Drake has begun his celebration of Houston Appreciation Weekend with a bang tonight. Making an appearance at Minute Maid Park, where he is hosting Houston Appreciation Night at the Astros game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Drake received a certificate that declared June 10, 2014 to be "Drake Day" in the city of Houston. And while June 10 has come and gone this year, Drake will have the opportunity to celebrate his own special day next year. At the very least, he has the satisfaction of watching all of the Astros batters step up to the plate with his songs playing as walk-up music. And Houston Appreciation Weekend will continue until Sunday, with a concert and more meet-and-greet opportunities.

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UPDATE: Prior to stepping onto the field, Drake held a press conference where he talked about why Houston is so important to him and what he has learned so far from Lil Wayne. Video of Drake's speech on the field has also been uploaded online.

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