Bay Area Radio Station Bans Drake Until the End of 2019 NBA Finals
As the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors head into Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight (June 5), a Bay Area radio has banned all of Drake’s music until the Finals are over.
On Wednesday (June 5), The Mercury News reported that Berkeley, Calf.'s KBLX-FM radio station has removed Drizzy’s music from their playlists. This, of course, is in response to Drake’s incessant trolling during the series. The rap superstar, who is an ambassador for the Toronto Raptors, has been considered a nuisance with his sideline antics. It got so bad that the NBA advised Drake to take a chill pill. And then, of course, there’s the dreaded Drake curse.
KBLX program director Elroy Smith said the Drake ban is necessary for the Warriors to win: “(We) could not stand on the sidelines and accept Drake showing no love for our Golden State Warriors,” he told the newspaper. “It is my joy to cease and desist all of Drake’s music on KBLX in support a team that is loved by the Bay Area and around the world.”
He also thinks the Warriors will take home the NBA Championship trophy. “Oh yes, we are proclaiming a three-peat,” Smith predicted.
KBLX wasn't the only radio station to ban Drake's music. In May, Milwaukee-based radio station 103.7 KISS-FM removed Drizzy's songs from their playlists during the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors matchup in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.
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