BY JAMIE UMBACH – ROGERSPLACE.COM
A two-night stop by the Aubrey and the Three Migos tour at Rogers Place will go down as a marathon for the initiated, if night one gave any indication.
Because Drake’s followers in Edmonton are loyal, and he knows it. They continue to show up in droves for the Canadian sensation, blowing up their own Snapchats and Instagram stories at his performances and providing a cover-to-cover knowledge of his song lyrics.
Night one on Tuesday was no exception when the OVO Sound mastermind packed as many hits as possible into an hour and forty-minute performance for his followers to sing – and see who’s been with him from the beginning.
“You realize, Edmonton, that we been rocking for 10 years?” he said to deafening screams.
What was new to everyone in Rogers Place on Tuesday night, regardless of how many Drake shows they had under their belts, was the rise of a new kind of on-stage performance. The digital, interactive platform put Drake and his supporting cast in the middle of all the action with a sea of fans on all sides.
The 6 God jumped back and forth addressing each direction of the arena to make sure no side was left out and everyone got their chance at being front row centre.