Drake‘s Sunday evening present on the Apollo Theater was momentarily placed on pause after a person fell from the decrease mezzanine balcony into the viewers.
“Simply gotta be certain that any person’s OK,” the OVO rapper mentioned after a crew member ran onstage to tell him of the autumn.
The incident occurred about 90 minutes into the present, simply as 21 Savage walked out to carry out “Wealthy Flex” and a slew of different Her Loss hits alongside Drake. The pause lasted about quarter-hour as venue workers handled the injured man.
“Sadly, final night an incident occurred with an viewers member who landed within the orchestra from the decrease mezzanine,” the venue mentioned in an announcement posted to Instagram on Monday (Jan. 23). “Drake, Apollo and SiriusXM halted the present instantly when studying of a possible fan harm and customary protocols had been taken. They had been seen instantly by EMS on web site. The fan and different viewers members reported that they had been OK. No main accidents have been reported. The Apollo is investigating the scenario additional.”
In partnership with SiriusXM, Drake introduced the live performance as a one-night solely occasion final fall. It was initially meant to happen Nov. 11 however was moved to early December to mourn Takeoff, whose capturing loss of life occurred a bit of over every week prior. The present was then delayed once more to January as a consequence of manufacturing points, and a second present was added.
The 2-night occasion attracted an A-list crowd, together with Justin and Hailey Bieber, Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr., Aaron Choose, A$AP Ferg and extra, as Drake carried out a mixture of his largest hits and deep cuts spanning his catalog. The Toronto native additionally introduced out Dipset and Lil Uzi Vert as particular company, and hinted at a doable tour with 21 this summer season.
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