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Drake uses OVO fest to recruit Kevin Durant to the Toronto Raptors

Outkast at ovo festival

Reunited Atlanta hitmakers Outkast headlined the first day of the fifth annual OVO Fest, held Aug. 3 and 4. Drake himself headline the second night.

Lauryn Hill, Trey Songz, J.Cole, DJ Khaled, Tinashe & OB O’Brien, YG, Usher, G-Unit (50 Cent and Lloyd Banks) were some of the unannounced guests.

Each year the roster of unannounced guests tends to outshine the headlining names known in advance.

Last year, unscheduled stars who performed included Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Ma$e, Diddy, members of TLC, Big Sean, the Weeknd and A$AP Rocky.

Drake closed off his fifth annual OVO Fest by trying to encourage the reigning NBA MVP to bringing his talents to Toronto.

Kevin Durant was just another 6 foot 9 240-pound member of the crowd at the Molson Amphitheatre on Toronto’s waterfront.

As Drake worked the crowd, he got them to chant for the 25-year-old Oklahoma Thunder megastar forward to consider a move.Drake ovo

He is under contract for 2015, but could become a free agent in the summer of 2016

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