Drake did not disappoint his fans who attended the Super Bowl week concert as he treated them to an extensive set of his hit songs, instead of just a few.
“h.wood Homecoming” at the Scottsdale Hangar One was packed with eager concertgoers, with some jostling for a spot near the stage while others, like Alex Rodriguez and Jaleel White, enjoyed the show from the VIP area. Michael Strahan also caught Drake’s 45-minute performance from the second level of the exclusive private jet complex.
The invite-only event saw attendees socializing for a few hours before his arrival. As soon as the rapper took the stage, many rushed to the front, eagerly taking out their phones to record his performance.
Addressing the audience, Drake mentioned that he was asked to perform three songs in 20 minutes but decided to play all his old stuff after the crowd requested it. The audience cheered as he complied with their request, saying, “OK, you asked for it.”
Drake performance at Super bowl
Drake’s performance included a number of his popular tracks, such as “Best I Ever Had,” “Headlines,” “Controlla,” and “HYGR.” He also prompted the crowd to sing along to 21 Savage’s verses on “Rich Flex,” a song from their collaborative album “Her Loss.”
Throughout his set, he repeatedly asked the crowd if they wanted more, with most attendees enthusiastically urging him to continue.
Drake urged the crowd to forget about their social status, stating “If you’re playing shy or rich as (expletive) or own some tech company or some football team, we don’t give a (expletive) right now.” He then asked the audience to help him out by singing along to one of his songs.
As confetti rained down, he performed “Knife Talk,” which features 21 Savage and Project Pat.
Before concluding his set by singing “I Will Always Love You,” a song made famous by Whitney Houston, Drake paid tribute to Lil Wayne. Many in the crowd sang along with him as he performed the classic Dolly Parton track.
The “Homecoming” concert was just one of many shows across the Phoenix area before the Sunday faceoff between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Other events at Super Bowl
Other events included Shaquille O’Neal’s carnival-style “Shaq’s Funhouse,” which featured a headline performance by Snoop Dogg. Travis Scott and Robin Thicke also performed at the “Rolling Stone Live” Super Bowl party, while Meek Mill took the stage earlier in the day, playing a few of his hits, including “Dreams and Nightmares.”
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