University bosses have issued a cease-and-desist letter to the rapper for meeting with raw recruits at the Big Blue Madness event in October (14) and thus violating the National Collegiate Athletic Association's recruitment rules.

In a letter from the college's compliance office, the Canadian star, a big Kentucky basketball fan, had impermissible communication with three potential student-athletes, who were visiting the school prior to making a decision about their college home.

The university officials have urged Drake to "refrain from conversations with prospects or taking photos with prospects when that conversation or photo occurs outside the parameters established by the NCAA."

Kentucky coach John Calipari made sure Drake didn't feel too sore about the slap on the wrist on Wednesday (22Jul15) when he took to and wrote, "There are no issues with @Drake and UK (University of Kentucky), and Drake is and always will be a part of our Big Blue family. I hope to see him on campus soon."