Following social media campaign, Drake visits Drake University


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Started at the bottom, now we … in Iowa?
Drake on Tuesday night performed in Des Moines, Iowa, during the fall run of this Summer Sixteen tour. That happens to be in the same town as Drake University, a private school founded in 1881.


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The campus’s 2,000-plus undergrads have been lobbying for the rap superstar to make an appearance since 2009. In the early Wednesday morning hours, Drizzy finally obliged. Too bad no one was there to take in his perfectly forged rap squat right in the heart of the school.


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Just like that, the Champagne Papi peaced out.


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This year students rallied around the #BringDraketoDrake hashtag. 

Even school officials invited the rapper to campus, targeting Tuesday’s tour date.

“We would like to take this opportunity to invite Drizzy for a tour of campus, where we’re confident he will enjoy the ‘Views,’” the university wrote in a statement. "We’ll be waiting for that hotline to bling!"

Hey, at least they follow each other on Instagram. That’s just respect.H/T Time
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