As he took the stage at the Young Money Reunion Tour at the Budweiser Stage in Toronto on Saturday, Drake referred to Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj as the two greatest rappers of all time.
The Canadian singer, 35, referred to the 39-year-old Lil Wayne by saying, “It’s the best city in the world — I’m standing onstage with the greatest rapper of all time.”
In addition, I’m sharing the stage with the other best rapper of all time, who is that woman over there with the pink hair, said the God’s Plan artist, whose full name is Aubrey Drake Graham.
The most recent: On Saturday, when he entered the stage at the Young Money Reunion Tour in Toronto, Drake, 35, hailed Lil Wayne, 39, and Nicki Minaj, 39, as the two greatest rappers of all time.
The resident of Toronto praised Minaj, who is 39, and added, “By the way, like, are these b****** serious? Like, Nicki is untouchable. She’s like the creator; everything starts here and finishes here.
Minaj praised her Young Money Entertainment colleagues during the event, the first OVO Fest in two years, stating, “When you’re at the top, and you always remember your motherf***ing family – that’s character.”
Drake, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj finally shared the stage together after seven years during the eagerly awaited Young Money Reunion.
The event began at 8 p.m., according to The Toronto Star, and at 9:50 p.m., a graphic on the screen said, “Unfortunately, Lil Wayne encountered troubles at the border,” followed by a line that read, “Thankfully, Drake manages the border.”
Drake complimented Minaj, calling her “the original” of “it starts here, ends here, all that s***.”
Drake referred to his hometown as “the finest city in the world” with pride.
Following that, Lil Wayne played songs including Mrs. Officer, Rich as F***, Loyal, Steady Mobbin, and A Milli on stage.
With songs like Beez In The Trap, Chun-Li, Hold Yuh (Remix), Crocodile Teeth, and Superbass, Minaj gave a 20-minute performance.
Drake took the stage at 10:45 p.m. and sang Calling My Name, Marvin’s Room, Sticky, Too Sexy, and Knife Song throughout his 45-minute set.
Around 11:30 p.m., the three returned to the stage for a 30-minute show that featured songs including Up All Night, The Motto, Moment For Life, HYFR, and EveryGirl in the World.
Lil Wayne gifted Drake and his mother $30,000 on the set, and Drake thanked him for his early career support.
He said to Lil Wayne, “You’re the most significant man to each and every one of us; that’s the most crucial amount of money I’ve made in my life to date.” You are undoubtedly the most selfless person on the planet.
Sincere thanks to Lil Wayne for supporting Drake early in his career by giving him and his mother $30,000 during the recording session.
Drake earlier this month stated that he had contracted COVID-19 for a second time, prompting the high-profile appearance.
Following a virus test, the rapper said on Monday that he would have to postpone the eagerly anticipated Young Money Reunion performance at his OVO Fest in Toronto.
In his lengthy statement, which he posted to his Instagram stories on Monday morning, he said that he was “deeply devastated” for his fans.
Drake has been diagnosed with COVID-19 for the second time; he previously had the virus in the summer of 2021.