|Artist Birtday :||24/10/1986 (Age 31)|
|Born In :||Toronto|
|Occupation(s) :||singer, tv actor, rapper|
|Web Site :||More information|
Aubrey Drake Graham known as Drake (24 October 1986) from Toronto, Canada is a Canadian rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor. Music always has been part of his family – Dennis Graham – Drake’s father was part of a legendary rock and roll band, called Jerry Lee Lewis. Drake’s uncle was a bassist for Sly and Family Stone. In Drake’s mother’s line, there were also musicians.
When he was 5, his parents divorced and he moved to the Jewish neighborhood Forest Hill with his mother. He studied at Jewish school. Despite everything, Drake revealed he felt isolated most of the time during High School because he felt different.
During the earlies 2000’s Drake became popular with tv teen drama series called Degrassi: The Next Generation. There Drake played a baseball ex star, who was disabled. It is interesting that in that certain Tv show Drake had started to rap.
But in order to have a career as a rapper, he had to quit and in 2007 came up his debut mixtape – Room for Improvement. After that, Drake released 2 independent projects – Comeback Season and So Far Gone.
Drake’s debut studio album came in 2010 with the name Thank me later, which later became platinum. In 2011 and in 2013 his new releases showed up – Take care and Nothing Was The Same. They both were very successful. He also earned his first Grammy for Best Rap Album.
In 2015 two of Drake’s mixtapes became platinum in the US. Those were If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late and What a Time To Be Alive.
After few mixtapes and a collaboration with Future in 2015 , Drake’s fourth studio album came up during the spring of 2016 with the name Views. It was a huge success – 13 weeks on the top of Billboard charts. The most popular hit was “Hotline Bling” (with Grammy for the best rap song in early 2017) .
Drake continued to have a huge career success and in May, 2017 he was the big Billboard Music Awards winner and took 13 awards: for top artist, male, top Billboard 100 album and many more.
By the end of 2017 multiple snippets of songs leaked after rumors about a possible collaboration with various artists such as Pi’erre Bourne and the rapper Trippie Redd. Those songs later showed up as a mini EP – Scary Hours.
On January 2018 Drake’s first solo after More Life was released.
The album Scary Hours also featured the top-ten singles “Diplomatic Immunity” and “God’s Plan”. Also, “God’s Plan” was the second song with which Drake reached number one as a solo artist. Walk It Talk It song featuring with Migos Drake earned his 70th top 40 hit. Drake also featured in “Look Alive” with the Memphis rapper BlocBoy JB’s debut single from February 2018. This song is at most top 10 hits on Hot 100.
Drake hit a few rough patches in his personal life despite the fact his career was very successful. About Drake’s love life there had been different rumours and stories from the entertainment industry. The most popular relationship that he had was with the singer Rihanna, with who he met in 2005. Later on Drake and Rhanna started to date and became very close, also they worked together a few times. Unfortunately, they broke up because of Chris Brown’s relationship with Rihanna. Drake hit a few rough patches in his personal life despite the fact his career was very successful.
During the summer of 2012 Drake and Chris Brown became rivals for the affections of singer Rihanna.They both were acting very violent and found themselves facing legal consequences for such actions.