Drake not too long ago gave a speech on the Nike Maxim Awards the place he took a handful of digs at New Balance, Tyga, and Kanye West.
Here is the whole lot you must know.
Drake joked about New Balance at Nike Maxim Awards
Drake is a number of issues, nevertheless, being a humorist may not be his forte.
The Boy took the stage of Nike headquarters on eighth September Thursday as he was the host of the Nike Maxim Awards. The occasion was held in Beaverton, Oregon.
However, it looks like his off-hand comment about Nike’s age didn’t obtain the laughs it deserved.
Drake advised the group, ‘Nike is 50. Nike is so old it’s carrying New Balance.’
The viewers alternatively reacted with groans and minimal response.
Nevertheless, Drake was not deterred as he tried to make one other joke.
He talked about, ‘I’ma take a drink actual fast.’
The 35-year-old rap star continued, ‘Nike turning 50 means LeBron is gonna try to come and get you to play for the Lakers this year.’
Moreover, he added, ‘This is the year where you’re going to stroll in a restaurant and see Nike having pink wine with Jared Dudley and Carmelo Anthony.’
Apart from that, Drake made just a few lighthearted jokes concerning the provide chain problem at Nike.
Drake on Nike turning 50 this yr: “Nike is so old it’s wearing New Balance.”
Video from harvestlouis on Instagram, taken on the Maxim Awards at Nike HQ in Oregon. pic.twitter.com/qxicIsF4p6
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Drake pokes enjoyable at Tyga throughout his monologue
Drake landed just a few punchlines at a number of high-profile names together with Adidas and Kanye West throughout his speech on the Nike Maxim Awards.
However, followers have been fast to note that he additionally took a jab at Tyga throughout his speech.
The Canadian rapper quipped, ‘When you put things into perspective. Adidas has Kanye, I think.’
Furthermore, the assertion succeeded to drew laughter from the viewers on the huge gala.
Nevertheless, Drake continued, ‘Nike, we have LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Giannis [Antetokounmpo], Michael Jordan. The greatest creative mind of all time, Virgil Abloh, rest in peace. We have Cristiano Ronaldo.’
He went on to say, ‘We have Serena Williams. We have Tiger [Woods]. And I’m fairly certain Reebok has Tyga, so we’re good.’
If you didn’t know, the One Dance hitmaker has a long-running beef with Tyga. It is dated again to an interview of the 32-year-old rapper in 2014.
The Taste singer stated at the moment, ‘I don’t like Drake as an individual. He’s simply pretend to me.’
Moreover, he added, ‘We were forced together and it was kinda like we were forcing relationships together.’