Drake has been a fixture at many sporting events and is even the global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors. Now the Canadian rapper is taking his love for sports to the next level as host of this year’s ESPYs.
He shared the big news on Twitter. “Honored to be this year’s @ESPYS host @espn 7.16.2014 #ESPYS #NWTS,” tweeted Drake.
This won’t be his first experience as host. He previously presided over Canada’s JUNO Awards in 2011 and recently hosted “Saturday Night Live.”
Previous ESPY hosts have included Justin Timberlake and Jamie Foxx.
The ESPYs will air live from Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 16, at 9 p.m. EST.