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Drake Surprises Fans On Canada Day

Rapper shows up at Nathan Phillips Square.

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

What happens when Canada celebrates its 150th birthday? They get big surprises by some of the most proud Canadians.

And that includes Drake.

The rapper showed up to a Toronto Canada Day celebration in Nathan Phillips Square hosted by City Hall, bringing in tow his two friends and fellow artists, Roy Woods and Majid Jordan.

He told the crowd of screaming fans: “It’s an honour and a pleasure, truly, to be celebrating Canada’s 150th. And I want to tell you, when we celebrate Canada, we celebrate all these individuals from all races, all places, that came here and found solitude in this beautiful country. We celebrate our Indigenous people. We celebrate the land that we’re standing on… I just came for the party, though.” He also added, “I’m just so happy that I’m from a place where we really love each other.”

Drake and his cohorts performed “Jumpman,” “Gyalchester” and “Fake Love,” letting the crowd sing the words to most of the songs.

Drake released the single “Signs” on June 24th, and, two days later, Drake hosted the NBA Awards.

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