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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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Cory Gunz Speaks To The Youth At A “Stop The Violence” Event In New York [Video]

July 20, 2017 by Danny M

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Cory Gunz Speaks To The Youth At A Stop The Violence Event In New York

On July 12th, Cory Gunz was invited to speak to the youth at a “Stop The Violence” event for Baruch Center and Rutgers Community in New York.

The Young Money Gunna shared a clip of his motivational speech on Instagram with a caption that read:

“I Was Honored with the opportunity to speak to the youth at Baruch and Rutgers Community Centers as we came together to Stop The Violence. I was honored to speak to them. Shoutout to @2forthemoneypee for setting it up for me. There’s many more to come. #PromoteTheGiveBack #FactsOverOpinions #GreatlyAppreciated”

You can check out a 1-minute video of Cory speaking to the kids to try and end gang violence after the jump below!

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Drake Introduces Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor At Their Toronto Press Conference [Video]

July 13, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Introduces Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor At Their Toronto Press Conference

Yesterday, the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor press conference made a stop in Toronto, Canada to promote their upcoming boxing match.

While they were in “The 6ix”, it was only right that Drake appeared at the event to speak to the crowd, as well as introduce Mayweather and McGregor:

“Whether it is Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, or whether it is the ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor, I just want to welcome these two fighters to Toronto, a place that we love until the day that we are all gone.”

You can check out some footage of Drizzy Drake welcoming the two fighters to Canada and Drizzy meeting Conor backstage after the jump below!

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Drake Put On A Surprise Live Performance In Toronto For Canada Day [Video]

July 4, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Put On A Surprise Live Performance In Toronto For Canada Day

On July 2nd, Drake surprised his hometown by making an appearance with his OVO artists at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto for Canada Day.

While on stage, Drizzy did a couple of speeches about his native country, who was celebrating their 150th anniversary, as well as performed “Jumpman“, “Gyalchester” and “Fake Love” live.

Before leaving, the 6 God brought out Majid Jordan, dvsn and Roy Wood$ on stage to watch the fireworks celebration. You can check it all out in a video after the jump below!

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Drake Won 13 Awards At The 2017 BBMAs, Breaks The Record For Most Wins At The Show In A Year

May 22, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Won 13 Awards At The 2017 BBMAs, Breaks The Record For Most Wins At The Show In A Year

Yesterday, Drake broke a new record by taking home 13 awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Adele held the record previously with winning 12 awards back in 2012.

Out of his 22 nominations, Drizzy won awards in the categories: “Top Billboard 200 Artist”, “Top Hot 100 Artist”, “Top Song Sales Artist”, “Top Streaming Songs Artist”, “Top Rap Artist”, “Top Rap Album”, “Top Rap Tour”, “Top Streaming Song (Audio)”, “Top R&B Song”, “Top R&B Collaboration”, “Top Male Artist”, “Top Billboard 200 Album”, and “Top Artist”.

You can see Drizzy Drake accepting 3 of his awards in clips after the jump below. When accepting the “Top Artist” award, the 6 God brought up his Young Money label-mates on stage with him!

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Nicki Minaj Is Honored With The Fashion Rebel Award At Fashion L.A. Awards Show [Video]

April 8, 2017 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj Is Honored With The Fashion Rebel Award At Fashion Los Angeles Awards Show

On April 2nd, Nicki Minaj was honored with the Fashion Rebel Award during this year’s Fashion Los Angeles Awards at the Sunset Tower hotel in California.

Fergie was the person who presented the Young Money Barbie with the award and also sang a portion of “Starships“.

You can check out some footage of this and Nicki‘s speech in the clips after the jump below!

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Drake Shares His Thoughts On The Recent London Terrorist Attack During Show In Scotland [Video]

April 3, 2017 by Danny M

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Drake Shares His Thoughts On The Recent London Terrorist Attack During Show In Scotland

Last week, Drake shared his thoughts about the recent terrorist attack on the Westminster Bridge and Palace Of Westminster in London, UK on March 22nd during a show on his “The Boy Meets World” tour.

While on stage at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, Drizzy did a powerful speech that you can read and watch below:

“Before we came here, it was kind of a weird emotion for all of us, because you know we had just left London, England and as you know the other day some terrible things happened in London, England. And I feel like terrible things keep happening in this world, because there’s truly some people that believe that this world should function based on hate and divide, but you know I’m going to tell you something. One of my favorite feelings in the world was to come from London, to stand in the back and pray… pray about a different emotion, and then to come out here to Scotland and see people from all races, all places, and to show love, and enjoying ourselves, and I wanna thank you for that.”

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