Drake Gives Emerging Artists a Chance to Open on Upcoming Tour

(AllHipHop News) Just a few years back, Drake received a phone call that would change his life forever.

The phone call was from Lil’ Wayne, who had been tipped off by J. Prince Jr., that Drake was the next big thing in the rap game.

Wayne would eventually fly Drake out to Houston to showcase his skills for a once in a lifetime opportunity, to sign with the now infamous and highly touted Young Money Records (YMCMB).

Now looking back and understanding the importance of getting a helping hand from artists that have already found their way, Drake is offering his help to an unknown emerging artist.

Drake is presenting an up-and-coming MC with the chance to be the opening act on his “Club Paradise” tour.

The winning MC will travel in a private, branded tour bus throughout the 27-city tour that features J. Cole, Meek Mill and Waka Flocka.

Drake is offering the opportunity as part of a contest in association with OurStage.com and Real Hip Hop Network.

OurStage.com started accepting entries on Monday (April 16).

Songs can be submitted through April 30 at 12:00 pm EDT, while fan voting commences on April 30 at 12:00 pm EDT and closes on May 2 at 12:00 pm EDT.

The winning act will be selected from the top 100 artists in the competition, pending the approval of Drake, Real Hip Hop Network and OurStage.

The tour begins May 7 in Concord, CA and will make its final stop on June 17 in Mansfield, MA.

  • how do we submit???

  • jamaicanbornanbreed

    drake is garbage…..soooo him judging talent is like me teaching calcilus(i suk at math)….he’s proably gonna showcase another pretty skinny jeans nigga dat can’t rhyme and spend most time on wax crying and bitching bout slores dat want nothing to do with him…..i would call drake the modern day lenny williams…but i respect lenny too much to sully the name of an real artist with an individual based of his external features not internal talent….he’s da black justin bieber

  • That’s pretty dope of Drizzy.  I like Drake I just like it better when he’s not singing.  He got flow though.

  • Kimaunie Osbourne

    how u sign up

  • Thoughtsareus

    Drake better becareful letting somebody else rock who for sure will be better than him. His career is already in decline after 2 albums. Maybe all the shit he’s talked like he’s 4,5 plat deep with lyrical cred. Dude is wack and getting wacker so with the exception of Busta he fits right in with young money cash money. Go to youtube and type in Charlamagne Drake is a corny guy. Shit is hilarious lol

    • Career in decline? His latest album spawned 4 platinum singles… And went platinum in both Canada and the U.S.  O.o  It was also gold in the U.K. And his popularity has increased with every release… So, on some real nigga shi*, what the hell are you talking about?

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  • Sal Canete

    Hip Hop is so dead. Its funny how a hologram Tupac is more exciting than living acts.