Drake says he's no bandwagon fan: 'I'm a supportive friend'
JUL 12, 2014 12:44p ET
Hip-hop star Drake has gotten his fair share of flak for swapping out jerseys (and seemingly allegiances) as easily and as quickly as people change their socks.
But Drake defended his team-jumping tendencies to Complex magazine, after its reporter asked if the Canadian recording artist would be attending Cleveland games now that LeBron James has gone back to the Cavaliers.
"Well, first of all, I'd like to say that despite what everyone on the Internet thinks, I do not team jump. In the past I've always supported the player and not the institution — unless we're talking about the Kentucky Wildcats and the Toronto Raptors; I will never stray from them. But whether it comes to soccer or football or basketball, I have a lot of friends that play for a lot of teams. I'm not team jumping. I'm a supportive friend.
"Of course, I'm gonna go watch games in Cleveland. If not for LeBron — who I said is a brother to me, we've got three kids from Toronto on one team, plus Manziel who is part of our family and our brother. I definitely have to look into some real estate in Cleveland and spend some months of the year out there. Like I said, my teams will always forever be who they are but I will support the group who has shifted to Cleveland."
Now's a good a time as ever to take a look back at all the different teams Drake's aligned himself with: