In all its OVO form, while the ghost of Canada’s own-rapper: Drake come flying by for a photo op straight into the lens of a Quebec provincial traffic camera, his photo-opping presence is causing a stir—and some major violations two…(to be exact).
As history would have it, it’s no secret that the rapper is a fan of the sport of basketball and especially Kentucky Wildcat’s men’s basketball reigning supreme on the chart topping rapper’s list.
While that may very well be all fine and good, during an October 2015 audit, the No. 9 team in the country had to self-report a minor rules violation for what is now, the second time-when back in May (2015) he struck a pose with Kentucky’s point guard player Tyler Ulis at a concert which is considered a Level III violation in the NCAA rulebook filed under “preferential treatment” despite the picture being taken by Jerry Tipton and Ben Roberts of the Lexington Herald-Leader.
According to the Bleacher report:
The Herald-Leader reported this type of violation is defined as “isolated or limited in nature,” and any competitive or recruiting advantage is “minimal.” Ulis’ name was redacted in an open-records report obtained by the newspaper, though it said Kentucky declared the “player” ineligible but reinstated him Oct. 14.
It became obvious the player was Ulis once the sophomore uploaded the photo to his Instagram account.
The Wildcats self-reported the first violation involving the “Hotline Bling” rapper after a recruit posed for a photo with him at Kentucky’s 2014 Big Blue Madness event prior to the first practice of the season.
Sporting News reported that Kentucky sent a cease-and-desist letter to Drake in July.
Drake’s involvement with the team has not hurt the Wildcats in terms of action on the court, but it has been a headache for the compliance office.
Well the game son’t stop ‘cause a player gets knocked as, the Toronto Raptors’ ambassador got himself a new basketball gig to focus on for now as, his game know-how will be put to the test (with
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