Canadian rapper Drake got here to the resuce to assist the College of Kentucky’s mens basketball workforce discover a place to apply. The workforce discovered a stunning supply of assist whereas getting ready throughout a event within the rapper’s dwelling nation.
The College aspect have been in Canada for the 2023 GLOBL JAM showcase event. The Wildcats took the journey over the border, stopping by Toronto, as this yr’s representatives for the USA.
Whereas trying to find a spot to apply the multi-award successful musician opened the doorways to his multi-million pound masion. The 50,000 sq. toes dwelling not solely has a wealth of facilities and opulent objects, it additionally boasts a regulation-size indoor basketball courtroom which the workforce have been capable of make good use of.
Pictures and movies circuating social media confirmed gamers practising their photographs on the courtroom following the rapper’s invitation. Nevertheless, the invite will not come as a shock for followers of the workforce and of Drake.
The rapper has been an avid supporter of the Wildcats and has even identify dropped the aspect on the 2015 observe ‘Scholarships’ saying that he “rock[s] Kentucky blue.” The 36-year-old has additionally been a very long time good friend of head coach John Calipari who launched the Canadian rapper at Large Blue Insanity again in 2009.
Following apply gamers from the workforce got a tour of Drake’s mansion and filmed their journey via the house. Drake is presently away from the property as he takes half in his ‘It is All a Blur’ tour alongside 21 Savage.
The gamers have been capable of benefit from the rapper’s massive pool and look at his spectacular sports activities memorabilia assortment. The room featured jerserys from a number of the world’s greatest atheletes together with Michael Jordan, Tom Brady and Dennis Rodman.
Drake beforehand spoke out on his help for the Wildcats throughout a speech to Large Blue Nation in 2017. The rapper was serving as an honorary coach and mentioned: “I informed Coach that I wished to return again, and he made it attainable for me to be right here, so I recognize you accepting me once more, yet another time.
“You already know, individuals ask me, ‘There are such a lot of madnesses happening and so many alternative occasions, why don’t you go anyplace else?’ And I inform them, ‘I’m a Wildcat via and thru. And there’s just one Large Blue.’”
The workforce are presently 2-0 up on this yr’s Globl Jam after claiming a 93-69 win over Canada. A end result that may absolutely depart Drake divided when he returns from tour.