While fans continue to await Drake’s upcoming album, Certified Lover Boy, what’s Next’s rapper took to the media to announce a new project he’ll be involved in, and this is a sports documentary.
If his confirmation is to be believed, the Toronto rapper will be executive producer for Black Ice, which is a feature-length documentary was delves into “the history, influence and racialized journey of Black hockey players,” recording everything, from the founding of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes back in 1895, to the modern day’s National Hockey League and their “often overlooked and marginalized contributions to the game,” according to a press release via www.bestunitedstatescasinos.com.
The sports documentary film will be directed by Canadian filmmaker Hubert Davis, who proficiently directed the 2016 basketball documentary Giants of Africa. Drake won’t be alone in the executive producing department, as Maverick Carter, Adele “Future” Nur and Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James will be joining the rapper.
James and Carter’s Spring Hill Company was reported to be one of the three production companies involved in the documentary, which includes Dream Crew Entertainment and Uninterrupted Canada.
In a statement released to the media, Davis said: “I was not only surprised but inspired to learn about the stories of the often overlooked and unheralded Black pioneers of hockey. I think it is more important than ever before for all generations, particularly young people of colour, to understand and see the diverse faces who have contributed and shaped one of the essential fabrics of our country.”
While Drake was popularly known for being a rapper and the global ambassador for the NBA team, Toronto Raptors, the artist admitted that he grew up playing hockey.
During an interview with ESPN in 2010, Drake confirmed that he played right-wing and even made it to Upper Canada College hockey camp, which is where the good kids are sent, according to him. He also revealed that his mother stopped him from playing the game after getting cross-checked in the neck.
Over the years, the Toronto rapper has managed to keep a growing list of film and TV projects. He was made the executive producer of The Carter Effect, a Vince Carter documentary released in 2017. In 2019, he executive produced Euphoria, an HBO teen series. It was revealed that he will be involved in the production of a psychological thriller named “Spiral” starring Selena Gomez, and meilleurs jeux casino was pleased the rapper’s career path.
However, we still have no idea as to when Drake will be dropping his new album, Certified Lover Boy, and although the rapper dropped “Scary Hours 2” to satiate his fans’ hunger, this could only last for a while before the hunger strikes once more.