What a week to be Aubrey. After mingling with Kobe Bryant and performing with A$AP Mob in Los Angeles, after opening his OVO store in downtown Toronto and brawling with Diddy in Miami, Drake is slowing life down (for a moment) with an announcement.
Yes, Drake Night is back. We knew this. But now we have the t-shirt design to prove it.
Going against the black and gold of last season, this year’s Drake Night shirt is a little more retro – embracing the 20th Anniversary with the original Raptors logo and lettering. For those who love the Dinos but shun their global ambassador, there’s a lot less OVO branding and that will probably make you happy. For those of us who live life with the opening of "Pound Cake" stuck in our heads, this is kind of a disappointment. Good god almighty, the more gold owls the better, if you ask me.
Regardless, Air Canada Centre will be a white-out next Wednesday, as Drake has again plucked the Brooklyn Nets as the unlucky foes of Drake Night. As the ancient proverb says, "Enter at ye own peril, for Drake is courtside."
I mean, they won last year on Drake Night. It was quite the night too! Drake announced the starting lineups. Drake did commentary with Matt and Jack (who clearly prefer him to Wale). Drake got a special Drake suit jacket with Drake’s nickname inside. If we get half the Drake we got in January, it’s a win in my books.
What do you think of Drake Night? Are you going? Can you get me a shirt? Size medium, please.