Drake takes massive $220m custom ‘Air Drake’ jet to the Caribbean ahead of Toronto Raptors NBA finals
Drake is flying high after his favorite NBA team made it to the finals.
So the rapper celebrated by taking his luxurious new ‘Air Drake’ jet to the Bahamas Sunday.
The Canada native’s aircraft – reportedly a 767-300F Boeing plane mode which is estimated to cost between $185 million to $220 million – is custom-made and features a number of amenities, according to TMZ.
Flying high: Drake decided to take his massive ‘Air Drake’ jet to the Bahamas ahead of his beloved Toronto Raptor’s NBA finals, which begin Thursday
The latest: The Nice For What rapper’s new plane was spotted Sunday in the Bahamas, as he’s expected to spend the week in the Caribbean before heading back to Canada for some hoops
The Nice For What performer, 32, is expected to spend the week in the paradise-like location, before traveling to his hometown of Toronto by Thursday, when his beloved Toronto Raptors will take the court for their first-ever NBA Finals.
The superstar rapper’s favorite team, which captured the Eastern Conference title Saturday against the Milwaukee Bucks, will be pitted against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors, who have been in the Finals for five consecutive years, winning four of those times.
The rap artist, whose full name is Aubrey Drake Graham, has been a ubiquitous presence courtside during the Raptors’ run for a ring.
He created an instant classic of a meme when he gave Toronto coach Nick Nurse an impromptu back rub as Toronto rallied to tie the best-of-seven series in the fourth game of the series Tuesday.
The second game of the series is slated to be played June 2 in Toronto, with the Warriors hosting games three and four at the Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Stalwart: The rap standout clapped courtside during the Raptors’ clinching win at home Saturday in Toronto
Excited: The entertainer has energized the fanbase and franchise with his enthusiasm
Prodigal son: Toronto fans held a large cutout of the rapper alongside their Thunder Sticks
Should the series extend beyond four games, the Raptors would host a potential game five and game seven.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr made a snarky pop culture reference when asked about the Toronto’s most high-profile fan, channeling the rapper’s hit Hotline Bling in his answer to reporters, according to ESPN .
‘I’m not worried about Drake – I called him on his cell phone earlier,’ Kerr said to laughs. ‘My daughter just rolled her eyes, “No more dad jokes please.”‘
Excited: Drake created an instant classic of a meme when he gave Toronto coach Nick Nurse an impromptu back rub as the Raptors rallied to tie the best-of-seven series in the fourth game of the series Tuesday
Superstars: Drake hugged Raptors’ standout Kawhi Leonard after the win Saturday