OVO Fest Tickets
OVO Fest, which is the brainchild of famous rapper Drake, is one of the biggest hip hop festivals around. To be part of this star studded event featuring non-stop entertainment and hip hop classics, get your OVO Fest tickets in time. The event has been an annual occurrence since 2010. The Canadian artist arranges the festival at the Canadian Molson Amphitheatre during the Civic holiday long weekend. Over the years, numerous star performers have showcased their talents at the festival, including Rick Ross, Eminem, Stevie Wonder, Lil Wayne, French Montana, Snoop Dogg, James Blake and Frank Ocean amongst others. The lineup changes every year to keep the element of diversity intact. Recently, hip-hop duo OutKast headlined the festival.
Hip-hop music enthusiasts, it’s time to roll at the OVO Fest with the Grammy Award winning rapper, Drake. One thing that the purchasers of OVO Fest tickets can be rest assured about is that they will be exposed to non-stop entertainment and a marathon of hip hop classics.
Inaugurated in 2010, the event takes place every year during the Civic holiday long weekend, famously known as the Caribana weekend. Since Drake is a Canadian artist, he sets up the show at the Canadian Molson Amphitheatre. The sixteen thousand seat arena is a fairly popular concert venue and has been known to host some of the biggest names in music.
Aubrey Drake Graham is a multifaceted Canadian recording artist who achieved fame as a rapper, songwriter and actor. All of his songs are recorded under the mononym Drake. He first stepped into the limelight as Jimmy Brooks, a character from the television series ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation.’
With the release of numerous mixtapes such as Room for Improvement, Drake gained widespread prominence. In 2009, the rapper signed with Young Money Entertainment, a record label company formed by Lil Wayne. Since then, he has hit the high road to success. Selling more than five million copies, Drake has positioned himself well in the market.
His success can be gauged by the numerous awards he has collected on the way, including three Juno Awards, six BET Awards among others. In addition to winning these awards, Drake has set numerous Billboard records. Twelve of his tracks have charted as number one on Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart while ten of his compositions have hit the number one spot on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Both these numbers are Billboard records.
Over the years, Drake has been successful in making the festival popular among audiences. The line-up and special guests he invites to the OVO Fest play a vital role in doing so. Renowned artists such as Rick Ross, Bun B, and Eminem played at the inauguration event in 2010. The succeeding year brought along star performers such as Stevie Wonder and Lil Wayne. Adding diversity to the event, the third edition in 2012 saw Snoop Dogg, French Montana, Meek Mill live on stage. The headlining artists last year included James Blake, Wale, Frank Ocean who were accompanied by numerous special guests. Given the joyful and entertaining nature of the event, the OVO Fest tickets tend to sell quickly.
Very recently, the hip hop duo Outkast (stylized as OutKast) made a special appearance at the festival. The winners of six Grammy Awards, the duo are recognized as one of the most successful hip-hop groups of all time. With sales of more than twenty-five million records, Outkast has gained critical acclaim from renowned publications such as ‘Rolling Stone’ and ‘Pitchfork Media.’ It is because of artists such as this that OVO Fest has become one of the most anticipated music events in Canada.
The festival itself has gained quite positive acclaim. The review in hiphopcanada.com stated that OVO Fest has reached new heights. The event that was once a legend is no longer a myth but in fact it has turned into a reality. OVO Fest truly is one of the most amazing concert experiences in Canada right now.