The last time Drake tried to play New York, he caused a riot. (Then again, that early-summer South Street Seaport bill also included those lovable Hanson boys; maybe we should blame them.) Three months—and a No. 1 debut—later, the Canadian singer-rapper-actor is back for two nights in a slightly larger room he’ll have zero trouble filling with either shrieking fans or cocksure charisma. Coke-rap openers Clipse, whose Pusha T just announced his signing to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label, open the show with a set hopefully longer on material from Lord Willin’ and Hell Hath No Fury than from last year’s so-so Til the Casket Drops.

Tue., Sept. 28, 8 p.m., 2010

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