Tues. and Wed., Sep 13 and 14, 6:30 p.m. Oracle Arena (7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621). $49.50-$179.50. OracleArena.com
In 2016, Drake is practically a household name. Although he gained traction as an actor on the teen TV drama Degrassi, the Canadian rapper has transformed the American hip-hop scene with his openly emotional work. Views, Drake’s most recent album, came out in April and quickly caught fire: Hits like “Hotline Bling,” “One Dance,” and “Controlla” graced the radio all summer long. On his Summer Sixteen Tour, Drake co-headlines with rapper Future to support Views as well as their joint, full-length collaboration, What a Time to Be Alive. Future is also touring in support of his own album, EVOL, released earlier this year. The duo will undoubtedly bring out the best of Oakland’s vibrant hip-hop scene at Oracle Arena Tuesday and Wednesday night.