The Drake Effect: Brilliant Brand Ambassador or Annoying NBA Superfan?

He taunts, trolls and trash talks his rivals–both on the mic and on the basketball court. While Drake, officially known as the Raptors Global Ambassador since 2013, will likely appear in the Bay Area to root for his team they take on the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight, he […]

Drake Just Invested in eSports Betting Startup Players’ Lounge

In a new kind of collaboration, Drake joined some of Silicon Valley’s biggest VCs and angel investors–including Strauss Zelnick and Marissa Mayer–in raising a total of $3 million for Players’ Lounge, the eSports betting startup announced in a Medium post Thursday. “Players’ Lounge is a platform where gamers can play their favorite video games against […]

Music Publishers Sue Peloton for Using Unlicensed Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake Songs

Popular home fitness company Peloton is being sued by music publishers for allegedly using music from their artists in the company’s video-streaming platform without permission. Publishers representing artists like Lady Gaga, Drake, Justin Timberlake, and Gwen Stefani are suing the company for copy infringement, saying that the company has used more than 1,000 songs by […]