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Drake to host the 2014 ESPYs

By Samantha Highfill, EW
updated 3:46 PM EDT, Wed April 9, 2014
Drake will follow
Drake will follow "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm who hosted last year's show.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The rapper/actor is set to host the show
  • He announced it via Twitter
  • The ESPYs will air July 16 on ESPN

(EW.com) -- And the host of this year's ESPYs is .... Drake!

The rapper/singer/actor/now-host will take the stage at the 2014 ESPYs to hand out awards for Excellence in Sports Performance. For a point of reference, last year's show was hosted by Jon Hamm.

There's no word yet on whether Drake will rap his way through the show, but we can only hope. Check out his announcement via Twitter below:

The ESPYs will air on July 16 at 9 p.m. on ESPN.

See the original story at EW.com.

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