Months after it was announced that Young Money singer/rapper Drake would serve as global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors, it has been revealed that Wale will take on a similar role with the Washington Wizards.
According to BallOverAll.com, the D.C. wordsmith has been named creative liaison for the Washington Wizards.
In a statement, the Maybach Music Group artist expressed his excitement at his new role and revealed that he’ll be working with the team on several projects for the upcoming season.
“I’m excited to start building as the creative liaison for the Washington Wizards,” said Wale in a statement, according to BallOverAll.com. “As a D.C. native and lifelong Wizards fan, this is truly an exciting and organic relationship for me. We’ve got some exciting projects up our sleeve that will roll out throughout the season.”
As part of his role as creative liaison, Wale will perform during player intros during their home opener later this week and will also assist with social media promotions and merchandise designs.
During an interview with The Breakfast Club in September, Wale hinted at landing “a job with the Washington Wizards.”
“I don’t really need no help on the music side,” Wale said. “It’s like the brand stuff is what I’m on right now…I have a job with the Washington Wizards. Can we go into that now? [I’m a] brand ambassador. One of the magnificent things that I do with my free time.”