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Platinum-selling rapper Drake performed live in 2010 to a nearly sold out crowd at the NIU Convocation Center.

NIU may be the best Drake ever had

By Chris Krapek | October 17, 2010

DeKALB | If Drake really stands for “do right and kill everything,” the message behind the name works -- he destroyed the Convocation Center. A nearly-sold-out crowd closed Homecoming weekend and came to see the platinum-selling rapper and arguably...

More to do homecoming weekend than just homecoming

By Chris Krapek | October 14, 2010

Hey you! Don't go home today; there's too much to do in DeKalb. Plus, it's Homecoming weekend! Seriously, if your suitcase is already packed and you've never spent a weekend cruising through the Barb City, you don't know what you're missing out on. Eliminate...

Drake opener changes to Tyga

By Chris Krapek | September 22, 2010

A change has been made to rapper Drake's show at the NIU Convocation Center on Sunday, Oct. 17. "Drake just announced that Tyga would be the opening act and Clipse will no longer be on [the show]," said Heather Priest, Convocation Center marketing manager....

Drake returns to the Convo in October

By Chris Krapek | August 23, 2010

Rap, pop and country; The Convocation Center recently announced three diverse shows for the fall semester. Critically acclaimed rapper and Lil' Wayne protégé Drake will kick things off when he takes the stage Sunday, Oct. 17. The Canadian born emcee...