UPDATE // OCTOBER 11: Drake didn’t allow his ankle enough time to heal before jumping back on stage, and it made matters worse. Under doctors’ orders, he’s forced to postpone the remaining three shows of his Summer Sixteen tour, which includes two Barclays shows in Brooklyn as well as the Newark stop, Complex reports. A spokesperson for Drake says:
“Drake suffered a severe ankle injury during the tour which he did his best to power through. By doing this, he made his injury worse. Under doctors orders and to ensure Drake only ever gives fans the performances they deserve, he will be postponing the remaining 3 dates of his Summer Sixteen tour to allow him time to recuperate his ankle injury. Drake’s fans mean the world to him. Seeing their faces and performing his music for them is what he loves to do the most and he can’t wait to get back on stage.”
EARLIER // OCTOBER 5:
Drake announced he’s forced to reschedule three shows off the Summer Sixteen tour due to an ankle injury.
“I hate to be told I can’t do something, but under doctor’s orders to allow me time to recuperate, I am being forced to postpone the intense three shows in a row in cities which have only ever shown me unconditional support,” Drake wrote in a letter posted to his website.
The cities include Drizzy’s hometown of Toronto, Philadelphia, and Newark. Read his entire note below: