Ye and Drake are finally reuniting on the stage for the first time in years together when they take over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 9. The two hip-hop stars publicly squashed their beef last month and announced they were joining forces for a Free Larry Hoover benefit concert in hopes of bringing justice to the incarcerated Chicago gang leader and drawing awareness to prison reform.
Hoover is the co-founder of the Chicago street gang, the Gangster Disciples. He is currently serving six life sentences for a gang-related murder in 1973 and is seeking an early release.
“I believe this event will not only bring awareness to our cause, but prove to people everywhere how much more we can accomplish when we lay our pride aside and come together,” Ye told Billboard.
For fans not able to attend the show in L.A., the two rappers have everyone covered and will stream the concert globally live on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide starting at 8 p.m. PST, as well as on the Amazon Music app, and the Amazon Music Twitch channel.
Fans will also be able to catch the repeat at their leisure on Prime Video following the live stream event. Additionally, IMAX will live stream the show in select U.S. theaters and tickets are available at www.tickets.imax.com.
The reunion between Drake and the artist formerly known as Kanye West was orchestrated by Rap-A-Lot Records CEO J. Prince who also has business dealings with the Certified Lover Boy rapper. He set up the meeting last month between the two feuding rappers and also spoke with Billboard about the concert.
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