Drake congratulates Rihanna's MTV VMAs honor with giant billboard

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Drake Surprises Rihanna With a Massive Gift

Drake sure knows how to make a statement.

Ahead of 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (Aug. 28), where Rihanna will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the Toronto MC bought a large billboard in Los Angeles to congratulate the diva.

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"Congratulations to Rihanna from Drake and Everyone at OVO," the billboard read.

When he extra ❤🏆!!!

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The gesture didn't go unnoticed by Rihanna. "When he extra," she captioned an Instagram photo of the large sign, along with a heart and trophy emojis.

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Rumors have been swirling that the two music stars are secretly dating, which would explain why Drake would go to so much effort to congratulate the singer. Or perhaps it was meant to drive awareness of Drake's song "Too Good," which features Rihanna and has been climbing the Hot 100.

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Drake and Rihanna perform 'What's My Name' at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GRAMMYS-SHOW)
Recording artists Drake (L) and Rihanna perform "What's My Name" at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GRAMMYS-SHOW)
Drake and Rihanna perform "What's My Name" at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY) (GRAMMYS-SHOW)
Recording artists Rihanna (L) and Drake perform "What's My Name" at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GRAMMYS-SHOW)
Singer Rihanna gets a kiss from Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA All-Star basketball game in Los Angeles, February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Rihanna (L) performs with Canadian rapper Drake during half-time of the NBA All-Star basketball game in Los Angeles February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Rihanna (R) performs with Canadian rapper Drake during half-time of the NBA All-Star basketball game in Los Angeles February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Rihanna (L) performs with Canadian rapper Drake during half-time of the NBA All-Star basketball game in Los Angeles, February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
Rihanna and Drake perform at the BRIT Awards at the O2 arena in London, Britain, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth EDITORIAL USE ONLY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Rihanna and Drake perform at the BRIT Awards at the O2 arena in London, Britain, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Rihanna and Drake perform at the BRIT Awards at the O2 arena in London, Britain, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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Drake, meanwhile, has multiple VMA nods for his "Hotline Bling" video. The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards airs live from New York's Madison Square Garden on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET

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