FILE - This May 1, 2019 file photo shows Drake at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. SiriusXM and Pandora, companies that merged earlier this year, announced Thursday, July 25, that they have signed a new creative partnership with the superstar rapper. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Drake and J. Cole thrill Toronto with “First Person Shooter”
In a thrilling hometown performance in Toronto, Drake wowed his fans with a surprise guest appearance by none other than J. Cole. This dynamic duo took the stage to showcase their latest collaboration, “First Person Shooter,” a track featured on Drake’s highly anticipated album, “For All The Dogs.”
“First Person Shooter” has quickly gained acclaim as one of the standout songs from the album, drawing attention for its lyrical depth and intricate beats. Fans were particularly intrigued by the track, as it seemed to dispel any rumors of a feud between J. Cole and NBA YoungBoy, despite another song on the album, “8AM in Charlotte,” which some interpret as a diss track aimed at YoungBoy. Notably, “First Person Shooter” is already making waves, poised to debut at the coveted #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The Toronto concert held an extra surprise for fans as 21 Savage, the British-born rapper, finally made it to an “It’s All a Blur” tour show outside the United States. After a lengthy immigration battle, he recently received his green card but faced a temporary setback when he was initially denied entry to Canada, causing him to miss the first Toronto tour stop. However, the crowd erupted with excitement when Drake announced 21 Savage’s arrival, marking a heartwarming reunion between friends.
While the Toronto shows were originally intended as the tour’s finale, logistical changes at the tour’s outset led to a new ending. The final show will now take place in Columbus, Ohio, at Ohio State’s Value City Arena, initially scheduled for July 1 but rescheduled due to adjustments in the tour’s first week. Fans can anticipate an unforgettable conclusion to this remarkable tour as Drake, J. Cole, and their fellow artists continue to dazzle audiences across North America.