Drake Reinventing Toronto Raptors With New Exec Job

Drizzy nabs a spot with the NBA team as a clothes designer and 'global ambassador.'

Drake: singer, rapper, October’s Very Own CEO and now, Toronto Raptors executive?

On Monday (September 30), Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment announced the NBA team-up with Drake, who just released his Nothing was the Same album last week. At his new gig, he’ll design a line of clothing for the team’s brand, he’ll redesign their appearance for the 20th anniversary of the team for the 2014-2015 season, and he’ll be a host at the 2016 NBA All-Star game, an honor the Raptors just agreed to.

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The Toronto Star reported that the team is putting everything on the table for change (excluding the name, of course) and that their template is the Brooklyn Nets, a team Jay Z had shares in until he had to give them up to become a sports promoter with Roc Nation Sports.

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Drizzy celebrated the news on Instagram, first snapping a photo of his front-page Star story and using the hashtags #NEWVISION and #416. “ALL STAR 2016 in TORONTO #NewVision#AllHailLeiweke #ILoveMyJob,” he wrote alongside a photo of a press conference. “Leiwke” refers to the head honcho of MLSE, which owns the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Raptors and Toronto FC. He hashtagged at photo of Leiwke with #MyNewBoss.

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