Drake Pauses Apollo Theater Concert After Man Falls From Balcony


Drake executes on phase at The Apollo Theater on January 21, 2023 in New York City.

Dimitrios Kambouris/ GI for SiriusXM

Drake‘s Sunday evening show at the Apollo Theater was for a short time placed on time out after a guy dropped from the reduced mezzanine terrace right into the target market.

“Just gotta make sure somebody’s OK,” the OVO rap artist stated after a staff participant ran onstage to educate him of the loss.

The event happened regarding 90 mins right into the program, equally as 21 Savage went out to carry out “Rich Flex” and also a variety of various other Her Loss strikes along withDrake The time out lasted around 15 mins as location team dealt with the damaged male.

“Unfortunately, last evening an incident occurred with an audience member who landed in the orchestra from the lower mezzanine,” the location stated in a statement uploaded to Instagram on Monday (Jan 23). “Drake, Apollo and SiriusXM halted the show immediately when learning of a potential fan injury and standard protocols were taken. They were seen immediately by EMS on site. The fan and other audience members reported that they were OK. No major injuries have been reported. The Apollo is investigating the situation further.”

In collaboration with SiriusXM, Drake introduced the show as a one-night only occasion last loss. It was initially suggested to happenNov 11 yet was transferred to very early December to grieve Takeoff, whose shooting fatality happened a little over a week prior. The program was after that postponed once again to January because of manufacturing concerns, and also a 2nd program was included.

The two-night occasion brought in an A-list group, consisting of Justin and also Hailey Bieber, Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr., Aaron Judge, A$AP Ferg and also a lot more, as Drake carried out a mix of his largest hits and also deep cuts covering his directory. The Toronto indigenous likewise highlighted Dipset and also Lil Uzi Vert as unique visitors, and also meant a feasible excursion with 21 this summer season.


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