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And Another One, Drake’s ‘Summer Sixteen Tour’ Makes History

Drake continues to add to his already impressive list of 2016 achievements.

The 6 God jumped on Instagram to reveal that his Summer Sixteen Tour is the highest-grossing hip-hop tour in history.

Dethroning Jay Z and Kanye West‘s 2012 Watch the Throne Tour which grossed $75.6 million, Drizzy’s Future-assisted trek grossed $84.3 million, according to Pollstar. An impressive feat considering Summer Sixteen included 56 dates to Watch the Throne‘s 63

Landing the No. 11th spot, the OVO boss nearly nabbed a top 10 spot coming in behind Celine Dion‘s $85.5 million. The Rolling Stones, Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Adele, Guns N’ Roses, Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band finish off the top 10 in order from lowest to highest.

Kanye West (No. 29, $52.8 million), Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (No. 75, $23.9 million), Salt-N-Pepa/Vanilla Ice (No. 79, $21 million), and Puff Daddy and the Family (No. 95, $17.5 million) also made the list.

Drake’s currently gearing up for his Boy Meets World Tour, which kicks off Jan. 21 in Amsterdam with special guest Young Thug.

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New Video Premiere: Gary Clark Jr. “Numb”

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Gary Clark JR. sings about the downside of love in his new visual for “Numb” off his debut album Blak and Blu. It’s easy to see why he is drawing comparisons to the late great Jimi Hendrix with his guitar skills and voice. Gary Clark Jr. also played for President Barack Obama at the white house, opened up for The Rolling Stones, impressed music’s royal couple Beyonce and Jay-Z at the Made in America music festival and played with Alicia Keys and Maxwell for their “Fire We Make” duet. He has also performed with the legendary roots band and you can catch him at their 6th Annual Roots Picnic June 1st. Step into Gary Clark Jr’s visual for “Numb” below.