As Drizzy Drake himself likes to brag: "Started from the bottom, now we're here."
Just a year and a half ago (even after the radio rap glory of his sophomore album, Take Care, and massive singles like "The Motto"), the YMCMB member was still "drinkin' with his people" in mid-sized venues.
But "now," as October's Very Own says, "I'm on the road, half a million for a show and we..." touring the continent's arenas and stadiums with a couple of other workin'-all-night surging superstars, Miguel and Future.
Check the cut for the trio's full 41-date 2013 North American tour schedule.
Drake, Miguel, and Future's 2013 North American Tour Dates
September 25 Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena
September 26 Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
September 27 Vancouver, BC - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
September 29 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
September 30 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
October 2 Saskatoon, SK - Credit Union Centre
October 3 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
October 5 Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
October 6 Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
October 8 Saint Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
October 9 Chicago, IL - United Center
October 11 Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life Fieldhouse
October 12 Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
October 13 Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
October 15 Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
October 16 Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
October 18 Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center
October 19 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
October 21 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
October 22 Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
October 26 Hartford, CT - XL Center
October 27 Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
October 28 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
October 30 Boston, MA - TD Garden
October 31 Washington, DC - Verizon Center
November 2 Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
November 3 Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena
November 5 Miami, FL - AmericanAirlines Arena
November 6 Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum
November 7 Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
November 9 New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena
November 10 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
November 12 San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
November 13 Houston, TX - Toyota Center
November 16 Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center
November 18 Sacramento, CA - Sleep Train Arena
November 19 Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
November 21 Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
November 22 Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
November 24 San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
November 25 Los Angeles, CA - STAPLES Center
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Drake, Miguel, and Future. Tuesday, November 5. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd. Miami. Call 786-777-1000 or visit aaarena.com.