As the saying goes, what goes around, comes around.  In this case, it's something that could be pretty special.

A few years back, Drake received a call from Lil' Wayne to come out to Houston so he could showcase his skills and possibly sign with Young Money.  The rest of the story is history.

With that in mind, Drake is giving the same opportunity to an emerging artist.

He'll present an up-and-coming MC with the chance to open for him on the "Club Paradise" tour.

The selected individual will travel on the 27-city tour in his or her own tour bus, rolling through the cities with the likes of J. Cole and Waka Flocka.

Submissions for the contest began on Monday (April 16), with the contest running through April 30, and fan voting for the best emcee goes on from April 30 to May 2.  The winner will be selected from the top 100 artists in the competition, pending the approval of Drake, Real Hip Hop Network and OurStage.

Drake's "Club Paradise" tour opens May 7 in Concord, CA and ends June 17 in Mansfield, MA.