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16:35  16 may  2019
16:35  16 may  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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A Milwaukee radio station is giving superstar Drake the silent treatment heading into the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. During the best-of-seven series , they say 103.7 KISS-FM will take a "break from Drake " in hopes it’ll help the Bucks squash the Toronto Raptors .

TORONTO — A Milwaukee radio station is giving superstar Drake the silent treatment heading into the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.Hosts of During the best-of-seven series , they say 103.7 KISS-FM will take a “break from Drake ” in hopes it’ll help the Bucks squash the Toronto Raptors .

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series© Provided by USA Today Sports Media Group LLC Grammy Award-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing — at least in the eyes of Milwaukee's 103.7 Kiss FM.

The radio station announced on Twitter on Tuesday that they won't play any of Drake's music until the conclusion of the Eastern Conference finals series between the first-seeded Bucks and second-seeded Raptors. The Bucks won Game 1 108-100 on Wednesday in Milwaukee.

"We pledge, until the series is over, to take a break from Drake," Riggs, one of the hosts on the station, said in the video.

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+ TORONTO – A Milwaukee radio station is giving superstar Drake the silent treatment heading into the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. During the best-of-seven series , they say 103.7 KISS-FM will take a “break from Drake ” in hopes it’ll help the Bucks squash the Toronto Raptors .

Milwaukee Radio Station Takes a 'Break From Drake ' Until End of Bucks - Raptors Series . The city of Milwaukee is ready to do whatever it takes to support the Bucks during this year's Eastern Conference finals. Example A: One radio station will be giving Drake the silent treatment ahead of

Another Milwaukee radio station, 105.7 The Fan FM, caught wind of the movement and decided to join in.

"In a show of solidarity with our sister station @1037KISSFM, we will also not be playing any Drake music during the Eastern Conference Finals #BreakFromDrake," the station wrote on Twitter.

In an interview with Canada's CBC News, the Kiss FM crew said they typically play Drake up to four or five times an hour.

"We play a lot of Drake," Riggs said.

The Bucks lead the series 1-0, but if it goes seven games, that means no Drake until May 28.

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A Milwaukee radio station is temporarily banning Drake ’s music from its airwaves as the Toronto Raptors square off with their hometown Bucks This radio show in Milwaukee has stopped playing Drake songs ahead of NBA's Eastern Conference Finals series between the Toronto Raptors and

A Milwaukee radio station is giving superstar Drake the silent treatment heading into the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Hosts of morning show Riggs During the best-of-seven series , they say 103.7 KISS-FM will take a “break from Drake ” in hopes it’ll help the Bucks squash the Toronto Raptors .

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