If you have the urge to catch a popular event in the entertainment world, catch live hip-hop music during this summer’s most anticipated rap concert. Jun. 5, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. located in Downtown Memphis at the FedEx Forum.
Aubrey Drake Graham who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian recording artist and actor. In June 2009, Graham signed a recording contract with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment Group. Drake is a well-known multi-platinum artist who has sold millions of albums worldwide. He tours all over the world most recently, Europe.
“Memphis’ urban community will appreciate Drake’s second-time appearance here in Memphis, Tenn,” said Mike Sullivan Manager, Event Services.
Drake is a very talented artist. He is known for featuring on many of today’s hottest artist. In addition to making his own music, Drake has also written for other artists in the industry such as Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx and more.
“We have tried to book Drake numerous times but his schedule is just too busy,” said Genesha Dorris, Arena Operations and Booking Assistant.
In addition to writing for other artist, Drake has worked with several other hip-hop artists such as Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Kanye West, Eminem, and Jay-Z. With the success of his mixtape turned EP So Far Gone, Drake has been nominated for several awards including Grammys, even being selected to perform at the 2010 Grammy award ceremony.
“Obtaining Drake tickets are fast and easy, customers can purchase their Memphis Drake tickets at a City Gear, Ticketmaster, online and the Fed Ex Forum box-office,” said Mike Rose Manager, Ticket Operations.
The FedexForum is an indoor arena located in downtown Memphis, Tenn. and opened its doors for action in September 2004. This arena is owned by the City of Memphis, and cost approximately $250 million to build. It is named after Fedex because the company is headquartered in the city. Each year FedexForum plays host to hundreds of sporting events, as well as many more concerts, shows, and special events.
“The FedEx Forum is known for booking shows that sell tickets instantly,” said Mike Rose, Manager, and Ticket Operations.
Shows like Michael Bubble and the Red Hot Chili Peppers has proved this with their concert selling out within minutes. Drake is considered a heartthrob to the hip-hop culture and is loved by many young girls across the globe. Drake will be bringing along of an impressive line-up of emerging rap stars who has as much rank as Drake: J.Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, and French Montana.
“All sales of our Drake Concert Memphis tickets are conducted with the most reputable sellers and backed by a 100% buyer guarantee. “Prices range from $85 to $1005”, said Mike Rose, Manager, and Ticket Operations.