DRAKE’s March 5th Galen Center Show to Go On Sale Friday, January 27 at 10 AM…



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LOS ANGELES, CA (January 24, 2012)  Multi-platinum selling, Grammy® nominated recording artist Drake kicks off his 18 city Club Paradise Tour on February 14 in Miami, FL.  The North American college tour is in support of Drake’s critically acclaimed album TAKE CARE.

 The tour will visit Los Angeles on March 5 with a performance at USC’s Galen Center.  Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 27 at 10 AM.  They will be available at www.LiveNation.com.

Plus, USC students will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance, prior to the public on sale, via a special student pre-sale.  Tickets for this will be available online at http://ev10.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=GC&linkID=usc&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode starting Tuesday, January 24 at 10 AM until Wednesday, January 25 at 10 PM (* 8 ticket limit per customer on the pre-sale.  USC student ID # required.  While supplies last).

 TAKE CARE (Young Money / Cash Money / Universal Republic), Drake’s sophomore album was released November 15 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart with 631,000 copies sold.  Acclaimed by fans and critics alike, the album has been praised as one of the best releases of the year, with The New York Times dubbing Drake “hip-hop’s current center of gravity.”  The album has since been certified Platinum, having sold over 1 million copies in the US.

TAKE CARE follows Drake’s full length album debut, 2010’s THANK ME LATER, which also bowed at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart week of release and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.  The album earned Drake multiple Grammy®  nominations, including Best New Artist, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Solo performance.

For more information, details and updates, visit Drake’s official Facebook  www.facebook.com/drake and website http://www.octobersveryown.blogspot.com.


About Anh Nguyen

Anh Nguyen is a Los Angeles based freelance photographer. Over the past six years, he has covered various concerts, movie premieres, red carpets, parties, and events. A southern California native, Anh attended UCLA and holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and a minor in Accounting. In addition to photography, he is currently pursuing his license as a CPA and hopes to go law school. Adding to his many interests, Anh also loves to cook and has worked as a line cook for Food Network's celebrity chef Scott Conant's restaurant, Scarpetta, in Beverly Hills.