you do not know, and just give them some love, and give them a compliment. I want you to make somebody’s night in Las Vegas tonight.”
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