Drake’s Free NYC Concert Cancelled After Near-Riot

A free concert in NYC headlining Drake and pop band Hanson (of “MmmBop” fame) was cancelled yesterday, Tuesday 15th after over-crowding caused the organisers and police to shut it down. 10,000 people were anticipated but nearly 20,000 showed up and many of the crowd became “unruly”. People began crushing towards the stage, climbing roofs and throwing chairs and bottles, police said.

Two people were arrested on minor charges and six suffered minor injuries.

Drake, who’s heavily anticipated debut Thank Me Later dropped yesterday, is said to be “disappointed” that the concert got disbanded before he could perform.

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