Apple Music backing Drake's upcoming 'Summer Sixteen' tour

In a continuation of their close relationship, it looks like Apple Music will be backing Drake's upcoming tour. Revealed on the rapper's Instagram account (via The Verge), the Summer Sixteen Tour will kick off on July 20 with Apple Music featuring prominently as a sponsor.

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Drake has had a pretty close relationship with Apple Music since its launch; Drake's label, OVO, even has a radio show on Beats 1. The rapper has also already revealed that his next album, Views from the 6, will launch exclusively on Apple Music on April 29.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster