Drake made a special appearance during the Backstreet Boys‘ show on Saturday night (July 2), joining them for ‘I Want It That Way’.
The iconic boyband were performing in Drake’s hometown of Toronto where they brought the singer out for the classic 1999 hit, after introducing him as “the sixth member”. Watch footage from the concert below.
What’s better than I Want It That Way?
I Want It That Way…. f/ @Drake #BSBTO #DNAWORLDTOUR pic.twitter.com/pKVQK2XtDN
— Backstreet Boys (@backstreetboys) July 3, 2022
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The outfit are currently on the North American leg of their ‘DNA’ world tour, which kicked off in April. They’ve still got another two months of North American shows to go before heading over to Europe and the UK for a run of shows throughout October and November.
Drake released his seventh studio album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ last week, just hours after announcing it.
The record was executive produced by Drake himself, Noah “40” Shebib, Oliver El-Khatib, Noel Cadastre and South African producer and DJ Black Coffee, whom Drake worked with on 2017 project ‘More Life’. It also featured production credits from DJ Carnage, aka Gordo, who worked on six of its 14 tracks.
NME awarded the album three stars in a review, calling it a “long-overdue career boost”.
“‘Honestly, Nevermind’ is an unexpected elevation from the bland trap, R&B remakes and Drake’s melancholic attitude to love we heard last time around,” wrote NME‘s Kyann-Sian Williams.
“He doesn’t quite shift the latter as much as one would hope – the album is as tiresomely woe-is-me as anything he’s ever done – but the house sound has at least given him the creative boost that his recording career has been crying out for recently.”