Leslie Quaynor, founder of Fantasy Entertainment has disclosed that he is working assiduously to bring Canadian rapper, Drake to Ghana.
Leslie made the disclosure on Morning Zoo on Starr 103.5 FM last week Saturday, March 31, 2018.
He further stated that he would like to bring Nicki Minaj and Beyonce as well. However, to fly such personalities here requires a lot. And that one needs to be financially stable and strong to do.
“I’d like to bring Drake, who we’re working on. I’d like to bring Nicki Minaj and Beyonce but you have to have the venue to make it make sense financially.” stated Quaynor to host, George Quaye.
Leslie Quaynor’s company owns the new 20,000 seating capacity venue at the Trade Fair centre.
His company also brought American rapper, Rick Ross to perform in Ghana in 2010
Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 00s.
Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, he departed the series in 2007 following the release of his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement. He released 2 further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.
Drake released his debut studio album Thank Me Later in 2010, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and was soon certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
His next two releases were 2011’s Take Care and 2013’s Nothing Was the Same] which were both critically and commercially successful; the former earned him his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
In 2015, he released two mixtapes—the trap-influenced If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late and a collaboration with Future titled What a Time to Be Alive—both of which earned platinum certification in the US.
Drake released his fourth album, Views, in 2016, breaking several chart records in the process.
Drake holds several Billboard chart records. He has the most charted songs (154) among solo artists in the history of the Billboard Hot 100. Also the most simultaneously charted Hot 100 songs in a single week (24). And the most time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks) and the most Hot 100 debuts in a week (21).
Drake also has the most number one singles on the Hot Rap Songs, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and Rhythmic Charts.
Alongside his Grammy Award wins, he has won three Juno Awards and six American Music Awards. He also has a record of thirteen Billboard Music Awards, while also being one of the most acclaimed rappers of the 21st century.
Drake has developed other ventures, including his OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator Noah “40” Shebib. Drake acts as a producer, producing under the pseudonym Champagne Papi.
Using the “OVO” moniker, he has his own clothing line and his own program on Beats 1 Radio. He has also developed a whiskey, is a restaurateur, and is the global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors.