NEW YORK (AP) — Drake didn’t have a band, but the feverish audience at Governors Ball played along like they were onstage with the multiplatinum rapper Friday night.
Drake headlined the first night of the three-day festival on Randall’s Island in New York City, working the stage from left to right as he ran through his catalog of hits, from “Started From the Bottom” to “The Motto” to “Know Yourself,” the anthemic song from his latest album, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.” During the track, a fan jumped onstage and danced at the edge of it, but was quickly pulled away by security.
Drake was just energetic and excited during his 75-minute performance, which featured his music playing in the background instead of a live band. He jumped around in super slim black pants and a neon hoodie almost as bright as the fireworks that burst near the end of his set.
He called the audience of 50,000 “the best festival crowd I’ve ever seen in my life.”
“I put that on everything. I put that on my momma, too,” he said.
Drake said multiple times he loved the crowd so much he may be ready to bring his Canadian-based music festival, OVO Fest, to the Big Apple.
“You want me to bring the OVO Fest to New York?” the Canadian rapper asked. “I may have to bring Kanye out … I might have to bring Beyonc
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