Is Drake’s Canceled Concert Good for ‘Thank Me Later’ LP Sales?

Like our guys @itsthereal said, “Who would’ve thought I’d fear for my life at a Drake show?”

I was home cooking, but word on the street, and Twitter of course, states that Drake’s free concert at New York City’s South Street Seaport to celebrate the release of his debut album “Thank Me Later” was shut down due to over-crowding and general Woodstock-type madness. My people, my people. My favorite man-on-the-street quote?

“I got hit with a chair tonight – Drake needs to give me some free tickets,” said Afiya Phillips, 18, of Brooklyn.


Drake statement through his publicist said “I am humbled by the crowd that showed up in support of my performance. Unfortunately, the show was canceled by the NYPD due to overcrowding, leaving me without the chance to give my fans a real show.”

Blah blah blah. The question is, will this be good for “Thank Me Later” sales? Me thinks all publicity — as long as you’re not peeing on little children — is good publicity. Fans bought the Canadian’s mixtape “So Far Gone” and IT WAS FREE. He’ll be fine.

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