Here’s a Preview of What’s to Come With Drake’s OVO Flagship Store in New York
You can view a trailer for the store above, courtesy of OVO's official Vimeo account. The 40-second clip features scenic, black-and-white views of the Big Apple. At the end, the giant OVO owl logo appears high in the sky like Batman's famous bat signal.
The OVO store announcement is just the icing on the cake for Drake's dominant 2016. The Toronto rapper was the most streamed artist on Spotify for the second year in a row. Drake surpassed his 2015 streams in impressive fashion, receiving an astounding 4.7 billion streams in 2016 as opposed to 1.8 billion he had last year. Both figures helped Drake top Spotify's all-time leaderboard with 8.7 million streams in total.
The record amounts of streaming helped Drake's Views album do big numbers. The LP was recently certified quadruple Platinum by the RIAA. Drizzy has accomplished the feat before, going four times Platinum with his sophomore album Take Care.
Drake's monster year also has him lined up for multiple Grammys Awards. The "One Dance" artist was nominated for Album of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Rap Song. His guest appearances on Rihanna's "Work" and PartyNextDoor's "Come and See Me" also earned him nominations for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best R&B Song, respectively.
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