Monday 23 November 2015

Oops! CNN, Yahoo news fall for Drake death hoax 'story

Top sites around the world including CNN and Yahoo news fell for a hoax story about Drake being involved in a car crash. The story claimed the rapper was even dead which is totally false.

The controversy started on 4chan site where the death rumour started in the comments section of his "Hotline Bling" video, 

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