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Drake to perform at F1 afterparty at VIP Room Abu Dhabi

He will be performing a day before Rihanna – his rumoured ex-flame – takes the stage for Abu Dhabi F1 after-race concerts

Staff report
10 Nov 2016 | 11:05 am
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Drake, the rapper behind many hit numbers including Hotline Bling, has been confirmed to headline Formula 1 afterparty at VIP Room, Abu Dhabi on November 26. The party will be hosted by VIP Room in partnership with Cipriani Yas Island.

The celebrity lineup for the race weekend – November 25-27 – includes five time DJ award winner, Swiss DJ Luciano, and Paris Hilton and resident DJs Mel Debarge, DJ Spade, 4korners and Chris Nati. The afterparty will be hosted by singer Rihanna’s brother, Gallest.

Earlier this year it was announced that Rihanna will be headlining the Abu Dhabi F1 after-race concerts on November 27. She’s playing the after-race concert series known as Yasalam at the du Arena on Yas Island.

Timings: 11pm-3am. For Cipriani VIP Room reservations and inquiries call +971 52 881 8888 or

Entry to the concerts is for Grand Prix ticketholders only. Tickets, from Dh695 to Dh4,685, are at

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