Fans say Drake's sold-out show in St. Paul was lit


Drake killed it at his sold-out concert in St. Paul this weekend, by all accounts.

The Canadian-born rapper hit up the Xcel Energy Center on Sunday night, the fourth stop on his "Summer Sixteen" tour. He was joined by rapper and tour-mate Future. Canadian R&B duo DVSN opened the show.

Although he took the stage about 90 minutes late – the Star Tribune says the extensive stage setup caused the delay – fans and critics seem to have nothing but good things to say about the performance.

The stage was lit with color-changing balls and a huge Jumbotron screen that blasted the word "Revenge" to kick off the night. And from there, the show just got "bigger and bigger," Star Tribune said.

"Xcel became an enrapturing art installation," Go 95.3's Chaz Kangas said in his review.

He played a lot of songs from the new album

Drake's latest album, "Views" has spent 11 weeks at the number one spot on the Billboard charts. That's the most weeks at number one for an album by a solo male artist since Billy Ray Cyrus’ "Some Gave All" hit 17 weeks in 1992, Billboard says.

The crowd of nearly 15,000 went crazy for every song on the list, the Pioneer Press said, with the setlist featuring almost all of the 20 songs from "Views" as well as plenty of the hits like "Started From The Bottom" and "Hotline Bling."

And even though St. Paul got a late start, that didn't stop Drake from giving his fans the full show – City Pages said that he went 30 minutes over his time, talking about his love for Minnesota fans and saying that he would probably be charged $20,000 for staying on stage.

You can check out more photos from the show here.

Here's some of what people are saying on social media:






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