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Drake to Host Second Houston Appreciation Weekend


For the second consecutive year, Drake is hosting the Houston Appreciation Weekend, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend.

Organizers have announced that the rapper will lead a weekend full of charity driven events, including a celebrity softball game on Friday, May 22nd, at the University of Houston’s Cougar Field. The event will benefit the Houston Astros’ Urban Youth Academy.

“Drake has a deep passion for working with underprivileged, handicapped, and terminally ill youth,” explains HAW event coordinator DeRonica Horn, CEO of Last eMpressions Event Design. “He has a long history of not only using his star power to benefit various organizations, but also dedicating his personal time and money to the benefit of children internationally.”

The full schedule for the weekend will be announced later, but you can purchase tickets for the game via

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