Rap and hip-hop fans across North America will rejoice tomorrow when tickets for the Drake vs Lil Wayne Tour go on sale to the general public. The two larger-than-life rappers will take the stage across 31 cities in just over seven weeks from August-September for the Drake vs Lil Wayne tour. Set to release two new albums later this year, Lil Wayne will embark on the most expensive hip-hop tour of the summer with Young Money partner Drake, who has put together an extensive list of Billboard hits since exploding on the scene with his song “Best I Ever Had” in 2009. While hip-hop heavyweights Eminem and Rihanna are set to kick off their Monster Tour in August and power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé begin their On the Run Tour later this month, Drake vs Lil Wayne tickets face little competition in secondary ticket price as they hold the highest average price among all major hip-hop tours this summer, according to TiqIQ.
From the amount of tickets that have hit the secondary market from brokers and pre-sales, the average price for Drake vs Lil Wayne tickets is $249.20, 6.4% higher than Jay-Z and Beyoncé tickets for On the Run, which have an average secondary price of $234.16. Eminem and Rihanna tickets for the Monster tour will be the cheapest hip-hop tour tickets this summer has an average price on the secondary market is currently $217.81, 12.6% cheaper than the Drake vs Lil Wayne Tour and 6.98% cheaper than the On the Run Tour.
The tour’s most expensive date is currently the September 27 stop at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Texas, which has an average price of $314.51, 26.2% above the tour average, with a get-in price of $55. The least expensive concert will be at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Michigan on August 17 as the average price is currently $157.26, 36.9% below the tour average and 50% below the tour’s most expensive date in Texas. The get-in price does not differ much from the most expensive show at $53.
On top of holding the highest average secondary price for their upcoming tour, Drake and Lil Wayne are also the youngest artists among all three collaborative mega tours in the hip-hop genre this summer. At a cumulative age of just 58, Drake (27) and Lil Wayne (31) are younger than Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s collective age of 76 and Eminem and Rihanna’s combined age of 67. The rap duo has also collaborated for more songs than either of their competitors, garnering over 30 songs and 17 Billboard hits together in comparison to Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s nine collective songs and Eminem and Rihanna’s four songs in “Love the Way You Lie (Pts. 1 and 2)”, “Numb” and “The Monster”.
Though Jay-Z and Beyoncé have been married since 2008, Drake and Lil Wayne have a more extensive
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