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Drake honored with official day in adopted hometown

Rapper Drake has been honored with his own official day in Houston, Texas.

Mayor Annise D. Parker has declared 10 June Drake Day in the city.

Her proclamation reads, "In 2008, Lil Wayne invited Drake to fly to Houston and tour with him, and as a result, Drake has been a City Of Houston Ambassador, paying homage to Houston through his lyrics. He frequently mentions Houston in his songs... and has also been known to show kindness to the citizens of Houston.

"(The city) commends and appreciates Drake for dedicating his time to Houston through his passion and enthusiasm for music and our city".

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