Plus; rapper reveals new track 'Hold On, We're Going Home'
Taking place at the the Molson Ampitheatre, the annual festival is Drake’s own event, and this year featured James Blake as the main support. Later on Drake was joined by a host of guest stars, with Kanye West joining him to perform his tracks ‘New Slaves’, ‘All Of The Lights’ and ‘Can’t Tell Me Nothing’. Scroll up to see footage of the performance and see West tell the audience that Drake inspired him and Jay Z to make ‘Watch The Throne’ in 2011.
Other star names to appear during the performance and play their own songs to the capacity crowd included A$AP Rocky and J Cole. Harlem rapper Rocky played his hits ‘Goldie’ and ‘Wild For The Night’ while also performing ‘Fucking Problems’ with Drake. J Cole, meanwhile, performed ‘Power Trip’ with Drake and Miguel, who was also in Toronto for the show. Miguel later performed his solo track ‘Adorn’. Other rappers to make appearances during the set included Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, Wale and Big Sean.
R&B group TLC also made an appearance, joining Drake onstage to perform their classic hits ‘Waterfalls’ and ‘No Scrubs’. Also delving into their back catalogue was special guest Diddy, who appeared alongside Ma$e and played ‘Mo Money, Mo Problems’ and ‘Feel So Good’.
Drake also found time to perform his own solo material in between the numerous guest spots, treating the audience to new tracks such as ‘Started From The Bottom’ and ‘Girls Love Beyoncé’ as well as fan favourites ‘HYFR’, ‘The Motto’ and ‘Best I Ever Had.’
Meanwhile, Drake has given fans a further taste of his new album ‘Nothing Was The Same’ in the form of new track ‘Hold On, We’re Going Home’ this morning (August 6). The slow burning track is the latest to be taken from the Canadian rapper’s forthcoming studio album, due for release on September 17. Click below to hear the track now.