Drake unveiled song selection and staging details following his closed rehearsal Sat., Aug 24 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for his upcoming performance on the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
According to a new interview posted at Aug. 24 at MTV.com, the superstar Canuck rapper will kick off with his newly released single "Hold On, We're Going Home" and move into his VMA nominated hit "Started from the Bottom," songs from his soon-to-be-released album "Nothing was the Same."
Drizzy tells MTV News, "I get to do the new record, I'm doing 'Hold On, We're Going Home' into 'Started From the Bottom,' so [it's] really just an exciting performance to show the range and also show the diversity of music on the album."
Drake also revealed he plans on "blowing the place up" with pyro and will employ visual staging elements inspired by his recently released "Nothing was the Same" cover art, which features images of himself as both a child and a man along against a cloud covered blue sky.
The 26-year-old Toronto native will joining a hefty list of performers, including Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez, who will join the VMA lineup Sunday, Aug. 25 live from Brooklyn, N.Y. at Barclays Center.
Drake's third studio album "Nothing was the Same" hits shelves Sept. 24.
His Would You Like a Tour? Canadian leg begins Sept. 27 in Vancouver, BC at Rogers Arena and winds up Oct. 22 in Ottawa, ON at Scotiabank Place..
See Drake’s OctobersVeryOwn.blogspot.ca for more details.
Did you know? "Started From the Bottom" has been nominated for 2 VMAs this year including Best Direction and Best Hip Hop Video."