OVO Fest

Drake Announces OVO Fest 2019

Since 2010, Drake has used OVO Fest, his annual hometown show, as a sort of regular statement of dominance. Every year, Drake takes over a…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2019 - 10:40 am

Watch Drake Bring Out Former Foe Tory Lanez At OVO

Drake's annual OVO Fest tends to be a parade of celebrity friends and noteworthy happenings. Two years ago it served as the exclamation point in…
Chris DeVille | August 8, 2017 - 9:39 am

Kanye West & Drake Tease Joint Album At OVO Fest

Kanye West was one of Drake's special guests during the second night of OVO Fest tonight -- along with Popcaan, French Montana, and Rihanna (reprising…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Zika Virus Keeps Beenie Man From Playing OVO Fest

Jamaican dancehall star Beenie Man was scheduled to headline Drake's OVO Fest in Toronto this weekend, but he was unable to perform after being denied…
Peter Helman | July 31, 2016 - 11:12 am

Drake Shares Statement About OVO Fest Shooting Victims

A shooter opened fire at an afterparty for Drake's OVO Fest last week in Toronto, killing two people. Drake shared a statement on the OVO…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 5:39 pm

2 People Killed At OVO Fest Afterparty

Drake's OVO Festival ended last night in Toronto, and it was, by most accounts, a triumphant moment for Drake and for his hometown. But that…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2015 - 9:05 am

Drake Clowns Meek Mill; Brings Out Kanye, Pharrell, Future At OVO Fest

Drake headlined his own sixth annual OVO Fest in Toronto tonight, and he took the opportunity to go all-in on his recent beef with Meek
Peter Helman | August 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm

Drake’s OVO Fest Denied Government Grant Money This Year

Last year, the provincial government of Ontario granted Drake $300,000 to help fund OVO Fest through their "Celebrate Ontario" program. Some people thought this was
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Watch Lauryn Hill, Usher, 50 Cent Join Drake At OVO Fest

Every year, Drake brings his guest-heavy OVO Festival to his Toronto hometown, and this year's edition, which ended at Molson Canadian Amphitheater last night, had…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2014 - 10:07 am

Watch Kanye’s Surprise Performance At OVO Fest 2013

Last night, Drake continued with what's becoming a Toronto tradition, bringing his fourth annual OVO Festival to his hometown. The show hit a bit of…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2013 - 8:59 am