Drake Gets Odd Canada Gig

Rapper is new 'global ambassador' for Toronto Raptors basketball team

By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

Posted Oct 1, 2013 8:28 AM CDT

(Newser) – Drake started at the bottom floor seats, but now he’s here … atop the Toronto Raptors efforts to rebrand the team. The basketball team announced the Toronto native rapper is now a "global ambassador" for the franchise. Defining Drake's role is kind of tough, but he's expected to be involved with redesigning jerseys and the team logo. It’s not exactly a slam dunk though. See, the Raptors aren’t very good. Newsy reports:

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