Drake delays NYC Apollo Theatre show for Takeoff’s funeral

Photo courtesy of Drake via IG

Drake at the Apollo” has a nice ring to it, as the OVO Sound mogul prepares to play at the famed New York City theatre later this month.

Off the back of his new joint album with 21 Savage, Her Loss, the show — which was originally scheduled for Friday (Nov. 11) — has been postponed due to the late Takeoff’s funeral processions this weekend. Drake took to IG to share the news of its delay, as the show will now take place from Dec. 7-8.

The acclaimed Harlem venue holds a max capacity of 1,500, and is poised to be a much more intimate event than Drizzy’s previous outings at October World Weekend and the Young Money Reunion concert.

Posting the show’s flyer via Instagram on Oct. 4, the announcement has been met with an overload of excitement from fans and Drake’s peers alike. The concert comes nearly four months after he dropped his chart-topping record Honestly, Nevermind and weeks after Her Loss — sparking a dance craze upon its release in mid-June.

He kept his chart dominance in tact by hopping on DJ Khaled’s God Did for the Bee Gees-interpolated “Staying Alive” with Lil Baby, which helped him surpass The Beatles to become the artist with the most Top 5 hits in Billboard Hot 100 history.

While Her Loss continues to settle into rotation, Drake is making sure to prioritize the celebration of the life and legacy of the Migos superstar.

Check out more Drake below!


.@MetroBoomin revealed that @21savage and @PDE_YOUNGNUDY will have a collab track on ‘HEROES & VILLAINS.’ #OGM

+ READ MORE ✍️: http://bit.ly/3qNqWpv


On this day in 2006, Clipse dropped their classic album ‘Hell Hath No Fury’ 👑

Favorite tracks off this record? #OGM


.@johanlenox’s fresh-pressed project ‘Isomonstrosity’ breaks the boundaries of experimental hip-hop and R&B. #OGM

+ READ MORE ✍️: http://bit.ly/3F853cC

𝗼𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗲𝗮𝘁 🔂 @kaycyy

KayCyy ignites “New Music Mondays” with “760 Springs” feat. @johanlenox 🌴 #OGM

READ + STREAM 🎧: http://bit.ly/3GVjnX8

𝗼𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗲𝗮𝘁 🔂 @skaiwater

On “kids get hi,” the UK sensation continues to shine — sampling @OneRepublic on his new SC cut. #OGM

READ + STREAM 🎧: http://bit.ly/3F2sQdX

Load More...