Drake Slams Fan for Throwing Vape Pen on Stage at Concert

Drake Hints He's Considering a 'Graceful Exit' From Music Industry: I Won't 'Force Myself to Compete'

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Drake was in his emotions after a fan threw an digital cigarette on stage throughout his live performance in NYC.  

“Did you throw a vape up right here? Come on. Who threw this? There’s no method you’re taking life severe when you assume I’m selecting this vape up and vaping with you on the f—king Barclays Middle,” the rapper, 36, stated in a TikTok video shared on Thursday, July 20. “You bought some actual life evaluating to do throwing this f—king lemon mint vape up right here.” 

Underneath the clip, which was posted by the indoor enviornment’s official social media web page, the caption learn, “Reminder: You can’t vape inside Barclays Middle.” 

Drake, who’s presently on the street for his All a Blur Tour, has confronted a number of concertgoers tossing issues his method whereas on stage. One fan threw their cellphone at him at opening evening in Chicago earlier this month. Throughout his cease in Montreal, Canada, two weeks later, nevertheless, the singer revealed he doesn’t thoughts sure objects being hurled towards him — so long as they’re undergarments.  

“I might identical to to say earlier than I am going onto this subsequent tune, that is the primary stage the place I don’t don’t have any bras, and I’m deeply disenchanted,” he advised the gang, according to footage found via Twitter. “However don’t begin throwing sneakers and telephones and s–t!”

Drake is the most recent in a slew of artists who’ve been dodging objects being hurled at them on tour. Harry Types bought hit within the eye throughout a efficiency in Vienna, Austria, earlier this month, whereas Taylor Swift was lately spooked by bracelets being tossed her method whereas exiting a current Eras Tour live performance. 

Kelsea Ballerini, in the meantime, needed to go away the stage throughout her Heartfirst Tour in June after she was hit with a bracelet from a member of the viewers at a present in Boise, Idaho. In a video of the incident shared by way of Twitter, Ballerini, 29, paused her efficiency of “If You Go Down (I’m Going Down Too)” as her band came to visit to test on her. After a number of extra seconds, Ballerini exited the stage.

When she returned later following a fancy dress change, Ballerini addressed the incident. “Can we speak about what simply occurred?” she started, per a TikTok video of the live performance. “All I care about is holding everybody protected. So, when you ever don’t really feel protected, please let somebody round you recognize. There’s safety all over the place tonight. If anybody’s pushing an excessive amount of otherwise you simply have that intestine feeling or something. At all times flag it.”

The incident occurred simply days after Bebe Rexha was hit within the face with a cellphone throughout a NYC efficiency. The next day, the singer, 33, shared a photograph of her stitched-up damage and black eye by way of Instagram, writing, “I’m good.”

Nicolas Malvagna, who threw the cellphone, was arrested and charged with assault. At his arraignment on June 20, he claimed he was taking part in a TikTok pattern the place individuals throw their telephones at a star in order that they’ll take a selfie earlier than passing it again.