Drake Promotes New Virginia Black Whiskey Brand
It looks like Drake is expanding his tastes as Champagne Papi is now aligning himself with a new brand of whiskey called Virginia Black.
Drizzy recently took to Instagram to plug the upcoming alcohol line. Posting a picture of what appears to be the brand's logo (a gold lowercase v and b on top of a black background), the OVO rapper captioned the photo "After that legendary moment what else is there to do but celebrate with class. Virginia Black coming soon..." It is unclear whether the rapper is a share holder in the company or if he is just the front man for the operation, but it looks like we will find out sooner than later. Stay thirsty my friends.
Drizzy continues to expand his empire. In December, he launched his OVO flagship store in Los Angeles. The store offers Drake-inspired apparel and other 6 god related items. In September, he opened Frings Toronto, a new restaurant that features the work of famed Canadian chef Susur Lee. He also continues to cultivate his relationship with the Jordan brand.
Aubrey is doing just as well on the music side. On top of having maybe the most highly anticipated album of the year Views From the 6 dropping in April, he has been nominated in three categories at tonight's Grammy Awards including Best Rap Song ("Energy"), Best Rap Album (If You're Reading This It's Too Late) and Best Rap Performance for the Meek Mill diss track "Back to Back."
Speaking of Back to Back, Drake was recently asked who his pick is to win it all this year in the NBA, and the Toronto Raptors global ambassador had to keep it all the way funky and go with the reigning champion Golden State Warriors. "I don't seen anybody else beating those guys to be honest with you," Drake said. "Reluctantly yes, it's going to be a back to back."
It turns out Drizzy doesn't come out on top in everything. Over the weekend the heated ping pong battle between him and retired NBA star Reggie Miller finally went down and unfortunately Drake took an L.
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