Young Money’s Drake and Lil Wayne are reportedly teaming up to take over the summer with a nationwide city run called “Drake vs. Lil Wayne.” #FaceOff
The big news became public knowledge Thursday (June 12) afternoon.
Today, Drake and Lil Wayne announced their joint tour “Drake vs. Lil Wayne,” which will visit 31 cities in the U.S. and kicks off on August 8th in Darien, New York. This is first time that the two YMCB labelmates will top a bill together. (Entertainment Weekly)
While the tour ends in late September, fans can get their hands on tickets in mid-June.
The Drake Vs. Lil Wayne tour, which will stop through 31 cities, will run through September 27, ending in Woodlands, Texas at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. While a release date has yet to be announced for Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V,” let’s hope he previews some new music alongside Drake. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 20 through Live Nation. (Billboard)
The rap superstars are expected to hook up for the upcoming BET Awards ceremony.
Pharrell Williams, Usher, Drake and Lil Wayne are among the first slate of performers announced for the 2014 BET Awards, airing Sunday, June 29 at 8 p.m. Jennifer Hudson, Trey Songz and Lionel Richie, who will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, will also perform during the ceremony, the network announced Tuesday. (Chicago Tribune)
Outside of shows, Drizzy recently made headlines after getting spotted with actress Zoe Kravitz in Canada.
E! News has learned that the rapper attended former flame Zoë Kravitz and her band Lolawolf’s show in Toronto at the Mod Club earlier this week, and while it could definitely just be one pal supporting another, a source tells us that there seems to be much more going on. In fact, the pair were seen hanging out again the following night. “Drake and Zoë hung out last night,” the insider tells E! News, “They were all over each other.” (E! Online)