Drake brought OVO Fest back to his city, but not everyone was able to attend.
Some fans took to social media to complain about the high ticket prices at the 9th annual festival in Toronto. One in particular took to Instagram to call out Drake for not being a “6 God at all” for reportedly charging over $1,000 for tickets to his hometown fest.
“Drake charges 1000+ for a concert in his city but shows up to schools in the US and hands out money to random people and etc …. This guy is not a 6 God at all.,” wrote the fan.
The comment caught Drizzy’s attention. He responded to the criticism, saying he was not responsible for resale pricing. “I can control a lot of things but I can’t control resale prices shordeeeee,” he wrote.
When tickets for OVO Fest went on sale last month, fans were surprised at the exuberant prices. Lawn seats were reportedly selling for $500 Canadian (roughly $378 U.S.) all the way up to $2500 Canadian ($1874 U.S.) for seats closer to the stage.
“Lmfao! $500 dollars for lawn tickets to #OVOFest?! Is @Drake bringing Michael Jackson, Tupac, and Notorious B.I.G. back from dead?” tweeted one fan.
Ticket prices aside, OVO Fest was a star-studded affair. Following Sunday’s show with B2K, Drake headlined Monday night and brought out 12 surprise guests, including Chris Brown, Cardi B, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Offset, Gucci Mane, Tyga, YG, and Megan Thee Stallion.