Drake is having the best week ever. In addition to topping the charts with his recent album NWTS’ Rapper and Toronto native Drake is formally introduced as the Raptors’ global ambassador.
The NBA team has turned to the 26-year-old to help rebuild the franchise. As part of the partnership, Drake will use his A-list connections to attract prized free agents and invigorate the Toronto fan base.
“Today’s probably one of the best days of my life,” Drake, a lifelong Raptors fan, told the AP. “I got to throw on the suit and be announced as the global ambassador of the Toronto Raptors. ”On Monday, Drake was on hand to announce that the NBA All-Star game is coming to Toronto in 2016. As part of the changes, the Raptors will undergo a facelift that will include a new look and new colors.
“I’ve supported the franchise through our ups and downs. More than anything, I’m a Toronto guy. I’m a city guy,” said Drake. “I care about the city more than anything in the world.”