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  • Drake plays 'Fortnite' with 'Ninja', helps break record

  • Grammy Award-winning rapper Drake helped video game streaming platform Twitch break its record for the most-viewed stream by joining gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to play "Fortnite." There were 630,000 concurrent viewers of the popular game at its peak Wednesday. The duo was later joined by rapper Travis Scott and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

, FILE - In this June 27, 2015 file photo, Canadian singer Drake performs on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, London. Drake helped video game streaming platform Twitch break its record for the most-viewed stream by joining gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to play "Fortnite." There were 630,000 concurrent viewers of the popular game at its peak Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)

15 of March 2018 21:58:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy Award-winning rapper Drake helped Twitch break its record for the most-viewed stream by joining gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to play "Fortnite."

There were 630,000 concurrent viewers at its peak on the live-streaming platform Wednesday.

The rapper and singer says he's been playing the popular video game for a month or two.

He played with "Ninja" and then they were joined by rapper Travis Scott and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.


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