Live Review: Drake in Oakland


Drake had a lot of love for the Bay Area on Tuesday night, Sept. 13, at the first of his two shows at Oakland’s Oracle Arena.

Not only did he show up wearing a crisp Warriors jersey bearing Kevin Durant’s name and No. 35 — he brought out Golden State’s headline-grabbing offseason addition in person for a quick whirl around the stage later in the night.

“This is the best crowd you could ask for,” Drake boasted, pacing in front of the sold-out audience of 15,000 and laying it on thicker than usual.

“I had 60 shows to pick from, and I put my money on tonight!”

With the screen behind him blazing with the word “Revenge,” the Toronto rapper set out an ornery, angry course for his two-hour-plus set at the home of the Warriors, providing a pointed retort to the question: What does the underdog do once he gets the crown?

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