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Drake Announces He Is Working On His New Album During “Drake Night” At The Raptors vs. Rockets NBA Game [Video]

March 12, 2018 by Danny M

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Drake Announces He Is Working On His New Album During Drake Night At The Raptors vs Rockets NBA Game

For “Drake Night” on March 9th, the Toronto Raptors played and won against the Houston Rockets at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

During the NBA game, Drizzy got on the mic to let everyone know in the arena that he is currently working on his new album.

You can check out the 6 God address the crowd and announce progress on his upcoming project below!

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Drake Announces $3 Million “Welcome Toronto” Program With The Raptors, Attends Press Conference [Video]

January 23, 2018 by Danny M

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Drake Announces $3 Million Welcome Toronto Program With The Toronto Raptors, Attends A Press Conference

On January 7th, Drake and the Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri made an appearance during a press conference at the Air Canada Centre to announce a new program titled “Welcome Toronto“.

The program, which is in partnership with with the Canadian NBA franchise, will play a big part in developing and helping young basketball players reach their potential in Toronto.

Drizzy and the Raptors have also donated $1 million to renovate and redecorate local basketball courts, as well as another $2 million to Canada Basketball.

You can watch a press conference to get more details on this program after the jump below! The Raptors will be hosting 6 “Welcome Toronto” games at home this season too, which will see them wear a black and gold OVO kit.

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Drake Appears In The Trailer For UNINTERRUPTED’s “The Carter Effect” Documentary [Video]

August 19, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Appears In The Trailer For UNINTERRUPTED The Carter Effect Documentary

A trailer for UNINTERRUPTED‘s upcoming “The Carter Effect” documentary has been released and it features Drake, who is also an executive producer along with LeBron James and Maverick Carter.

The Carter Effect” documentary is all about Vince Carter and his impact on the growth of basketball and pop-culture in Canada. It will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival during September 7th to 17th.

As well as Drizzy, the Sean Menard-directed documentary will also feature appearances from Boi-1da, Steve Nash, Tristan Thompson, Charles Oakley, Jalen Rose, David Stern, Dell Curry, and more. You can check out the trailer after the jump below!

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Drake Appears On Coach Calipari’s “Cal Cast”, Talks His Biggest Fear, YOLO, “More Life”, NBA Awards & More

January 28, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Appears On Coach Calipari Cal Cast, Talks His Biggest Fear, YOLO, More Life, NBA Awards & More

A couple of days ago, Drake was the special guest on University Of Kentucky basketball coach’s John Calipari‘s podcast, Cal Cast, which you can listen to below.

During their 45-minute conversation, Drizzy spoke on acting, getting high for his audition to play Jimmy Brooks in “Degrassi”, why Coach Calipari is a role model to him, NBA, the longest amount of time he has been in the studio without sleeping, the biggest fear in his life, and more.

The 6 God also discussed how he would love to work with Sade, not going to have the chance to work with Bob Marley and Aaliyah even though he would love to, his upcoming More Life playlist, hosting the 1st annual NBA Awards, why athletes want to be rappers and vice versa, YOLO, and his parents!

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Drake Sends A Lot Of Love To His “Woman Crush Everyday” Doris Burke & Invites Her Over To Dinner

November 25, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Sends A Lot Of Love To His Woman Crush Everyday Doris Burke & Invites Her Over To Dinner

During the 4th annual “Drake Night” at the Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors NBA game in Canada on November 16th, Drizzy sat courtside wearing a crewneck with Doris Burke‘s face on it and the text “Woman Crush Everyday”.

The 6 God also chopped it up with Israel Gutierrez to send “a lot of love” to the ESPN and ABC reporter, as well as to invite her over to dinner “as long as she comes alone”.

You can see Drizzy Drake‘s invite and Doris accept the invite on Twitter after the jump below!

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Toronto Raptors Announce The Date For 4th Annual “Drake Night”

November 12, 2016 by Danny M

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Toronto Raptors Announce The Date For 4th Annual Drake Night

The Toronto Raptors will hold the 4th annual “Drake Night” in the 6 God‘s honor on Wednesday, November 16th during their NBA game against the Golden State Warriors at the Air Canada Centre.

In previous years, “Drake Night” has included Drake announcing the starting lineup for the Raptors, as well as a “Hotline Bling” booth inside the arena.

If you didn’t already know, Drizzy is the global ambassador of Toronto Raptors! I wonder what this year’s “Drake Night” will include?

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Drake Makes A Half Court Shot While Laying On His Back [Video]

August 26, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Makes A Half Court Shot While Laying On His Back

Taking a break from his “Summer Sixteen” tour, Drake hit up Atlanta Hawks’ basketball court earlier in the week to practice his skills.

The 6 God uploaded a video of himself throwing a half court shot while laying on his back before then getting up and giving a “death stare” into the camera.

You can check it all out in the clip after the jump below. That was a pretty impressive shot from Drizzy!

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