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Drake named global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors

Canadian rapper Drake has landed a new job as the global ambassador for his hometown basketball team, the Toronto Raptors.

The announcement on Monday (30Sep13) coincided with the news Toronto city officials will host the 2016 NBA all-star game and festivities at Air Canada Center.


The Started from the Bottom hitmaker will serve as a consultant for the sports team and he is eager to help the Raptors win an NBA title.


He says, "My goal is to do anything I'm asked to do to bring a championship to Toronto."