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Drake greets fans at Queen Street HMV store

International hip-hop artist and Toronto native Drake visited a Toronto HMV music store on Friday evening for a meet-and-greet and autograph session to promote his new album, Nothing Was The Same.
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      International hip-hop artist and Toronto native Drake visited a Toronto HMV music store on Friday evening for a meet-and-greet and autograph session to promote his new album, Nothing Was The Same.

      Fans lined up in front of the store on Queen Street West — some waiting 24 hours — for a chance to meet their music idol. 

      Clad in a hockey jersey with Wayne Gretzky' number, 99, Drake arrived a little after 6 p.m. and began signing copies of his album.

      Many fans were excited to see the star back in his hometown. 

      "Drake is one of my favourite artists, and he's also a Torontonian," said one female fan. "He supports his city, so I feel like his fans should support him as well."

      The autograph session is expected to last several hours. 

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