SEVERE WX : Fire Weather Watch View Alerts

Drake and Ninja's 'Fortnite' battle sets a new Twitch record

Drake is new to the game.Not the rap game, mind you, but rather the video game "Fortnite."The "Hotline ...

Posted: Mar 15, 2018 10:53 PM
Updated: Mar 15, 2018 10:53 PM

Drake is new to the game.

Not the rap game, mind you, but rather the video game "Fortnite."

Viewership peaked at 600,000 people

Drake recently started playing

The "Hotline Bling" rapper helped break a record late Wednesday when more than 600,000 people tuned in to watch him play the popular game on Twitch, a streaming service that allows people to watch others play video games.

The rapper joined pro-gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to play the survival game, smashing the previous record of 388,000 viewers set by gamer Dr DisRespect, according to CNET.

Drake tipped fans off to his participation via his Twitter account.

Cue people freaking out.

The pair were eventually joined by NFL player JuJu Smith-Schuster and rapper Travis Scott.

Those who tuned in learned that Drake has only been playing the game for about a month or two and that he and his crew sometimes use it to relax during long hours in the studio.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 879645

Reported Deaths: 16982
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2893666877
Riverside640751272
San Bernardino597791021
Orange570711410
San Diego52735853
Kern33448410
Fresno30051429
Sacramento24425468
Santa Clara23355378
Alameda22738433
San Joaquin21187484
Contra Costa18157234
Stanislaus17341392
Tulare17120275
Ventura13901160
Imperial12475335
San Francisco11901133
Monterey1109183
San Mateo10810157
Santa Barbara9608119
Merced9314152
Sonoma8934129
Kings815983
Solano711774
Marin7019124
Madera488673
San Luis Obispo400932
Placer397852
Yolo307356
Butte301950
Santa Cruz270623
Napa188214
Sutter179612
Shasta172329
San Benito140314
El Dorado12834
Yuba125310
Mendocino110321
Tehama7748
Lassen7571
Lake67015
Glenn6393
Nevada5828
Humboldt5549
Colusa5456
Calaveras33317
Amador31316
Tuolumne2494
Inyo21515
Siskiyou1840
Mono1752
Del Norte1731
Mariposa782
Plumas540
Modoc270
Trinity230
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 68°
Oroville
Few Clouds
74° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 68°
Chester
Clear
49° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 49°
Red Bluff
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 81°
Willows
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 68°
Gusty winds, hot temperatures, and dry conditions are prompting a Red Flag Warning for high fire danger today. Gusty winds will keep fire danger high through the end of the week, but a welcome cooling trend is on the way in your extended forecast.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events