Early Monday morning, Canadian rapper Drake announced his joint tour with rapper Future in advance of his upcoming album Views From the Six. He announced the tour schedule through his social media pages accompanied by tour flyers.
The tour will begin July 20 in Austin, TX and will end on September 17 in Vancouver, Canada. Tickets for the Summer Sixteen Tour can be purchased through Ticketmaster starting Thursday, April 28.
“I’m excited for the tour and I can’t wait until it comes here to New Orleans,”Drake and Future fan, Barry Kinsey said. “I hope its the livest thing I’ve ever been to.”
Along with Drake and Future, artists Roy Woods, DVSN, and other special guests will make stage appearances during the tour.
Drake and Future fans are nothing short of excited for the pair’s next collaboration.
LSU student Josh Thornton said, “I can’t wait for this tour, from videos and performances I’ve seen of Drake he looks like a great performer.”
The Summer Sixteen Tour is not Drake and Future’s first collaboration. In 2013 Drake went on a North American tour titled, “Would You Like a Tour?” that featured Future.
The two also joined forces for their surprise September 2015 mixtape, What a Time to Be Alive. According to Billboard, the mixtape had the third largest week for an album in 2015 by units sold.
Movie Podcaster, Chad Metz said, “I’m not a huge fan of Drake but from his recent hits, I’m sure he’ll put on a good show.”
In addition to revealing his joint tour dates, Drake revealed his album cover which featured him sitting atop the famous Toronto landmark, the CN Tower. The Toronto native showed gratitude to the city that raised him in the following twitter post.
Views From the Six will be available exclusively on Apple Music Friday, April 29.