Reports: Drake signs on for Las Vegas residency

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Like Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, Drake could be the next major artist to take his act to Las Vegas, according to some reports.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that sources familiar with XS bookings said the rapper agreed to 12 shows over two years, which would make him a standout on the strip among so many women in pop music.

According to The Blast, a residency deal could net him $10 million.

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Drake performed at the nightclub last week during the Consumer Electronics Show, where he hinted about a residency on the strip, the Review-Journal reported. The show earned him a reported $2 million.

Drake may be the latest major musician to have a Las Vegas residency, according to some reports.
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Drake may be the latest major musician to have a Las Vegas residency, according to some reports.

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“Vegas! When I came back, I thought it’d be back at T-Mobile Arena or some (stuff),” Drake said. “But I’ll be back here at XS all year. You’ll have a lotta chances to see me.”

The Source reported that Drake may have also hinted at the deal in a Saturday Instagram post.

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New home.

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The image shows Drake performing at the nightclub with XS and Wynn tagged in the photo and the caption reading, “New home.”

There has been no confirmation of a residency.

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