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Earlier this week, there seems to have been rumours saying that rapper, Drake, had been killed in a fatal car crash, and the story was strong enough to have major site all over the world reporting the information.

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(Holly wood Reporter)


Top sites around the world including CNN and Yahoo news fell for the hoax story about Drake being involved in a car crash.

The story went on to claim that the rapper has died, which is totally false.

CNN reports Drake's death hoax play

CNN reports Drake's death hoax


The controversy started on 4 channel sites, where the death rumour started in the comments section of his "Hotline Bling" video.

Yahoo news reports Drake's death hoax play

Yahoo news reports Drake's death hoax



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Surprisingly, the fake news found its way onto the front pages of Yahoo News, Buzzfeed and even CNN.

As they say, to err is human...

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