Drake Will Host and Produce the First-Ever NBA Awards

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 28:  Drake performs at the New Look Wireless birthday party at Finsbury Park on June 28, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo: Joseph Okpako/WireImage)

Drake Will Host and Produce the First-Ever NBA Awards

Drizzy is hitting the mic in a totally different way.

Published January 28, 2017

Drake is putting on his hosting hat once again.

The rapper recently confirmed that he is set to host and produce the inaugural NBA awards show in June.

The MC revealed the big news to Kentucky head coach John Calipari in an interview.

"I don't even know if I'm allowed to say this yet — we'll find out — but I'll say it anyway: I'm actually producing and hosting the first annual NBA awards this year," he said. "I get to take the reigns on it."

This won't be Drake's first hosting gig. Back in 2014, he hosted the ESPYs and seemed to be quite in his element.

"The ESPYs let me do great things and I thank them a lot for that," he said. "Award shows are sometimes a bit restrictive, but they let me do a lot at the ESPYs. We'll just expand on that. I love hosting. I love being in a room of legendary, iconic people who I look up to and having that pressure to make them laugh and enjoy their evening. Hopefully that will go well."

The NBA Awards will take place on June 26, 2017.

Get the latest on Drake in the BET Breaks video, above.

Written by Moriba Cummings


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