Drake, Rob Ford help welcome 2016 NBA All-Star Game

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Rapper Drake sits with Toronto Mayor Ford during an announcement that the Toronto Raptors will host the 2016 NBA All-Star game in Toronto

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The 2016 NBA All-Star Game is coming to Toronto and the Raptors are looking to one of the music industry's biggest stars to help revamp the franchise.

Drake and Toronto mayor Rob Ford were both part of the announcement.

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