As if there weren’t already enough reasons to watch the 22nd annual ESPYs, rapper Drake will be hosting the sports award show on July 16th in Los Angeles.
The news was released via Drizzy's Twitter. The Grammy-winning, powerful rhyme-spitting artist is no stranger to sports--he recently signed on with the NBA's Toronto Raptors as their Global Ambassador; he helped launch a Raptors clothing line; consulted on a redesign of the team’s appearance; and appeared in a commercial for the team.
In a recent statement, Drake said:
This is an incredible opportunity for me to combine two of my biggest passions -- sports and performing.”
Drake is an unbelievably talented entertainer who truly has a passion for sports. We are thrilled to have him to host this year’s show.”
Even Rolling Stone stated, “Drake’s pretty much already the greatest ESPY host of all time.”